Monthly Archives: January 2014

My TWICE CES 2014 Coverage

For the just ended CES in Las Vegas, I covered the show for the TWICE show daily. Here are the things I reported on: Huawei Sets Sights On U.S. With Ascend Mate2 Phablet T-Mobile’s Legere Lets Loose On Rivals Valeo … Continue reading

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Techlicious: Trends for TVs in 2014

What’ll be new in TVs in 2014? 4K UHD, curved 4K UHD, 21:9 UHD – in other words, UHD. Here are more details for this CES piece I wrote for Techlicious: Trends for TVs in 2014

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10 Best Photo and Video Apps

Here’s a round-up of the best (IMHO) photo/video smartphone/tablet apps I wrote for Digital Photo Industry, a trade magazine: 10 Best Photo and Video Apps

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DVICE: Prepare to pay for premium Internet

The D.C. Circuit Court just ruled that Verizon pretty much is free to create basic and premium access for the Internet like they do for cable TV, to throttle competitive sites and keep sites they don’t like from being available … Continue reading

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DVICE: The (unnecessary?) smartphone wireless charging war

Why are there so many different, incompatible yet infuriatingly similar smartphone wireless charging schemes? Patent royalty money, of course. Read all about this greedy stupidity in this DVICE column: DVICE: The (unnecessary?) smartphone wireless charging war

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Laptop: Best Gifts for Less Than $25/$50/$100

A trio of gift guides I assembled for the 2013 holiday season for Laptop Magazine: Best Tech Gifts for Less Than $25 Best Tech Gifts for Less Than $50 Best Tech Gifts for Less Than $100

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DVICE: Smartphone scoliosis

LG and Samsung both announced curved smartphones. Why? Who knows. But here’s my take on these bent devices from DVICE: Opinion: Smartphone scoliosis

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The Best eBook Reader: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

What is the best e-book e-reader? The headline, from a story I wrote for Techlicious, kind of gives it away, doesn’t it? But read the story to find out why. The Best eBook Reader: Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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DVICE: Tales of terrible tablet timing

For some reason, Apple, Microsoft and Nokia all decided to announce new tableta within 24 hours of each other. I don’t think it was a coincidence, and guess who won the publicity battle. Here’s my story from DVICE: DVICE: Tales … Continue reading

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DVICE: Are e-readers a dying guilt-free pleasure?

Tablets, especially the 7-inch variety, are an overall better deal than dedicated e-book readers such as the Kindle. But for distraction-free reading, you want an e-book reader. Here’s why, explained in this DVICE column. DVICE: Are e-readers a dying guilt-free … Continue reading

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