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

How to Stop Your Phone’s Ringing … Fast

yahoo.com — Sooner or later, it happens to everyone: Your phone starts ringing at an inopportune moment. During a movie, for example, or a wedding, or a funeral. At that moment, you want to shut the thing up, fast. Don't be that fumbling idiot who wastes time pulling out your phone, waking it up, and tapping the Decline button on the screen.

Tell Your Phone to Shut Up About Joining Wi-Fi Networks

yahoo.com — Your phone is only trying to help. Every time it senses that you're in a new WiFi hot spot, it interrupts whatever you're doing. Don't need those notifications? Here's how to shit them down.

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.
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Oct 31, 2014

Pogue’s Basics (30-sec tips) #3: Silence your phone without looking. Don’t be that idiot fumbling to stop his phone! j.mp/1wNAPzC

Oct 30, 2014

This is MIND-BLOWINGLY COOL. Watch this Honda “movie”—hold down the R key for a few seconds at a time: j.mp/1E73pjH

Oct 30, 2014

Today’s 30-second "Pogue's Basics" video: Make your phone stop interrupting you with “new network found” popups! j.mp/1zOPdNr

Oct 30, 2014

@OhsilverSales fantastic! I hope you love it... Thanks for the note!

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.

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