Galen Gruman

Executive Editor

InfoWorld executive editor Galen Gruman analyzes the latest issues in mobile technology, the changing role of IT, and user-facing technology. Galen has written or co-written more than 40 how-to books, on iOS, iPad, Windows, MacOS, and desktop publishing. He is also the editorial CTO for IDG US Media, InfoWorld's parent company, and an adjunct analyst focused on enterprise mobility at IDC's IT Executive Program.

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Review: Samsung Dex nearly nails smartphone-as-desktop

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

Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 fails the likability test

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

What you should really expect from Samsung’s facial recognition

What you should really expect from Samsung’s facial recognition

Biometrics is neither a silver bullet nor a foolish approach. The trick is to understand what you’re securing, and not pretend you’re getting more than you are

What IoT can learn from mobile management

What IoT can learn from mobile management

The internet of things is a much more complex, proprietary world than mobile devices ever were, but an API- and policy-driven approach can still help

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

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

First look: Android O developer preview

First look: Android O developer preview

With a scattershot set of improvements, the new Android version is a fairly minor affair, but there’s nothing that does harm

Microsoft, stop sabotaging Windows 10

Microsoft, stop sabotaging Windows 10

Abusing users via in-OS ads, secretive monitoring, and iffy upgrades is a bad strategy, especially given the doubts fostered by Windows 8 and Vista

Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite management

Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite management

Users don't directly see these capabilities, but they are core to managing your productivity and collaboration platform

Review: Microsoft Teams almost as bad as its beta

Review: Microsoft Teams almost as bad as its beta

Despite the beta feedback, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. When will it learn?

Office 365 everywhere? Not on these devices

Office 365 everywhere? Not on these devices

Microsoft still can't decide if it can commit to a world that's not about Windows alone

Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite collaboration

Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite collaboration

Google’s G Suite has long mastered document collaboration. But now Microsoft Office has come on strong. Is it enough?

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