Brian NadelComputerworld

Brian Nadel is a frequent contributor to Computerworld and the former editor in chief of Mobile Computing & Communications magazine.

Wearable computers: The next generation

Computing devices you can wear are still in their infancy, but a host of clever new designs are in the works. Get a peek at the brave new world of wearable computers, from sensor-laden surgical gloves to workout clothes that monitor your moves.

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Game On: 3 High-performance Laptops Duke It Out

Once the exclusive preserve of desktop computers or stationary gaming consoles, a new generation of notebooks is now offering enough speed and power to satisfy the inner gamer in all of us.

12 Cool, Creative, and Just Plain Weird Gadget Concepts

Take a gander at a dozen delightful concept designs for tomorrow's smartphones, laptops, gaming devices and more.

Tools for Smartphone-Only Travel

Pulling off laptop-free business travel requires new hardware, a handful of apps and some extra planning. These tools can help.

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Tools and Tips for Smartphone-only Travel: Extreme Mobility

You can enjoy the liberation of traveling without a laptop -- if you have the right equipment and plan ahead.

AT&T vs. Verizon: LTE Showdown in the Big Apple

AT&T's fledgling 4G LTE service is scorchingly fast in some locations, excruciatingly slow in others.

Wi-Fi Tethering 101: Use a Smartphone as a Mobile Hotspot

Buried inside many smartphones is a capability that few take advantage of. Tethering lets a phone act as a mobile hotspot to supply Web access to nearby PCs and other devices.

5 iPad Gadgets for Geeks

These iPad extensions go beyond web-browsing and video-watching; they're designed for technophiles who push their iPads to do more.

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Inspector Gadgets: Windows 7 Gadgets for Monitoring Your PC

These Windows desktop gadgets can give you a sneak peek inside the inner workings of your PC.

Hands On: BlackBerry PlayBook Released Too Early?

Because of its association with the BlackBerry brand, Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook will appeal to businesspeople, but on arrival it lacks many corporate must-haves, such as email and 3G wireless data. In fact, it feels like it was rushed to market.

ViewPad 10 Dual Android-Windows Tablet

While tablets such as Apple's iPad and Motorola's Android-based Xoom are continuing to attract popular attention, there are many workplaces that are still based...

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5 Bluetooth Headsets: Not Just for Phone Calls

These small headsets offer style, features and their own apps. We look at five of the latest models.

Three Executive-Class Laptops

In the business world today, you're judged as much by the technology you carry as by the cut of your clothes. You'll impress no one by walking into a meeting...

4G shootout: Verizon LTE vs. Sprint WiMax

We compare 4G network availability, plans, prices and speeds — especially speeds

4 Android Tablets Reviewed and Compared

Tablets from Archos, Samsung and ViewSonic are among the first to challenge the iPad.