Brian Nadel

Contributing Writer

Brian Nadel is a contributing writer for Computerworld and the former editor in chief of Mobile Computing & Communications magazine.

Elementary, my dear: How to revive an old PC with elementary OS

Head to head: Apple MacBook Air vs. Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 for Business

Head to head: Apple MacBook Air vs. Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 for Business

When every ounce and inch counts for business travel, these ultraslim laptops pack a lot of performance per pound.

Head-to-head: Apple iPad vs. Microsoft Surface Go for Business

Head-to-head: Apple iPad vs. Microsoft Surface Go for Business

Business travelers needn’t opt for pricy “Pro” 2-in-1 tablets from Apple or Microsoft; their smaller siblings are more affordable and ready for business. Here’s how they stack up.

Turning old PCs into new Chromebooks

Turning old PCs into new Chromebooks

Just about any slow, memory-challenged system can get a second lease on life with the lightweight Chrome OS.

Review: 5 digital whiteboard displays for business collaboration

Review: 5 digital whiteboard displays for business collaboration

Meetings are made more productive by interactive displays that you can write on and share with remote participants. We review five devices from Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung and InFocus.

Trip Prep 101: Taking the anxiety out of business travel

Trip Prep 101: Taking the anxiety out of business travel

You can’t take it all with you, but you can find slimmer options for most of the essentials.

IT buyer's guide to business projectors

IT buyer's guide to business projectors

Confused about which projector to get for your company? Here’s a look at the major categories, technologies and specs, along with buying advice.

How to use a smartphone as a mobile hotspot

How to use a smartphone as a mobile hotspot

Here's everything you need to know about Wi-Fi tethering.

USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it's great)

USB-C explained: How to get the most from it (and why it's great)

The era of USB-C computing is here. We’ve got tips on how to take advantage of those new ports on your laptop, phone or tablet.

The wireless road warrior’s essential guide

The wireless road warrior’s essential guide

You can leave your cables at home and still be able to charge your phone, get online, print and more.

IT buyer’s guide to business laptops

IT buyer’s guide to business laptops

Business-friendly notebooks come in all shapes, sizes and prices. Here's help picking the laptops best suited to your organization’s various employees.

Review: 4 online backup services keep your data safe

Review: 4 online backup services keep your data safe

We test cloud backup software from Mozy, Carbonite, Acronis and IDrive. Find out which offers the best security, speed, features, interface and price.

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