Stories by Galen Gruman

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?

iPhone 5s offers better security today, a peek at Apple of tomorrow

The iPhone 5s, like its cheaper sibling the iPhone 5c, has been available for a few weeks now, earning plaudits from most reviewers and igniting ignorant online discussions around mobile security and application performance. Some of that ignorance is intentional FUD from Android fanboys and security purveyors.

Review: Moto X is the Android smartphone no one needs

The much-ballyhooed smartphone from Google's hardware unit brings little that's worthwhile to the mix

In Pictures: The 7 best new features in iOS 7

Behind the radical new look and retooled user experience are some easily overlooked capabilities you'll enjoy.

In Pictures: In the rough post-PC seas, Intel fights back

A new set of chips promises to power everything from wearables to high-end PCs

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