Whether you're setting up your first dedicated home office, upgrading your remote work environment, or making your assigned cubicle or corner office more efficient, more productive or just plain safer, ZDNet's team of work-from-home veterans have some solid recommendations on the best products and services.
Everyone needs a password manager. It's the only way to maintain unique, hard-to-guess credentials for every secure site you and your team access daily. If you're willing to pay a monthly or annual fee, these six options are worth it.
The daily productivity drivers of ZDNet's editors and writers come in every platform -- Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome. If you spend hours daily banging away at a keyboard, you'll want to consider these favorite models.
If cloud-based servers don't meet all of your storage needs, consider a NAS solution. We selected a handful of devices that passed our reliability torture tests and offer superior usability and feature sets.
Whether you're working from home, operating a side gig, or starting up a small business, a web presence is a must. We take a look at some of the best web hosting providers and help you understand how to choose the right one for your particular needs.
How can you switch from office cubicle to working from home at little or no cost? If you've already got a laptop and smartphone, it's possible to equip a basic home office for about $300. We've found all the essential items to get you started.
Have you been sent home to work? Have your kids been sent home as well? In a pandemic situation, it's not practical to commandeer the kitchen table. Here, we outline a series of purchases that will help you set up a working office for about $1,200.
If you're setting up a home office or you've decided to upgrade your current home office for full-time work, we have great suggestions for you. We're not holding back on price in this list, but we're not going crazy either. All our suggestions are meant for a more functional, more productive work experience.
Are you transitioning your on-premises workforce to a work-at-home powerhouse? Do you need to put a business phone on every desk, even if those desks are in the corner of a spare bedroom? If you're trying to replicate a traditional office phone PBX remotely, we have 12 recommendations that should get you talking.
Laptops have become more essential than ever for remote access to work, school, and web-based apps. Maximizing battery life becomes an even greater priority to make sure we remain connected to the rest of the world without interruption. These dozen laptops can keep you online and working longer when you need to be unplugged.
VPNs aren't essential only for securing your unencrypted Wi-Fi connections in coffee shops and airports. Every remote worker should consider a VPN to stay safe online. Here are your top choices and how to get set up.
It's hard to justify paying $2,300 for a smart exercise bike. Luckily, there are a few alternatives to Peloton available. And with so many of us self distancing and unable to visit the gym due to the pandemic, now is the time to try one.
You can buy a month's worth of quality web hosting from a well-established service provider for less than the price of a Grande cappuccino. What's the catch? You'll have to dig a bit to make accurate long-term comparisons of the various offerings. That's where our Buyer's Guide can help.
If you have a ton of pages to print in a hurry, you want a laser printer. We look at a variety of printers ranging from enterprise-level monsters to the sleek, high-performance, inexpensive models our editors rely on personally.
Are you a small business or home office worker ready to graduate from free email offerings, present a professional address, and exert some control over your business communications? Then you'll want to sign up with an email hosting provider.
When you're working from home, the best way to increase your productivity is to go big with the components you interact with the most: Display, keyboard, and mouse. Here are four options for making that workspace more productive.
Want a speaker for your office that pumps out premium sound and offers Bluetooth streaming or voice control? Here are your best options from all the big players, including Sonos, Bose, Google, Apple, and Amazon.