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Technology Columnist — Yahoo
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Tech columnist, Yahoo; PBS NOVA host; Missing Manuals creator, dad of 3!

Meet the New Preview Pane in OS X Yosemite

yahoo.com — For years, the Mac has offered you the ability to see what's inside a desktop icon. You can click it once and then press the space bar, to open the QuickLook preview. But that's so one-at-a-time. With Yosemite, there's a better way.

The Definitive Spotify Playlist of Super-Annoying Songs to Play in Your Uber

yahoo.com — On Monday morning, the ride-sharing/taxi startup Uber announced that it had formed a business partnership with the music streaming startup Spotify. The partnership allows Uber passengers to stream music from Spotify through the speakers of their Uber cars. Here, without comment, is a Spotify playlist of insanely annoying songs you might play in your Uber.

A Spotify Playlist of Annoying Songs to Play in Your Uber

yahoo.com — On Monday morning, the ride-sharing/taxi startup Uber announced that it had formed a business partnership with the music streaming startup Spotify. The partnership allows Uber passengers to stream music from Spotify through the speakers of their Uber car. Here, without comment, is a comprehensive Spotify playlist of insanely annoying songs you might play in your Uber.

You Asked for It, so Here It Is: 9 More Clickbait Headline Secrets Revealed

yahoo.com — A couple of months ago, Facebook announced that its algorithms would attempt to reduce the number of clickbait headlines in its News Feed - teaser headlines foisted upon us by writers who will do anything to make you click. When you see how underwhelming the actual story is, you feel used.

Man Stunned by $1,200 Wi-Fi Bill on Flight from London to Singapore

yahoo.com — Journalist Jeremy Gutsche has racked up an in-flight Wi-Fi bill that would knock you flat - $1,200 on a 12-hour flight from London to Singapore. Gutsche said: "I had an otherwise enjoyable flight, but the sticker shock of being gouged $1200 made me feel like I was deplaning from Total Bastard Airlines."

5 Most Embarrassing Software Bugs in History

scientificamerican.com — Most software today arrives full of small bugs. But big glitches have lost whole spacecraft or could send tourists driving into the ocean In my Scientific American column this month I railed against software companies' attitude that we, the public, are willing to serve as their unpaid beta testers.

Kindle Voyage Is the Best eBook Reader Ever. But It’s Ridiculously Expensive.

yahoo.com — Before you actually try reading a book on this thing, your first reaction might be a snarky chuckle. Two hundred dollars? For a six-ounce slab with a black-and-white screen? And then you try it.

Cool! See Your iPhone's Screen on Your Mac.

yahoo.com — Here's a crazy new feature in OS X Yosemite, the Mac's latest operating system: You can see what's happening on your iPhone or iPad on theMac's screen, where it's much bigger and clearer. It's a great way to show what's on your screen to a classroom or an auditorium.

The Missing Manual: David Pogue: 9781491947159: Amazon.com: Books

amazon.com — iPad: The Missing Manual [David Pogue] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. iOS 8 for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever, and this all-new Missing Manual includes everything you need to know about iPad's exciting features and new user interface.

Microsoft Band: Beautiful... On the Inside

yahoo.com — Millions of people are slipping fitness bands onto their wrists these days, and that's great. Anything that can get our overfed, underslept population moving more and sleeping better is a welcome invention. But these are motivational instruments, not scientific ones. What's in most fitness bands from UP, Nike, and Fitbit are accelerometers - tilt sensors, glorified pedometers.
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Nov 23, 2014

Online quiz: Can you guess which headlines are BuzzFeed stories, and which are parodies from Clickhole.com? j.mp/11hb3tt

Nov 22, 2014

Set the TiVo! Tomorrow AM, my report new food technologies (Soylent, crickets, IBM Watson) is the opening story on “@CBSSunday Morning”!

Nov 21, 2014

@lesliejz Hey Leslie! Need quick help (asap!) on our "Sunday Morning" story--can you email me? Tonight if possible? pogue@me.com... thanks!

Nov 21, 2014

Watch @CBSSunday this weekend to see @robrhinehart school me on crafting the perfect pitcher of Solyent pic.twitter.com/vgjOhTQnvz

Nov 20, 2014

This is gonna be fun! I’m cohosting the 2015 Technical Emmys with Alex Trebek! pic.twitter.com/wVy8xolJyL

Nov 19, 2014

@toosexyformilan The Verge and I write for totally different audiences, Jason. @YahooTech was never intended for techies.

Nov 19, 2014

New 30-second "Pogue's Basics" video today, for Mac fans: The secret Preview pane hiding in every desktop window. j.mp/11tWq5Q

Nov 17, 2014

Today’s Pogue column: Nine more CLICKBAIT SPOILERS! Some of the dumbest ever. yhoo.it/1xI8onX pic.twitter.com/GZDNcXX3de

Nov 17, 2014

Hello, skyline! NYC from the Hudson, on a shakedown 1.5-day cruise on the #QuantumOfTheSeas. pic.twitter.com/y3s9a8Wd2y

Nov 14, 2014

FIRST COPY, hot off the press! But if you act now, you can preorder it and get it Dec 9: j.mp/1xAVIiF) pic.twitter.com/PlpvKMJVw5

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