Barbara Krasnoff

Technology editor and writer

Skilled reviewer and feature writer with experience in appealing to a wide range of readers, from consumer to enterprise. Expert editor who can take highly technical and/or awkwardly written content and translate it into readable, interesting copy.

United States of America

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Designing tomorrow's tech-friendly fashion

Our tech requirements are stressing today's fashion. Fortunately, a new generation of designers is looking to the future of tech-capable clothing.

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The Best Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems of 2018

If you are selling anything, from gifts and clothing to food and coffee or plumbing services, then you're going to need a point-of-sale (POS) system. These applications not only...

Computerworld

How to set up your office for video conferencing

In today's collaborative work environment, it's becoming increasingly likely that you're using video as an important tool for corporate meetings with colleagues or customers....

Computerworld

10 Trello tips and tricks

Having problems tracking team projects? Never learned how to use a formal project management application? You might want to try Trello. Atlassian's Trello can be described as a...

HPE

A new category of tech users: Creatives

Once relegated to the back-of-the-building art department, creatives are now front and center, in roles such as graphic artist, website designer, video artist, and virtual world...

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The Best Lead Management Software of 2017

If you're a salesperson, then you know you can't just sell to people you know, you have to start with a large number of unknowns and try to turn as many as you can into...

HPE

Four ways companies avoid hiring women IT workers | HPE

There are still organizations that don't feel they need diversity in their IT staff. Here's tongue-in-cheek advice for companies that don't want to attract women, and practical,...

HPE

How to make your company more attractive to women in IT

What do women want at work? Women IT workers who like their jobs explain what their employers do differently. The problem of toxic work cultures, especially in the tech...

Computerworld

Stay private and productive with 2 new Bluetooth headphones

Headphones, once a product mainly for music fans or audio engineers, are now a daily sight in the office and on the street. Not just for listening anymore, they not only let you...

Computerworld

First look: The new LG G6 brings with it a new aspect (ratio)

As the owner, for over a year, of a Nexus 6P, I have to say that while I enjoy having a nice big screen, it does present a problem when I'm trying to shove the smartphone in a...

Computerworld

Review: Samsung Chromebook Pro brings touch computing up a notch

For the most part, Chromebooks -- laptops that use Google's Chrome OS -- have been marketed as either lightweight and inexpensive student systems or low-end secondary machines...

Computerworld

Review: The Logitech Spotlight -- a new kind of presentation remote

First, let me admit that I don't have a lot of experience with presentation pointers. The few presentations that I've done over the course of my career did not involve...

Computerworld

Review: The CoWatch -- a smartwatch with the voice of Alexa

Even taking into consideration the latest smartwatch models introduced recently by Apple and Samsung, it has to be admitted that these gadgets haven't been doing as well as...

Computerworld

First look: The LG V20 keeps the good stuff and improves the rest

In an era when various features are being subtracted from high-end phones in order to make them sleeker and sexier -- like removable batteries, SD cards or even headphone jacks...

Computerworld

Hands on: The Moto Z Play -- Moto Mods plus a headphone jack

The recent introduction of the Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid smartphones, which replaced Motorola's previous line of Moto X smartphones, are perhaps the first real example...

Computerworld

Review: Acer Chromebook R 13 -- a Chromebook with class

There's been a lot of doom and gloom talk lately about how badly PCs -- both desktops and laptops -- are selling. According to a recent report from IDC, "Worldwide PC shipments...

Computerworld

Review: 7 Android apps that track your expenses

Traveling these days is a hassle, no matter why you're going, or where -- and the necessity to track your expenses along the way just adds to the irritation. A good app, though,...

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Review: The Huawei Fit joins the crowd of fitness watches

I'm not an especially fit person, by most standards -- I try to walk each morning and walk (rather than drive) to do my errands, and I get up from my desk chair at regular...

Computerworld

CES 2016: Hands-on: Omnity's search tool