Stories by Galen Gruman

Cisco fixes iOS 9 compatibility issue that blocked some VPNs

Split-tunnel AnyConnect VPNs again handle DNS resolution properly, restoring access to server resources

iOS 9 breaks VPNs, prevents server access for many

Cisco AnyConnect and other VPNs may or may not work for your servers, as Apple breaks split-tunnel compatibility

Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights

The ad-blocking wars were already damaging, but Apple is pushing it to an alarming level

The smart user's guide to getting better tech support

As a user, you can do four things to get issues resolved faster and more completely

The ‘iPad Pro’ won’t fix Apple’s iPad problem

The purported 'iPad Pro' won't change the realities of a saturated market

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 <a href="">plasticky, boorish Galaxy S5</a>.

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