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

Apple Music is Hot-and Messy

yahoo.com — In Apple's glory years, Steve Jobs turned simplicity into an art form. "Being focused means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that are out there," he once said. "You have to pick carefully. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things." It's starting to seem as though Apple no longer abides by that religion.

Will iPhones Change Medicine--by Turning Us All into Subjects?

scientificamerican.com — New software allows researchers to finally capture the powerful health data generated by our smartphones For a recent breast cancer study, epidemiologist Kathryn H. Schmitz of the University of Pennsylvania sent out 60,000 letters-and netted 351 women. Walking each participant through the paperwork took 30 minutes or more.

Mario Looks Very Sharp in Unreal Engine 4

yahoo.com — This article, Mario Looks Very Sharp in Unreal Engine 4, originally appeared on GameSpot. If you always wanted Nintendo to make a 3D Mario game using some of the best technology in the games industry, you're going to want to watch this video.

Kendall Jenner Breaks Kimye's Instagram Record

yahoo.com — Is there a new Queen of Instagram? No wonder Kendall Jenner looked so content in the Instagram photograph below with her hair carefully arranged around her in the shape of hearts. The 19-year-old model and reality star was probably thinking about how the image was going to earn more likes than all the other shared photos on the website.

The Trick to Better Proofreading

yahoo.com — As anyone who writes or publishes can tell you, attaining a perfect proofread-ferreting out every typo, missing word, and so on-is staggeringly difficult. You can read over something six times, swear it's perfect-and then show it to someone else who spots a typo instantly. Somehow, your brain gets lulled into blindness.

Sony investigating slow PS4 download speeds

yahoo.com — This article, Sony investigating slow PS4 download speeds, originally appeared on CNET.com. Sony has said it is investigating slow download speeds affecting PlayStation 4 customers. Numerous reports of lengthy download times have emerged online in the past week, and, posting on the official PlayStation community forums, Sony has acknowledged the issue.

Quick Tip: Revert to the Old Google Chat in Gmail

yahoo.com — The latest isn't always the greatest. At least that's what disgruntled Googlers who are unhappy with Gmail's new chat update are saying.

T-Mobile will let you upgrade your smartphone anytime you want

yahoo.com — This article, T-Mobile will let you upgrade your smartphone anytime you want, originally appeared on CNET.com. T-Mobile T-Mobile is giving its smartphone upgrade a serious boost. The upstart wireless carrier on Thursday introduced a new program that will allow customers to upgrade their smartphones whenever they want, up to three times a year.

This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car

yahoo.com — If a growing arsenal of devices has come to serve as a constant conduit for self-expression and engagement in our hyper-social era, why should cars be any different? As the so-called Internet of Things edges towards wider adoption, that's the conceit of two-year-old MotorMood, an Orange County-based startup that wants to make the road a happier place.

The Nest Security Camera Is a Winner-But Holding Onto Your Memories Will Cost You

yahoo.com — Maybe you've heard the awkward term the Internet of Things. It refers to networkable home gadgets: door locks, light switches, coffee makers, stuff like that. Most of these Things haven't really caught on with the public; at this moment, the only people who control their door locks from their phones are the kinds of people who like to speak in Javascript and count in binary.
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Jun 30, 2015

Here’s my review of Apple Music, which went live today. Rich, vast, and messy. yahoo.com/tech/apple-mus… pic.twitter.com/AaT9vkczSK

Jun 29, 2015

Can someone explain why shooting a speaker from the SIDE, as though the camera’s in the wrong place, is now a thing? pic.twitter.com/tDk14F0DFB

Jun 29, 2015

Today’s 30-second "Pogue's Basics" video: The best way to catch typos is…to CHANGE THE FONT! You’ll see. yahoo.com/tech/the-trick…

Jun 26, 2015

I’m speaking tonight at the American Optometric Assoc. conference—wearing Acuvue’s new “don’t need reading glasses anymore” contacts. Wild…

Jun 26, 2015

Today’s @YahooTech Deal Seeker: Up to 30% off on photographic gear. Including a 52x zoom camera for $180. yahoo.com/tech/the-deal-…

Jun 25, 2015

New Pogue column/video today: the Nest Cam. Gorgeous home-security video—pricey to rewind. yahoo.com/tech/the-nest-… pic.twitter.com/uDl0MkL8Qt

Jun 22, 2015

Here’s my interview with William Shatner. He discusses the Nimoy funeral, phone-camera culture, & the price of fame. j.mp/1FxfgW7

Jun 18, 2015

My new column+video: WattUp, which can charge your gadgets from across the room. WHOA, man. yahoo.com/tech/this-tran… pic.twitter.com/2VZIVLK45s

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