Stories by Galen Gruman

Hands on: The first Apple Watch apps for road warriors

Now that the Apple Watch is here, does it do enough useful things to be a standard item for executives, road warriors, and other digital denizens?

Galaxy S6 first look: Inspired by the iPhone 6, but no mere clone

Samsung today announced the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, its flagship smartphones for 2015. I was able to use the two devices briefly in advance for a first look, and I was impressed. The new Galaxy S6 devices have a much nicer feel and more thoughtful design than last year's plasticky, boorish Galaxy S5.

Android for Work brings container security to Google Play apps

Google today made real its Android for Work product, which was first announced last June at the Google I/O conference. Android for Work is a revamped version of the Divide containerization app that Google acquired last spring. It's built in to Android 5.0 Lollipop and available as a separate app for Android 3.0 Ice Cream Sandwich through Android 4.4 KitKat.

In Pictures: The must-have iPad office apps, round 9.5

Google's newly completed Apps suite can't beat Apple's improved iWork or Microsoft Office

In Pictures: Windows 10

Microsoft's first glimpse of next year's new Windows fixes obvious flaws and borrows from Apple's OSes

iPhone 6: The little things make it a real star

The iPhone 6 is the first major redesign of the Apple iPhone since 2010's iPhone 4. The design is new, with the aluminum side band gone and the glass and aluminum halves directly welded for a sleeker, less-industrial look. The iPhone 6 is also bigger, a long-desired improvement in screen real estate. That's normal change in the smartphone world.

In Pictures: 10 ways Apple really has changed the (tech) world

Apple is both a creator of and a beacon for the technology future we now live in

In Pictures: Rotten Apple - Apple's 11 biggest failures

Apple sets the standard -- for both success and failure. Here's a look at 11 major screwups, some of which almost derailed the company

In Pictures: The must-have utilities for your iPad office

The 10 tools you must have on your iPad for business

Samsung Galaxy Tab S: One big blemish mars great Android tablet

A great screen and an elegant casing are sullied by a fingerprint sensor that barely works

In Pictures: Android L in action

The new Android version comes with a UI refresh, not new features alone

In Pictures: 6 reasons you'll love Windows Phone 8.1

The mobile world's whipping post deserves a fresh look, thanks to some compelling new features

In Pictures: The must-have iPad office apps

Microsoft Office does its best to challenge the reigning Apple iWork.

Review: 12-inch Galaxy Note Pro is too big for its own good

Samsung's mega tablet wants to be both a tablet and a laptop, but it's too awkward for either purpose

In Pictures: 10 cool Bluetooth devices for your iPhone or Android

The smartphone is the new computer, and wireless peripherals are popping up everywhere