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

4K TVs Tested: Here’s What to Buy Now

yahoo.com — At the Consumer Electronics Show a couple of weeks ago, 4K was all anybody talked about. There were enough 4K screens on display to reach the moon and back. Plus 4K cameras, camcorders, computer monitors, and even phones. Here's the good news/bad news: 4K won't be a "will it catch on or won't it?"

Windows 10 Takes Huge Strides to Correct Microsoft's Massive Mistake

yahoo.com — It's become an industry joke that successive versions of Windows are alternately beloved and despised. Good one, bad one; good one, bad one. Windows 98, Windows Me. Windows XP, Windows Vista. Windows 7, Windows 8. But Windows 8 wasn't a flop because of some metaphysical binary karma.

Comcast accused of illegally pulling credit reports despite being explicitly told ‘no’

yahoo.com — Another day, another unhappy Comcast customer. The International Business Times reports that Chicago resident and Comcast subscriber Keith Santangelo has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging that it ran an unauthorized credit check on him despite the fact that he paid the company a $50 fee to waive the check and that he explicitly told the company he didn't want them to pull his credit report.

The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals): David Pogue: 9781491947166: Amazon.com: Books

amazon.com — OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals) [David Pogue] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With Yosemite, Apple has unleashed the most innovative version of OS X yet-and once again

The Secret Keyboard Controls of YouTube

yahoo.com — Maybe you already know that tapping the Space bar is your Play/Pause control for a YouTube video. But lots of other keys are available to you, too. Check it out: J Jumps back 10 seconds. Great if you didn't catch the words. K Play/Pause. (In case your Space bar is broken.)

How "Family Sharing" Can Save You a Ton of Money on Apple and Amazon

yahoo.com — OK, sure, 15 minutes could save you 15 percent on your car insurance. But 5 minutes reading this column could save you 50 percent on your ebooks, apps, movies, music, and TV shows. Why? Because there's a new development from Apple, Amazon, and other digital good vendors: family sharing.

The Esc Key Just Says ‘No’

yahoo.com — The Golden Rule for Maximum Productivity says, "Keep your hands on the keyboard." Every time you reach for the mouse, you interrupt your flow of genius. That's why you should learn the "Yes" and "No" keys on your keyboard, otherwise known as the Enter key (right side) and Esc key (top left).

Proof That Being Away From Your iPhone Causes Serious Psychological Problems

yahoo.com — Flickr/TheeEriniPhone users crumble without their digital companions. Researchers at the University of Missouri have found that iPhone users lose the plot when they're without their much-loved devices. The University of Missouri (MU) has published a study that shows iPhone separation causes "serious physiological and psychological effects" and leads to poor performance in cognitive tests.

Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form

yahoo.com — This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, from left, Diana Bang, as Sook, Seth Rogen, as Aaron, and James Franco, as Dave, in Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The Interview" earlier this week, the fate of the movie was all but sealed.

Press Space Twice to End a Sentence on Your Phone. Learn This!

yahoo.com — On a smartphone, you should complete each sentence by tapping the Space key twice. For more great tech tips, follow Yahoo Tech on Facebook right here! This shortcut accomplishes three things: It creates a period, adds a space, and automatically capitalizes the next word you type.
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Jan 26, 2015

Let the un-bundling of cable channels begin! Sling lets you pay for only the channels you want—with footnotes. j.mp/1LaEGzp

Jan 25, 2015

RT @chessninja: Teach a man to fish and he’ll still vote for the guy who gave him a fish.

Jan 25, 2015

RT FrankBarnes88: Give an octopus some nunchucks, and no one's going to be eating fish today!

Jan 25, 2015

RT @joeweinman: Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish, he contributes to global fish stock depletion.

Jan 25, 2015

I always thought that (a) belts are made of leather, and (b) Perry Ellis is a fancy brand. I guess I was naive! pic.twitter.com/f9Nazj7LZ9

Jan 25, 2015

TONIGHT'S MEDITATION: Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Give a man a poisoned fish, he eats for the rest of his life.

Jan 23, 2015

Weather report for my town: 1-3 inches of “ice pellets.” What new evil is this!? Is that not hail? What the…?? pic.twitter.com/ThdXYnLQRr

Jan 23, 2015

SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy. @YahooTech looks back at some of its wackiest offerings. j.mp/1zE1YtM pic.twitter.com/2OWU2Sbqcl

Jan 23, 2015

@pteittinen I’d love to know what they are, so I can fix ‘em!

Jan 23, 2015

Latest Android smartwatches reviewed! They gain heart tracker+GPS, but they’re still chunky. j.mp/1yN52T7 pic.twitter.com/BtoKGRCkrz

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