Marge Brown

Marge Brown, a PC Magazine Contributing Editor, has worked in the technology field for twenty years, as Director of Technology at The Travelers Companies, as an independent Managed Health Care technology consultant, and as owner of Brown Consulting Associates, the family's freelance technology writing business.Since 1998, Marge has worked on a full-time basis with her husband, Bruce Brown, also a PC Magazine Contributing Editor, writing reviews for PC Magazine and analytical articles for ExtremeTech.com.Marge is the mother of Rich Brown, freelance writer, Liz Brown, employee of Text100, a technology public relations firm, and Pete Brown, freelance writer and aspiring Web site designer.In her spare time Marge enjoys reading, swimming, boating, and taking walks with Bruce and their two Giant Schnauzers, Katama and Pepper, who are about to launch their own brand of salsa and hot sauce.

GPS for Child Safety

Wherify GPS Personal Locator for Kids is the first implementation of a well-conceived service that lets parents locate, track, and communicate with their children via a bulky, 4.2-ounce wristwatch...

PDA and IP Telephony Converge

The Mitel Networks 5230 IP Appliance marries PBXs and HP iPAQ PDAs in an IP telephony solution that provides unparalleled user convenience and IT administrator flexibility. Thanks to the...

New Treo Gets It Right

PDA/phone combo units seem to be getting better by the month, and the new best-of-breed in this class is the Handspring Treo 600 ($500 street, with service contract). Offered...

Palm Fights Back

Palm, the market-leading PDA company, will have a new name (palmOne as of mid-November) and a new lineup of handhelds to combat the raft of Microsoft Windows Mobile PDAs...

A Move in the Right Direction

A PDA with GPS technology is already a welcome travel mate, and TravRoute CoPilot Live Pocket PC 4 with Bluetooth GPS ($349 direct) adds to your companions versatility. The...

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Top Cloud Service Providers & Companies

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Edge Data Fabric: What It Is, Why It Matters

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How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...