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

Yamaha’s Dolby Atmos Soundbar Brings Movie-Theater Sound to Your Home

yahoo.com — Well, now Dolby Labs has decided that the sky is the limit. Welcome to Dolby Atmos, in which there can be up to 64 speakers in your theater-including speakers over your head.
Feb 05, 2016

My column today: the world’s first and only Dolby Atmos soundbar. How can it even exist? yahoo.com/tech/the-world… pic.twitter.com/w3Ht0fW8BW

The Challenges of Digital Voting

scientificamerican.com — In researching my Scientific American column about the dismal prospects for online voting, I interviewed Avi Rubin, Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University, technical director of Johns Hopkins's Information Security Institute, and author of Brave New Ballot: The Battle to Safeguard Democracy in the Age of Electronic Voting .

Timex and Withings Watches Combine Fitness With Fashion - for Better and Worse

yahoo.com — So far, the Great Wearables Revolution is taking its sweet time. Google Glass, which sent the nation's hype machine into overdrive, was such a flop that Google pulled it off the market. Regular analog watches are great because they look great, they're often waterproof, and you don't have to charge

Make a stunning animated video. In minutes.

standout.adobe.com — Adobe Voice is a free iOS app that lets you make an impact with an amazing animated video. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online.
Jan 22, 2016

I was playing with the app all day yesterday, which finally landed on iPhones. Super slick. standout.adobe.com/voice/

When Will We Be Able to Vote Online?

scientificamerican.com — Sooner or later everything seems to go online. Newspapers. TV. Radio. Shopping. Banking. Dating. But it's much harder to drag voting out of the paper era. In the 2012 presidential election, more than half of Americans who voted cast paper ballots-0 percent voted with their smartphones. Why isn't Internet voting here yet?

Exclusive: Amazon Reveals Details About Its Crazy Drone Delivery Program

yahoo.com — Amazon raised a lot of eyebrows last year when it announced that it was planning to start delivering packages by automated drones. Last month, Amazon released a new video showing a prototype of one of its delivery drones, which shares features of both helicopters and airplanes. Clearly, the company
Jan 18, 2016

Amazon is full speed ahead with its plan to deliver packages in 30 min by drone. My exclusive interview: yahoo.com/tech/exclusive…

Jan 18, 2016

RT @Pogue: Amazon is full speed ahead with its plan to deliver packages in 30 min by drone. My exclusive interview: yahoo.com/tech/exclusive…

Jan 18, 2016

Amazon's goal for drones: 3-minute delivery yahoo.com/tech/exclusive…

Jan 18, 2016

Exclusive: Amazon Reveals Details About Its Crazy Drone Delivery Program yahoo.com/tech/exclusive… via @YahooTech

Jan 19, 2016

Exclusive: Amazon Reveals Details About Its Crazy Drone Delivery Program yahoo.com/tech/exclusive… via @YahooTech

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Dave’s Faves: The 4 Biggest Tech Trends at CES This Year

yahoo.com — "So what'd you see at CES this year?" If I had a nickel for every time I've heard that question, well, I'd have about 97 nickels. You can't describe CES in a five-minute video or a 1,300-word article. Heck, even if you're here in Las Vegas for all four days, you can't see it all.
Jan 08, 2016

Private CES tours cost as much as $1000 a head. In this video, I give you MY tour for free! yahoo.com/tech/what-i-sa… pic.twitter.com/KYuROERyhW

Jan 08, 2016

RT @Pogue: Private CES tours cost as much as $1000 a head. In this video, I give you MY tour for free! yahoo.com/tech/what-i-sa… pic.twitter.com/KYuROERyhW

Jan 09, 2016

Dave’s Faves: The 4 Biggest Tech Trends at CES This Year yahoo.com/tech/what-i-sa…

Pogie Awards 2015: The Year’s Most Brilliant Ideas in Tech

yahoo.com — Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! Please find your seats and silence your phones: It's time for the 11th annual Pogie Awards! This time of year, the world is teeming with articles that name the best products of 2015 - but the Pogie Awards are different.
Jan 03, 2016

It’s here, folks: the 11th Annual Pogie Awards, celebrating the best IDEAS in tech! yahoo.com/tech/pogie-awa… pic.twitter.com/tKjx7vyX7j

How to Save the Internet from Ads-and Ad Blockers

scientificamerican.com — This month my Scientific American column contemplated the new world of ad blockers. It's a world where a huge percentage of Web visitors never see the ads that pay for everything they read and watch. Who or what, then, will pay for the Internet?

How to Set up Your New iPhone: 13 Settings You Should Change Right Now

yahoo.com — Congratulations! Someone got you that new iPhone you were hoping for. Now it's time to sit down and make it work the way you want. Hidden in its Settings app, you'll find hundreds of switches and sliders that can make a huge difference in your iPhoning experience.
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Feb 06, 2016

Set the TiVo! Tomorrow, “CBS Sunday Morning” will air my story about the TED effect: What happens to a speaker after giving a TED talk…

Feb 06, 2016

@dirtyzickes Yep, I checked in with Samsung. They have an Atmos soundbar, but no pricing or plans to bring to the U.S.

Feb 05, 2016

@dirtyzickes i'd love to know if there's another one! I researched it pretty thoroughly!

Feb 05, 2016

Comcast’s new 300GB monthly data cap: how limiting is that, really? Here’s @danielwbean’s funny video to show you! yahoo.com/tech/heres-how…

Feb 05, 2016

My column today: the world’s first and only Dolby Atmos soundbar. How can it even exist? yahoo.com/tech/the-world… pic.twitter.com/w3Ht0fW8BW

Feb 05, 2016

Video of the control room during the live TV broadcast of "Grease." Fascinating! (Thanks @adelaidelliot!) facebook.com/carrie.havel/v…

Feb 04, 2016

Spotify is now available on the Amazon Echo! Come home, say, “Alexa, play ‘Cooking music” on Spotify”—BOOM!

Feb 01, 2016

My new video+review: Dragon Anywhere. 99.4% accurate, no-time-limit dictation on iOS or Android—absurdly priced. yahoo.com/tech/dragon-di…

Feb 01, 2016

@falcios Yes! Just swipe to the right across the alert itself…


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