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Review: Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140 is king of the 2-in-1 laptops

Faster, skinnier, and fanless, the new version of the Dell Venue 11 Pro is a lean, mean desktop replacement

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Review: Stretch your NoSQL database with MarkLogic 8

Enterprise-oriented document database brings powerful indexing and flexible querying to a broad range of data types

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Linksys WRT1200AC: A fast, full-featured, open-source-friendly router

The slimmer, cheaper sibling of the Linksys 1900AC doesn’t miss a trick, and open source firmware is available right out of the box

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HTML5 shoot-out: How Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE, and Opera measure up

Chrome and Opera lead in compliance with the latest Web features, but the differences among browsers may be smaller than they appear

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Hands on: The first Apple Watch apps for road warriors

30 first-gen apps show promise, but still make you wonder about smartwatch utility

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Review: Docker Swarm soars, and the sky's the limit

Swarm combines easy cluster creation and management with powerful container scheduling, but HA and other key features are still in the works

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Review: Tableau makes sophisticated analysis a snap

Innovative, self-service data visualization tool makes quick work of exploratory data analysis from 50-odd sources

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Google Chromebook Pixel: It's beautiful, powerful, and impossible not to love

Packed with advanced features, the Chromebook Pixel can hold its head high

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Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

The open source stream processing solution is proven reliable at scale, but difficult to learn and use

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Review: Adobe Acrobat polishes its act

New version greatly improves PDF editability and mobile support, while introducing handy cloud-based document signing and management

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NAS shoot-out: QNAP vs. Synology

The beefy QNAP TVS-EC880 delivers better performance under heavy workloads, while the elegant Synology DS2015xs shines with useful tools

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First look: Microsoft's Azure App Services sweeten cloud development

Polished integration of Azure Websites, Mobile Services, and BizTalk Services is a big step forward for cloud-oriented developers

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Review: Portnox, Extreme lead NAC pack

Network Access Control (NAC) products continue to get better and easier to use

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First look: Project Spartan, Microsoft's next-generation Web browser

Microsoft’s new browser combines a minimalist look and feel with a rendering engine designed to keep pace with a rapidly evolving Web

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Best new features on Android Lollipop 5.1

Android 5.1 fixes a lot of what's wrong in 5.0.

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Review: Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lead the Android pack

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed, with better security capabilities

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Review: 7 excellent mobile app builders

Alpha Anywhere, AnyPresence, and Salesforce1 lead a rich field of low-code mobile development tools

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'Becoming Steve Jobs' is not the bio Jobs wanted

The apologia for the Apple co-founder is heartfelt, but also a distortion of his reality

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