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Archived Since:February 3, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Tech religions are an illusion

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The true technologist is a chivalrous knight. Not a crusader.

Zuli smartplug could herald new age in home automation

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Got an iPhone? You may never need to worry about turning on (or off) the lights ever again.

Behold, the Octofire 8-port USB charger

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

No more swapping out USB cables in crowded conference rooms. This monster charger on Kickstarter can juice up a platoon of mobile devices.

Twitter: The public square of the 21st century will get you fired

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

There are grave consequences for behaving badly on social networks. Becoming unemployable may be the least of them.

Forget the NSA: Orwell's 1984 is alive and well in private industry

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

State-sponsored surveillance and repression should not be your concern. Social networks, providers and employers you trust to safeguard your data and livelihood is what worries me most.

Policing holiday light violations revisited

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

We always appreciate a nice display, and have come to think of ourselves as connoisseurs and critics of the very best (and worst) in holiday light entertainment.

New Orleans, the Big Easy in lights (photos)

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

New Orleans, the Big Easy city of Jazz, Mardi Gras, strong cocktails, non-stop partying and anything goes is a delight to see at night during the holiday season.

Holiday light violations (photos)

10 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Over the years, we’ve developed a set of guidelines for holiday lights. Every holiday season we distribute citations to local residences for exceptionally good (and exceptionally bad) light displays.

PC laptops and accidental damage: Best and worst warranties 2014

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Whoops, I broke it again. When shopping for a new PC, laptop, or ultrabook, make sure you investigate the terms of your warranty and the optional accidental damage coverage policies available to you.

iPad Air heavy case showdown: Griffin Survivor vs. OtterBox Defender

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Both of these armored cases are polycarbonate clamshell, silicone rubber-wrapped monsters designed to take a beating for your iPad Air or iPad mini. But which one reigns supreme?

Griffin Survivor / OtterBox Defender for iPad Air, mini & Kindle Fire HDX

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The current generation of ultra-protection lands for the iPad Air, mini and Kindle Fire HD/HDX.

How BlackBerry could have saved itself

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

In an alternate reality, had different choices been made, Canada's crown technology jewel might have remained a mobile powerhouse.

It's not about Windows: The repairable PC is dead

11 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

My ZDNet colleague, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, has aired his grievances about Windows PCs and has decided to switch to Macs. But I reckon his mid-life computing crisis runs deeper than just the OS.

Trident Aegis for iPad Air (Gallery)

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The newest iPad Air case from Trident is a compromise between protection and style.

Trident Aegis for iPad Air meets military standards, but does it protect?

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

We're not convinced that meeting or exceeding MIL-STD-810F Department of Defense specs means much when protecting the iPad Air.

iPad Air 2 features that are coming your way

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

When is the updated, 6th-generation version of Apple's flagship tablet coming? All signs point to October or November of 2014. But the real question is not when the product is going to be released, it's what's going to be in it.

The iPad Air 2 and what Apple needs to deliver

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

Apple's sixth generation iPad, due presumably in October 2014 is likely to have important but incremental improvements over its predecessor.

Hard Candy's Shockdrop protects iPad Air with minimal weight penalty

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The new silicone rubber and polycarbonate case for iPad Air from Hard Candy provides a lightweight but still protective alternative to Otterbox, Griffin, Trident and other extreme-protection products.

iPad Air: Apple's obsession with waif-like consumer electronics

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

The new iPad Air is an incredible technical achievement, but for who and what need is the industrial design of this device really addressing?

Halloween '13: What tech frightens us most

12 months agoTechnology : Tech Broiler

In their latest October 2013 survey released just in time for All Hallows' Eve, IT recruiting firm Modis surveyed 1000 Americans to find out what potential tech disasters are keeping them up at night.

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