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  • Deep-dive review: The Lumia 635 smartphone -- a study in contrasts

    Nokia's new low-cost Lumia 635 smartphone makes some unfortunate hardware compromises, but on the plus side it comes with the excellent Windows Phone 8.1.

  • Working together: 3 new team collaboration tools

    Three new services -- Flow, Glip and Slingshot -- try to enhance the ability of teams to converse and collaborate using a variety of tools.

  • Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

    Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler

  • Review: Dell XPS 15 Touch is the best Windows laptop ever

    Dell's big, fast, 15-inch flagship laptop and its amazing touchscreen give the MacBook Pro Retina a run for its money

  • Android Wear deep-dive review: A smart start to smartwatch software

    Google's Android Wear platform is an impressive first step toward making smartwatches people will actually want to buy. Here's an in-depth look at where the software shines -- and where it falls short.

  • Samsung Gear Live vs. LG G Watch: A real-world evaluation

    The LG G Watch vs. Samsung Gear Live may look similar, but the first two Android Wear watches have some meaningful differences.

  • OnePlus One deep-dive review: Unbeatable value for Android geeks

    With a starting price of just $299, the unlocked, Cyanogen-powered OnePlus One Android phone beats the bigger brands at their own game.

  • First look: Apple's Swift is simple, at first

    Swift's clean and modern syntax makes it quick and easy to get started, but mastering this new language will take a while

  • Sync, store and share data with Transporter Sync

    The scoop: Transporter Sync, by Connected Data, about $100 (plus cost of external storage drive)

  • Docker 1.0 is ready for prime time

    If you're on the lookout for an easier way to migrate apps and services from development to production, or from one server environment to another, then you may already be aware of Docker. The Linux container solution has made waves for a while now, even as it has been widely viewed as not quite ready for production. The Docker team has been working steadily at finalizing a release that it considers to be production ready, and it appears to have reached that goal with the introduction of Docker 1.0.

  • Nutanix NX-3000 review: Virtualization Cloud-style

    Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform brings resilient, cloud-like server and storage infrastructure to traditional virtualization deployments

  • Surface Pro 3 deep-dive review: Has Microsoft finally got it right?

    Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 is supposed to work as both a tablet and a laptop. After working with it for a week, does our reviewer agree?

  • Google Drive leads in features, lags in ease-of-use

    This is the third in a series of three reviews covering the major online office productivity apps: Microsoft Office Online (Word Online, Excel Online, and PowerPoint Online), Apple iWork for iCloud (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iCloud), and in this article, Google Drive (with Docs, Sheets, and Slides) aka Google Docs and Google Apps.

  • Review: HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 scores with snazzy trackpad

    HP's buttoned-down EliteBook Folio 1040 has a lot going for it -- especially the multitouch, pressure-controlled Synaptics ForcePad

  • Apple rides the wave with Mavericks

    We haven't visited Apple OS X since Snow Leopard, and while there have been incremental changes, there is nothing radically different in OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

  • Review: Dell WYSE delivers Android-on-a-stick

    Thin clients aren't very exciting, and for a reason: they're designed to allow remote access to servers, usually with a Citrix, Microsoft, or VMware client. The folks at Dell WYSE have spiced up the category by building a thin client on top of Android, and getting it down to a form factor only slightly larger than a USB memory stick.

  • Linksys WRT1900AC: The best open router yet

    Linksys' ambitious, prosumer-grade Wi-Fi router is pricey compared to the classic WRT54G router that inspired it, but it comes with a great feature set

  • Samsung Chromebook 2 review: Compelling -- but not without compromise

    Samsung's Chromebook 2 has a distinctive design and a roomy 1080p display, but it also has some meaningful drawbacks compared to other devices.

  • Review: Apple's iWork for iCloud is elegant but limited

    Apple's online productivity suite is exceptionally polished and easy to use, but lacking in word processing and spreadsheet features

  • Hands on with Motorola's feature phone slayer, the Moto E

    Motorola Mobility's Moto E doesn't cost much, but it works well and doesn't look cheap.