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Deputy Mobile Editor — Wall Street Journal
As seen in:  Wall Street Journal, Wired

I run mobile product for The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones apps. Former gadget reporter.

A Closer Look at Apple's New Tablet, the iPad — After months of speculation, Apple has unveiled its tablet, called the iPad. The slim, large screen device evokes much of the same user interface as the iPhone, but it's bigger and has some surprise features including Apple's own custom chip. Here's the rundown on specs and some highlights of the device.

Gallery: Robot Bartenders Sling Cocktails for Carbon-Based Drinkers — The secret to a great cocktail, most connoisseurs would agree, has something to do with the ice, the liquor, the glass - and the bartender. But what if the bartender is not a warm-blooded human with a sympathetic ear, but rather a cold, soulless machine made of pistons,...

Apple Updates iOS with Keyboard, Touch ID Enhancements — Apple has released an update to the iOS mobile operating system used in iPhones and iPads, bringing enhancements to the keyboard and TouchID fingerprint recognition feature. The iOS 7.1.1 update fixes a bug that could potentially affect how responsive the keyboard is and improves the TouchID fingerprint recognition feature, according to documentation from Apple.

10 Apps People Actually Want in a Connected TV — Apparently, Internet-connected TVs and media set-top boxes really are catching on: A whopping 75 percent of connected TV users actually care about their video apps, says The NPD Group, a firm that tracks market data and consumers. Topping the list of most wanted apps is Netflix, followed by YouTube and The Weather Channel.

$50,000 Robot Seeks Room, Board-and Programming — If you think $50,000 is not too much for an adorable, smart robot that can be trained to unload a dishwasher or get a beverage, a startup called Unbounded Robotics says it is ready to ship you one soon. The eye-catching UBR-1 stands 4 feet tall and weighs about 160 lbs.

Smartphone-Connected Air Purifier Cranks Up When the Pollen Is High — On the heels of the GE app-enabled window air conditioner, Honeywell has introduced the first Bluetooth-enabled air purifier, one that can be controlled with a smartphone app. The air purifier, priced at $250, filters dust, mold and other allergens like less expensive models.

How to Trade In Your Cellphone for a New Samsung Galaxy S5 — Samsung's latest smartphone, the watertight Galaxy S5 reviewed here, is now available from most major cell carriers. If you want to save a little money on the upgrade price-$200 with a contract, $650 or so without-consider a trade-in.

Refresh App Turns Your Contact Lists Into a Social Cheat Sheet — Refresh App If you attend a lot of meetings or calls, you may often have trouble keeping track of who's who. The Refresh app-which comes out of beta today, and is available for iOS in App Store-aims to make that easier. It aggregates information from email, social media accounts, your calendar and notes into a very [...]

Self-Destructing Email: Pluto Aims to Be Snapchat for Longer Messages — Most of us have, at some point in our digital lives, experienced email regret-a sinking feeling that comes after you hit the send button in anger, or following one too many glasses of wine. Two recent Harvard law school graduates have an answer to that: emails that expire once read.

High-Flying Camera: DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ Drone Promises Stabilized HD Video — Camera drones are increasingly popular among sports and photography enthusiasts for their ability to capture stunning images from above. DJI, a company that specializes in small remote-controlled aerial vehicles, now sells a camera-equipped quadcopter that can shoot photos and high-definition videos in winds of up to 25 miles per hour.
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Mar 03, 2015

@BryFitz i got that pitch too and i can tell you handwritten notes of appreciation do not cut it. It’s got be $$$ talking to feel the love.

Mar 02, 2015

@Beschizza never mind. i take it back after scrolling through the page. wow, a mandatory uniform.

Mar 02, 2015

@Beschizza do you think the black uniform was mandated or a coincidence?

Feb 21, 2015

@samgirotra aww thank you! So so nice of you to send a note. Let's catch up. Lunch next week?

Feb 09, 2015

A lovely, honest piece about a career in journalism by @felixsalmon explaining success doesn’t just happen.…

Jan 29, 2015

@rubinafillion congratulations rubina! best wishes for your new gig! sorry we are losing you!

Jan 15, 2015

@erinbiba @amazon my fire stick does not hold on to wireless connectivity or register it correctly. keeps logging me out.

Jan 14, 2015

RT @bxchen: FWIW I liked the old @wired offices when I was there, and so did many of my visitors. Refreshingly humble compared to sterile corp. offices.

Jan 14, 2015

@1ndus yes, a cleaning robot is a good idea so is a personal housekeeper who will ensure desk is clean always.

Jan 14, 2015

@mathewi pls be sure to not muddy the place. keep it clean & of the high standards that Conde Nast office shld have. Read memo for guidance.

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