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

Pogue's Basics: Screen rotation lock

finance.yahoo.com — More and more these days, people are reading e-books on their phones. I mean, you've always got your reading material with you, right? And a lot of people like to read in bed, or lying on the couch. Trouble is, your phone's going to rotate the page to keep it upright.

Passwords Are on the Way Out, and It's about Time

genius.it — Our tech lives are full of pain points, but at least the world's tech geniuses seem committed to solving them. Today who complains about the things that bugged us a decade ago, such as heavy laptops, slow cellular Internet, the inability to do e-mail in planes?

Passwords Are on the Way Out, and It's about Time

scientificamerican.com — Our tech lives are full of pain points, but at least the world's tech geniuses seem committed to solving them. Today who complains about the things that bugged us a decade ago, such as heavy laptops, slow cellular Internet, the inability to do e-mail in planes?

Pogue’s Car Hacks

finance.yahoo.com — From your streaming device, to your web browser - David Pogue has tips, tricks and hacks for every piece of tech. These videos are quick hints to help you use your products like a pro. David Pogue reads the instruction manual so you don't have to!

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley: Why I'm not bitter that 'Pokémon Go' has taken off

finance.yahoo.com — This, as though you hadn't noticed, is the week of Pokémon Go hysteria. Everyone and his sister is out in the sunshine, phone in hand, hunting for cartoony critters hiding in the real world.

iMovie: The Missing Manual

shop.oreilly.com — Publisher: O'Reilly Media Final Release Date: May 2014 This edition covers iMovie 10.0 for Mac and iMovie 2.0 for iOS. iMovie's sophisticated tools make it easier than ever to turn raw footage into sleek, entertaining movies-once you understand how to harness its features.

The Yuneec Typhoon H floated away on me, but it's still an incredible drone

finance.yahoo.com — Let's review: In April, DJI (the world's biggest drone maker) released its new flagship model, the Phantom 4 - the first consumer drone with sense-and-avoid technology, so that it won't fly into obstacles. In fact, it has an arch rival: the Yuneec Typhoon H.

Never leave an embarrassing voicemail again

yahoo.com — You're leaving a voicemail message for someone, and you mess up. Or maybe you've just said, "Dude-Your behavior at lunch was appalling," and you realize that a more tactful wording might be appropriate. Or you change your mind about leaving a message altogether.

Save Money On Groceries and Food

aarp.org — Chef Brendan Walsh, Culinary Arts Expert Today's stove-top pressure cookers are inexpensive, safe and money saving. Food cooks in one-third of the time. Plus, you retain more of the food's nutrients and use less energy.

Are Touch Screens Ruining Our Children?

scientificamerican.com — You've met the cluck-cluckers-the people who automatically decry every new technology. "All this newfangled gadgetry is rotting our brains," they say, "and ruining our kids." You've read the preview.Already purchased? Sign in to access the full article.
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Jul 24, 2016

Set the TiVo! Tomorrow, “CBS Sunday Morning” airs my story on Solar Impulse, which has just flown around the world! https://t.co/oZvWPjiByd

Jul 23, 2016

Look what we stumbled onto in NYC: Shakespeare in the Parking Lot! https://t.co/ENMffKtmMN

Jul 21, 2016

My NOVA team’s special about the mysteries of math just got nominated for an Emmy—it’s SO good. And free online:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ocq8OR4OydQ 

Jul 20, 2016

Grand Central bathroom: one of the great engineering wonders of the world. 20,000 men a day--and it doesn't smell!! https://t.co/QEDlX5hR8J

Jul 17, 2016

DARPA—the group that brought you the Internet & self-driving cars—is now tackling self-healing code. Our story:  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/darpa-grand-cyber-challenge-hacking-000000417.html 


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