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Blog Post Archive

IoT sucks, but your home appliances are unreliable slabs of junk

Orphaned and proprietary IoT devices are annoying, but having major home appliances that fail after only a few years is extremely worrisome.

Huawei P9: China's flagship smartphone serves up Apple and Samsung's secret sauce

On the surface, the Huawei P9 doesn't look much different than the dozens of premium Android handsets currently on the market. But what's inside is a glimpse into the future of the smartphone industry.

Containers: Your secure, no-upgrade future in the cloud

Imagine a future with no malware and no workflow-interrupting software upgrades. It's coming.

Stop your bitching and stalling; just take the software upgrade already

Waiting until you have a catastrophic failure or a major security event to upgrade your system is never a best practice.

Why iPad flunked business school but hybrids could still score an 'A'

The PC hybrid is currently the only end-user business platform that is equipped to deal with next-generation cloud computing environments in dynamic mobile computing scenarios.

Amazon Kindle Oasis: E-reader for the one percent

At nearly $300 to start, Amazon's flagship ebook reader device is no bargain. But that isn't why it exists. This is how $30 e-readers are made. Rich people and early adopters take the price hit for the rest of us.

Made in China: Mars by Crazybaby is a wireless speaker that is out of this world

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

This UFO-shaped Bluetooth speaker features an integrated speakerphone, is water-resistant, incorporates a subwoofer -- and levitates off its charging base.

Podcast: The social impact of virtual reality

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Jason Perlow speaks with the CEO of Sensics on the the potential impact of VR and AR technologies on the human brain.

Smartphone survival test: OnePlus X ideal for international travel

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

This stylish Android handset from a unique global-facing boutique Chinese manufacturer is a solid performer with few compromises at $249 -- if you do a lot of international travel.

Android's existential crisis: Why Java needs to die on mobile devices

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Web-based standards and native code are the future of application development on mobile devices.

Made in China: Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition dares to be different

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

This powerful smartphone handset with flagship-class hardware isn't Android-based. It uses a completely open source OS.

Smartphone survival test: Huawei Honor 5x

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

This handset from the little-known Chinese consumer electronics giant demonstrates that it is still possible to have high-quality engineering and impressive industrial design at a lower cost.

Lesson learned from Amazon Echo: Don't turn customers into developers

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Don't depend on your user community to bring in core functionality for your IoT device.

How Project Fi killed my Google Voice setup

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Get a Nexus 5X they said. Sign up for Project Fi for a month to get a discount, they said. Now I'm hosed.

With Kindle Oasis, Amazon's Apple moment arrives

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Amazon achieves near-monopolistic market control, apex agility in terms of supply chain, and sustained consumer zealotry for its devices. A lot like Apple.

Lesson learned from Amazon Echo: Don't make customers into developers

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Don't depend on your user community to bring in core functionality for your IoT device.

Sleepless? Use your Amazon Echo as a white noise machine

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Get a good night's rest by using Alexa's built-in playlist function and loop mode.

Smartphone survival test: ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

This $199 handset is loaded with features and should satisfy any consumer on a budget looking for value in an Android phone.

How Project Fi killed my Google Voice setup

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Get a Nexus 5X they said. Sign up for Project Fi for month to get a discount, they said. Now I'm hosed

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