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Technology Columnist — Yahoo
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Yahoo Tech founder; writer/correspondent for NOVA, CBS Sunday Morning, & Scientific American; Missing Manuals guy; dad of 3!

Navigate the Jungle of Tech Ecosystems

scientificamerican.com — The question is no longer, "What phone should I get?" That was an important question immediately after the arrival of the iPhone and its competitors. But now it's time to admit that today's smartphones (and tablets) are nearly identical.

How to Make iOS 9 Easier to Read in Just 7 Taps

yahoo.com — When Apple introduced the sparse, clean iOS 7 design that lives on in iOS 9, thousands blogged out in dismay. "It's too lightweight! The fonts are too spindly! The background is too bright! There aren't rectangles around buttons-we don't know what's a button and what's not! The Control Center is transparent-we can't read it!
Nov 17, 2015

How to make your iPhone or iPad easier to read…in 7 taps. Get rid of the spindly fonts and transparent panels! yahoo.com/tech/how-to-ma…

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, El Capitan Edition

shop.oreilly.com — Those who have made the switch from a Windows PC to a Mac have made Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual a runaway bestseller. The latest edition of this guide delivers what Apple doesn't-everything you need to know to successfully and...

iOS apps aren’t any more secure than Android apps, study finds

yahoo.com — A new security report from Checkmarx claims that the walled garden that is Apple's App Store may not be the safe haven it's hyped up to be. The report specifically claims that iOS apps have a greater percentage of critical or high severity security vulnerabilities when compared to Android apps.
Nov 11, 2015

RT @YahooTech: iOS apps aren’t any more secure than Android apps, study claims yhoo.it/1lkKcqv pic.twitter.com/KG31mpx9K8

2016 Yahoo Autos Tech Ride Of The Year: Apple, Android And Volvo

yahoo.com — Over the next week, Yahoo Autos will unveil the 2016 Ride of the Year awards, our picks for the best of the best among new cars and SUVs. Here's the first, our Tech Ride of the Year. Yahoo Autos invited me to help judge the Ride of the Year competition-as a technology judge, of course.

This Week in Space: Help Wanted on Bone Dry Mars

yahoo.com — It turns out that it's all the sun's fault, according to new research from NASA's MAVEN mission, which has a satellite orbiting Mars and analyzing its atmosphere. The sun doesn't just radiate its life-giving heat and light to all parts of the solar system.

BlackBerry Priv: A Sweet Android Phone with a Slider Keyboard

yahoo.com — You young kids today, with your long music and loud hair! You're too young to remember how people once typed on their phones-by pressing keys on a keyboard!
Nov 06, 2015

Correction: Not the FIRST Android slider keyboard, but the only major one on the market! My BlackBerry Priv review. yahoo.com/tech/blackberr…

Nov 06, 2015

BlackBerry Priv: A Sweet Android Phone with a Slider Keyboard yahoo.com/tech/blackberr… via @YahooTech

David Pogue LIVE Chat on Product Hunt

New Apple TV Review: Loads of Potential-and Lots of Bugs

yahoo.com — In September, Apple unveiled the new Apple TV, a box that streams TV and movies from Internet services like Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes. Onstage, Apple CEO Tim Cook called it "the future of TV," with a "revolutionary remote."

How to Add Your Favorite Folders to Windows 10′s Start Menu

yahoo.com — In general, the bottom of the left side of the Start menu in Windows 10 is devoted to listing important places on the computer. On a shiny new PC, the list includes things like: File Explorer.
Oct 21, 2015

Today’s 30-sec "Pogue's Basics" video: How to restore folders to the Windows 10 Start menu (Music, Network, etc.) yahoo.com/tech/how-to-ad…

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Nov 25, 2015

If you haven’t seen this… hilarious. “Star Wars” without music. youtube.com/watch?v=Tj-GZJ…

Nov 25, 2015

In case you missed my @CBSThisMorning interview just now— it’s online! 10 tips from my new book of life hacks. cbsnews.com/videos/david-p…

Nov 25, 2015

In 10 minutes, I'll be live on @CBSThisMorning to unveil my new book of life shortcuts. Is your TV on?

Nov 24, 2015

My new book came out TODAY! I’ll unveil its contents on “CBS This Morning,” tomorrow at 8:30am ET. Be there! pic.twitter.com/bUnsvDdkOh

Nov 24, 2015

“Mystery Science Theater 3000” is rebooting, via Kickstarter! Details in our interview with Joel Hodgson: yahoo.com/tech/meet-mst3…

Nov 23, 2015

John Oliver: “There was only one time in US history when refugees actually did wipe everyone out—and we’ll be celebrating it on Thursday.”

Nov 23, 2015

Hot off the presses! The first author copy of “OS X El Capitan: The Missing Manual”! amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS… pic.twitter.com/3NnsAm6HBR

Nov 23, 2015

Not all Black Friday tech deals are actually deals. We’ve found the best of the bunch, like $150 for a 49-in LED TV!yahoo.com/tech/black-fri…

Nov 23, 2015

People in Rochester are SO nice. Even at the airport TSA scanners.

Nov 20, 2015

@MisterD @BodyofBreen LOL! I’m just complimented that you remember the post!

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