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Rob Pegoraro

Next door to Washington, DC
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  digital culture, telecom, gadgets, tech policy, smartphones, consumer electronics, computers, social media, internet
Doesn't Cover: software, enterprise

Journalist covering/often vexed by computers, gadgets and other things that beep. Read: @YahooFinance, @USATODAYtech, elsewhere. Write:

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Rob Pegoraro tries to make sense of computers, consumer electronics, telecom services, the Internet, software and other things that beep or blink through reporting, reviewing and analysis–from 1999 to 2011 as the Washington Post’s tech columnist, now for a variety of online and print outlets. He ...

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Apr 28, 2017

iCloud to me, as I once again have to log out and then back in to force iCloud Drive to sync: Stop hitting yourself in the face!

Apr 27, 2017

@JasonHirschhorn I once saw that error message on an Apple TV... in an Apple Store. Hilarious, I tell you!

Apr 27, 2017

@calebhell I can't speak to what's in Pai's mind, but I can speak to the public record documented on the site of the agency he now runs.

Apr 27, 2017

When the only place you can get on a call is next to a loading dock, so you have to hope the other reporters ask your question.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

The first keyboard I used was on a manual typewriter, and now I own one myself... largely for ironic purposes.

How is social media changing news?

The conversation with readers about a story no longer starts after you publish that piece; it's now a continuum.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

You're curious, you're in perpetual beta, and your first instinct when something's wrong is to reach for a keyboard (or touchscreen).