John Gillooly

Recent articles by John Gillooly

Microsoft Skydrive: 10 clouds aren't better than one

Microsoft Skydrive: 10 clouds aren't better than one

Microsoft revamps Skydrive, reminding us that this cloud thing was supposed to make finding our data easier, not harder.
Aug 15 2012, 1:05PM
Product brief: Hitachi G-Drive 3TB review

Product brief: Hitachi G-Drive 3TB review

An external hard drive with plenty of storage geared towards Mac users.
Aug 1 2012, 5:30PM
Windows 8 to arrive on October 26

Windows 8 to arrive on October 26

Microsoft finally narrows down the release date for Windows 8, but some questions still remain.
Jul 19 2012, 10:27AM
Audiomate AM8212: step away from your desk with wireless headphones

Audiomate AM8212: step away from your desk with wireless headphones

Here's an interesting gadget - a wireless adapter that lets you plug in a pair of headphones and walk around your office.
Jul 16 2012, 11:42AM
Google Nexus 7 & Microsoft Surface: where will the tablets be sold?

Google Nexus 7 & Microsoft Surface: where will the tablets be sold?

Steve Ballmer indicates Surface will be sold directly by Microsoft, while the Nexus 7 pops up for preorder at EBGames.
Jul 12 2012, 2:28PM
Windows 8 kind-of gets a release date

Windows 8 kind-of gets a release date

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 and Windows RT will be available to the public sometime in October.
Jul 10 2012, 12:59PM
In Pictures: Fujitsu's U772 Ultrabook, a business laptop in red

In Pictures: Fujitsu's U772 Ultrabook, a business laptop in red

This new Ultrabook from Fujitsu may be designed with business friendly features but it is wrapped in a very distinctive and stylish red metallic shell.
Jul 4 2012, 12:21PM
Inside the HP Z1 All-In-One Workstation

Inside the HP Z1 All-In-One Workstation

All-In-One PCs are usually closed, unmodifiable devices. But HP's Z1 bucks that trend with easy serviceability, tool-less construction and industry standard parts. Call it the anti-iMac.
Jun 22 2012, 12:24PM
Product Brief: WD My Passport 2TB

Product Brief: WD My Passport 2TB

The Western Digital MY Passport 2TB is a portable hard drive with a difference: it has USB 3 and doesn't need mains power.
Jun 4 2012, 5:35PM
Product brief: Iosafe Rugged Portable hard drive review

Product brief: Iosafe Rugged Portable hard drive review

An ultra-durable drive that withstands shocks, drops, chemical/water spills and extreme altitudes.
Jun 1 2012, 2:13PM
The Panasonic Toughbook: Not every laptop has to be wafer thin

The Panasonic Toughbook: Not every laptop has to be wafer thin

Meet the Panasonic Toughbook CF-53AACHYDA - not a laptop for the masses.
Mar 1 2012, 1:16PM
Fujitsu LifeBook SH771 review

Fujitsu LifeBook SH771 review

A perfect example of what Ultrabooks hope to change about thin and light computing.
Jan 31 2012, 1:31PM
Product brief: Synology DS411 NAS review

Product brief: Synology DS411 NAS review

Wonderful software and great performance make this a solid NAS. Read our review of the Synology DS411.
Dec 31 2011, 2:05PM
Product Brief: Transcend USB 3 card reader review

Product Brief: Transcend USB 3 card reader review

It is rare that a device so unassuming as this Transcend USB 3 card reader is so exciting.
Oct 31 2011, 5:04PM
Dell Vostro 3550 review

Dell Vostro 3550 review

Intel's Sandy Bridge processors go mobile in the Dell Vostro 3550, and budget laptops make a leap in performance
Jun 30 2011, 5:24PM
QNAP TurboNAS 419P+ review

QNAP TurboNAS 419P+ review

The QNAP TurboNAS 419P+ is serious network storage for people who like to take such things seriously
May 31 2011, 5:27PM
Product brief: Fuji-Xerox Docuprint CP205

Product brief: Fuji-Xerox Docuprint CP205

Remarkable print quality and a great price make this one of the better printers on the market.
May 31 2011, 11:31AM
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 enters beta, is 1.2GB

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 enters beta, is 1.2GB

Microsoft has now made the beta of the pack available for download via its TechNet website. By rolling all those patches into the one package you can save having to suck down that much data every time you reinstall Windows
Jul 15 2010, 10:41AM
Laptop makers push for a universal power supply

Laptop makers push for a universal power supply

One of the most frustrating things about laptops is the myriad power supplies used. The IEEE and some manufacturers want to rectify this with a universal power brick design.
Jul 6 2010, 12:44PM

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