Rick Broida

For more than 20 years, Rick Broida has written about all manner of technology, from Amigas to business servers to PalmPilots. His credits include dozens of books, blogs, and magazines. He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow.

Call on line 2! Six ways to add a second line to your smartphone

Chat happens: Your guide to 8 group-chat services

Chat happens: Your guide to 8 group-chat services

If you're still relying on conference calls or IM, it's time your team explored group chat. Here's what Slack, HipChat, and six other providers have to offer

Should you get a hybrid laptop? A user report card

Hybrids -- laptops whose displays detach to become tablets -- were designed to allow users to have one device with many uses. But do they work as advertised?

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