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6 lesser-known browsers: Free, lightweight and low-maintenance

Popular browsers such as Edge, Firefox and Chrome have lots of features -- and can take up lots of memory. We look at 5 lesser-known browsers for simpler surfing.

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How to save on mobile plans: Look beyond the Big Four carriers

If you’re fed up with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless, there are plenty of smaller carriers to choose from. We look at some alternatives.

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The Dell Latitude 5285: A hybrid tablet primed for business

Dell has honed its Latitude 5285 2-in-1 for the enterprise, with performance, security, and connectivity enhancements that might just sell businesses on the hybrid “tabtop” concept.

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Review: Office 365's Delve, Sway and Planner fall flat

Microsoft's latest productivity tools – now including the Planner mobile app for iOS and Android -- have a few compelling features but integrate poorly with Office

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Business chat review: Slack vs. Teams vs. HipChat vs. Yammer

The 800-pound gorillas Microsoft and Google are taking on the niche providers Slack and Atlassian that created this market, but you need more than size to win

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Review: Outlook Groups is now a pain on all platforms

Outlook Groups may be core to Microsoft’s collaboration strategy, but it isn’t core to Office 365 or even Outlook

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22 free tools for data visualization and analysis

Make your data sing. We look at 22 free tools that will help you use visualization and analysis to turn your data into informative, engaging graphics.

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Samsung Galaxy Book 12: A top 2-in-1 for the enterprise

Samsung’s new business-friendly tablet with detachable keyboard, the Galaxy Book 12, gives Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 a run for its money.

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Android smartphones: Which one is right for you?

There are a lot of interesting new smartphones hitting the market -- here are summaries of our reviews to make it easier for you to find the one that's right for you.

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BlackBerry returns with a surprisingly decent business phone: The KEYone (with video)

BlackBerry's new Android, the KEYone, comes complete with a real keyboard and is strictly for business. According to our reviewer, it's also not bad at all.

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6 useful R functions you might not know

One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R code is to see what other useRs have uncovered. So, I'm sharing a few of mine.

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Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

The 3rd edition of this book will have you confidently using Wireshark to solve the kind of problems you're likely to run into. You'll be capturing and analyzing packets, understanding network protocols, and gaining important insights...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: Great enterprise phones with potential to be better

Enterprise features stand out on the excellent Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship line, but the touted Bixby virtual assistant doesn’t come close to delivering.

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Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 fails the likability test

The big-screen Android smartphone is too slick for its own good, with poor design decisions that render it unnecessarily hard to use

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Review: Samsung Dex nearly nails smartphone-as-desktop

Difficult setup and hardware issues mar an otherwise successful marriage of a smartphone to the traditional desktop experience

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Review: da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix 3D printer produces good quality, multi-colored objects

The da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix is XZYprinting's first fused filament, fabrication 3D printer capable of using two different colored filaments at the same time. While quality is still average, this machine is surprisingly capable.

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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: More secure, but not faster

Hyper-V 2016 tightens VM security and eases management, but seems to have lost a step.

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Review: Amazon QuickSight covers the BI basics

A promising data analysis tool in the cloud, QuickSight is easy to use but limited in terms of visualization types.

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