Apple iPad is a winner, say most early reviews

The iPad doesn't arrive in U.S. stores until Saturday, and most tech reviewers, like civilians, will need to wait until then to get their hands on one. As usual, though, Apple provided early

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Harry McCracken

Business notebook goes ballistic with Dell’s E6400 XFR

Bullet proof is the word that comes to mind when you first catch a glimpse of Dell's ruggedized business notebook the Latitude E6400 XFR.Forget about slim and sexy Mac Books or pretty bite-sized

Published on: August 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Palm Pre vs. iPhone 3G – Which is better?

iPhone 3G and Palm Pre Compared The iPhone 3G (right) and the Palm Pre both have a multitouch screen; both have similar feature sets and are used in a similar manner. But they

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Nick Mediati

Windows 7 only slightly faster than Vista

Improving performance is one of Microsoft's design goals with Windows 7, and many early reviewers (including ours) have said that the new OS seems peppier than Vista. But tests of the Windows 7

Published on: May 8th, 2009 Nick Mediati

Light-weight scanner ideal for mobile professionals

Mobile workers who need to scan documents on the go will find the Plustek OpticSlim M12 Plus scanner a relatively easy-to-use tool.Really light – it weighs less than a pound – the device

Published on: January 6th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

3M’s handheld projector best for displaying digital photos

"Do you have a projector in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?" The phrase crosses my mind as I remove 3M's Micro Professional Projector from its packaging.Small enough to

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Brian Jackson

Eight ways to self-promote without bragging

Unless you're a narcissist, self-promotion isn't an instinctive behavior. In fact, promoting yourself and your work can feel downright unseemly, like you're whoring yourself. It's no wonder self-promotion feels so unnatural for most

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Meridith Levinson

BlackBerry Storm disappoints U.S. reviewer

BlackBerry fans who've been yearning for a touch-based handset à la iPhone now have one, but the BlackBerry Storm - which Verizon Wireless plans to start selling Friday for $250 US with a

Published on: November 21st, 2008 Yardena Arar

The best business laptops for under $850

The stock market's a mess, your company's balance sheet looks like a sea of red ink and your budget for outfitting 50 employees with new notebooks has been slashed to the bone. What's

Published on: October 24th, 2008 Brian Nadel

A day with the new Apple MacBook

So after almost three years with a first generation 2GHz MacBook Pro with 2GB of RAM, I decided to "downgrade" to a new MacBook with 4GB RAM, some notes from the first day...Rationale

Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Seth Weintraub