Reviews

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Review: vArmour flips security on its head

Instead of focusing on the bad guys, vArmour identifies good processes and locks them down.

Bitplay Professional Camera case for iPhone 6/6S

Turn your iPhone into an even better digital camera

Bitplay accessories add grips, lenses and protective case to enhance your shooting experience

De.Light Wi-Fi light bulb and adapter package

Review: de.Light combines light bulb with Wi-Fi; mixed results ensue

There's a great idea behind this Wi-Fi-enabled light bulb, but it needs some improvements before it's ready for prime time.

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3 Windows 10 tablets put to the test

We dropped, sprayed and shook three ruggedized Windows 10 tablets from Getac, Panasonic and Xplore. Here's how they fared.

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13 reasons not to use Chrome

Chrome may be the world’s most popular browser, but it isn’t necessarily the best one

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Review: Visual Studio 2017 is the best ever

Visual Studio 2017 is not only smaller and faster, but armed for many more use cases than previous versions

Portal Wi-Fi router

Review: Portal goes where no Wi-Fi router has gone before

Device aimed at urban environments, uses extra spectrum normally reserved for radar.

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REVIEW: Deep dive into Windows Server 2016

In this review, we will go through the various new and improved features of Windows Server 2016. We found that many of them worked as advertised, while others weren’t totally baked yet.

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iPad smackdown: Microsoft Office vs. Apple iWork vs. Google G Suite

Your iPad can largely function like a laptop with two of the three main office productivity suites

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The best Go language IDEs and editors

Among dozens of options for developing Go programs, Gogland, Visual Studio Code, and Cloud9 rise to the top

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5 open source security tools too good to ignore

Look to these clever open source tools to keep secrets out of source code, identify malicious files, block malicious processes, and keep endpoints safe

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Netool network port configuration analyzer - good concept, needs polish

The Netool network port configuration analyzer is a good concept and potentially a terrific product but needs polish

Samsung SmartCam PT network camera

Review: Samsung SmartCam PT network camera

Home security camera offers tons of features, but a disorganized UI mars the experience.

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Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite productivity

Can you really use Google’s G Suite instead of Microsoft Office? Here's how they compare on Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and Chrome OS

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SkyBell HD, the best video doorbell so far

Good video, fast startup, neat design makes the SkyBell HD the best video doorbell so far.

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REVIEW: Windows 10 Yoga Book: The good, the bad, the useful

Lenovo has introduced tablets with unique designs over the years, and their latest Yoga Book, released in October, is one of the most intriguing examples. This hybrid device looks like a mini notebook, but it’s technically a tablet...

Netgear Arlo Pro video security camera

Review: Arlo Pro cameras offer true flexibility for home security

Protecting your home with live video and triggered alerts made simple.

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Review: Microsoft's Nano Server offers mega advantages

Microsoft’s stripped-down Windows Server 2016 deployment option reduces the ops burden, but supports only a limited number of server roles

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14 Python libraries too good to overlook

Parsing, image processing, web crawling, GUI creation -- these little-known Python libraries have you covered

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Nanoleaf Aurora: Smart lighting for the nerd set

The Nanoleaf Aurora is smart lighting for the nerd set and integrates with Alexa and Siri but getting it past your non-nerd significant other might be tricky.

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