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Can You Really Replace Microsoft Exchange with Google Apps Premier?

Google promises 99.9 percent uptime at only $50 per year per user. An IT admin makes the switch from Microsoft to see how it really works -- with mixed results.

Nikon Coolpix S8000 Pocket Megazoom Helps Casual Users Take Great Photos

With automated controls and simple operation, the Nikon Coolpix S8000 is an ideal high-zoom camera for beginners. It's hard to take a bad photo with this model, but you get no manual controls.


Blade Server Review: HP BladeSystem c7000

HP's c7000 blade system is rich in features, options, and performance, but some of the management tools need attention.

Virtualization Roundup: Four Lab Managers Tested and Reviewed

VMware, VMLogix, Surgient, and Skytap lab managers ace virtual machine configuration, deployment, and teardown, with some key differences in features and ease.

Blade Server Review: IBM BladeCenter H

IBM's blade system combines strong performance and solid features, but also lower density and higher cost.

Sound ID 510 Bluetooth Headset: Comfortable and Customizable

This is a solid Bluetooth headset unit for anyone who is willing to spend a little time fine-tuning the audio.

Jabra Cruiser: Hands-Free Calls With Extras

The Jabra Cruiser delivers hands-free calls and music over your car's stereo with minimal hassle.

Blade Server Review: Supermicro SuperBlade

The SuperBlade is an amazingly affordable blade server system, yet it still offers a few frills.

Blade Server Review: Dell PowerEdge M1000e

Dell's M1000e blade system lags HP and IBM in features and options, but hits the mark in performance and price.

Clearwire's Portable Clear Spot Hotspot Lets You Share a 4G Connection

Convenient Clear Spot travel router offers ease of setup and connects multiple devices via Wi-Fi.

Clear 4G USB Modem: Great If You Never Leave 4G

Clear's modem is fast and relatively easy to set up, but it won't connect outside the limited reach of 4G networks.

Sprint U301 3G/4G USB Modem (Franklin Wireless): Good Speeds, Lots of Potential

The dual-mode U301 can deliver fast speeds where a 4G signal is available, but it has trouble automatically switching from 3G to 4G.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5: Rugged and Sleek, but Touchy

Sony's tough-but-fashionable TX5 offers excellent low-light shooting, but its touchscreen and menus are drawbacks.