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

The iMac’s 5K Retina Screen Is Spectacular

yahoo.com — You've never seen anything like the screen on the new iMac with Retina 5K Display. This iMac has more pixels. More than any all-in-one computer ever sold. More than any monitor ever sold. It really makes a difference. And the rest of the iMac is good, too.

The Secret Camera Tripod In Every House

yahoo.com — Welcome to the first installment of Pogue's Basics: little tips to help you survive in a technological world. Nobody tells us these things when we first start using a newphone, tablet, gadget, email system, or social network. Or if they do, we forget. So here's your refresher course.

Apple Pay Will Change How You Buy Everything - Someday

yahoo.com — "Apple Pay is going to be huge," Apple CEO Tim Cook said last week. "It's going to change the way we pay for things." Well, maybe. They key phrase is going to. Someday. The good news Technologically speaking, Apple has knocked this one out of the park.

The iPad Air 2: Thin, Gorgeous, Powerful - and That’s Enough

yahoo.com — The iPad Air 2 really is extremely thin. That's the salient feature. Less than a quarter of an inch thick (6.1 millimeters). You will definitely bend this thing if you put it in your back pocket and sit on it. Fortunately, you probably don't have a pocket big enough.

The iPad Air 2: Thin, Gorgeous, Powerful-and That's Enough

yahoo.com — The iPad Air 2 really is extremely thin. That's the salient feature. Less than a quarter of an inch thick (6.1 millimeters). You will definitely bend this thing if you put it in your back pocket and sit on it. Fortunately, you probably don't have a pocket big enough.

Ingenious: OS X Yosemite Makes the Mac an iPhone Accessory

yahoo.com — One thing's for sure: Steve Jobs isn't running Apple anymore.

Pogue’s First Impressions of the New iPad and iMac

yahoo.com — Well, we already knew that this Apple press event wasn't going to be an earth-shaker.

Why We’re All Beta Testers Now

scientificamerican.com — I taught a class a few years ago at Columbia Business School called "What Makes a Hit a Hit-and a Flop a Flop." As a grizzled 25-year veteran of tech product reviews, I intended to bestow my hard-won wisdom on this group of young, idealistic entrepreneurs-to-be.

What It’s Really Like to Work at a Tech Startup

yahoo.com — You may have heard that working in the Dilbert-like cubed confines of Silicon Valley is akin to being a hamster on a wheel. Toil, toil, toil, seemingly endlessly, in a never-ending cycle of mundanity. Well, now Silicon Valley work can actually be life on a hamster wheel.

Harmony Home Hub: The World’s Best Home-Entertainment Remote Is Now Your Phone

yahoo.com — Don't look now, but somebody has finally nailed the universal-remote problem. Two problems, actually. Problem #1: There are thousands of different brands of TVs, cable boxes, Blu-ray players, video recorders, game consoles, audio receivers, and speakers - plus all those Internet TV boxes like Apple TV and Roku.
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Oct 30, 2014

Typo corrected! The new IMAC Retina 5K: the highest-res screen ever made. With a free computer on the back! j.mp/104CzcM

Oct 29, 2014

New series: "Pogue's Basics”! 30-second tech tips you assume everybody knows—but they don’t. Today: The lamp tripod. j.mp/1zg39yO

Oct 27, 2014

Wow. Now a $70 Office 365 subscription gives you UNLIMITED online storage! Take that, DropBox and Box and Google! j.mp/1yFVkiV

Oct 26, 2014

I’m trying United’s “beta” in-flight WiFi right now. It’s slow, but you can pay by the hour ($2), and pause when you like. But it’s slow.

Oct 26, 2014

JUST POSTED: My story on “CBS Sunday Morning” today. What happens to your Facebook/Twitter/Google life after you die? j.mp/1wzIJyi

Oct 25, 2014

What a peculiar slogan. Doesn't ANY yogurt have more protein than sugar does? pic.twitter.com/fkgxzqgRyK

Oct 25, 2014

Now on YouTube: my Apple Pay video! (Also on YouTube: a @YahooTech channel, so you can subscribe to my vids.) j.mp/1yzdAun

Oct 25, 2014

The new Mr. Coffee smart coffeemaker: “I made coffee at 8:30 a.m., and the notification didn’t appear until 1:17pm.” j.mp/1FNgTmq

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