Brian NadelComputerworld

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

Give an Old Desktop New Life

Analysis: Instead of trashing this old PC, revitalize it on the cheap.

USB Devices Offer Easy Remote Access

Two new USB devices, the Pogoplug and I'm InTouch SecureKey, let you access your files remotely without the need for complicated software.


12 Money-Saving, Power-Sipping Green Gadgets for Earth Day

Save the planet, and generate a little juice for your bank account in the process.


10 Top Bluetooth Gadgets You Can't Live Without

A roundup of 10 cool and useful Bluetooth devices to help you phone, print, do presentations, and more--all without wires.

Will 3G Netbooks Replace Cell Phones?

As netbooks become more popular, makers scramble to include 3G data cards in their wares.

Double Your 3G Option With Gobi Technology

The ability to get online anywhere with a 3G cell network data card goes a long way toward delivering on the promise of mobility -- as long as you're in range of a network.

Hands On: Getting Started With Google Latitude

Google Latitude proved to be both an affective and easy-to-use tool for keeping track of family and friends.


Microprojectors: Small But Mighty

Welcome to the era of the microprojector--we review three of the newest portable projectors.

Cheap Laptop Batteries: Good Deal or Risky?

You can save up to 50% with an aftermarket battery for your notebook -- if you dare.

Sprint's 4G Xohm WiMax: How Fast Is It?

In our hands-on tests, the new Xohm network was fast and smooth -- but for now, you have to be in Baltimore.

10 Great Wi-Fi Gadgets for Work and Play

Add these Wi-Fi devices to your network for a new world of wireless productivity and entertainment.

4 Mini-laptops: Which Is Best?

We pit mini-notebooks from Acer, Asus, HP and Sylvania against each other. Who's the final winner?

Wi-Fi Tweaks for Speed Freaks

How to get the most out of your home or small-business wireless network.

Large-Screen Notebooks: Bigger Really Can Be Better

Entertainment and business multimedia go hand in hand with these three big notebooks, but which one is a true blockbuster?

12 Must-Have Gadgets for Digital Nomads

If you do your work on the run or in coffee shops, here are some devices that can make your life easier.