Stories by Galen Gruman

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

iPhone, Galaxy, iPad, Nexus: Here's how they really rate

The InfoWorld Test Center has reevaluated today's mobile devices in light of a changing technology landscape

In Pictures: The debt we all owe the Macintosh

The computers we use today derive their core experience from Apple's Mac, but the Mac also popularized other tech that's now standard today

In Pictures: Modern PCs that run the Windows you really want

Here are 12 good laptops and desktops that will run Windows 7 for a very long time

Media tablet showdown: Retina iPad Mini faces newly beefed-up challengers

The Retina iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HDX, Nexus 7, Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 go toe to toe in InfoWorld Test Center's review

Firefox OS sputters on the ZTE Open

The open source challenger is meant to be simple, but it crosses the line into the less than functional

Review: iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini won't knock your socks off

The best tablets on the market nonetheless feel more like interim upgrades than milestone devices worth ditching older models for

Review: Google gets it right with Nexus 5 Android smartphone

Finally, Google's flagship smartphone can actually compete with other Android flagships

In Pictures: The must-have iPad office apps, round 7

The revamped Apple iWork suite changes the game for tablet productivity

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Deathmatch review: Windows 8.1 vs. OS X Mavericks

With Windows 8.1 Professional and OS X 10.9 Mavericks both now shipping, how do the two flagship PC operating systems compare? Does Windows 8.1 fix enough of Windows 8's usability flaws to be worth adoption? Does Mavericks add enough value to get your attention?