Tag Archives: David Pogue

The disruption of workers by robots is about to take a giant leap forward

Most people at Chicago’s Automate conference are looking over the latest robots, which are faster, safer, & smarter than ever before. They’re here to see how they might incorporate automation…

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David Pogue tested 47 pill-reminder apps to find the best

You want to hear some numbers that’ll curl your toes? An estimated 187 million Americans (58%) are on at least one prescription drug. (Source: Network for Excellence in Health Innovation…

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Now I Get It: Bitcoin

Man, if anything needs the “now I obtain it” treatment, it’s Bitcoin. You hear approximately it all the time in financial & technical circles—but most people really don’t grasp it. Bitcoin…

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David Pogue's search for the world's best air-travel app

This month, Expedia (EXPE) killed off the world’s best app for air travelers: FlightTrack Pro, which it had bought in 2010. (Why do companies do that!?) Among frequent flyers, cries of mourning fill…

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The Fitbit Alta HR band is the least dorky fitness band you can buy

Yes, we know we should move more, sleep better, eat right. But unless you’re wearing a fitness tracker, the results of your efforts are essentially invisible. Trackers keep your progress…

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A 2-minute tour of this year's South by Southwest Conference

For one huge week in March every year, Austin, Texas is overrun by culture & tech. Yes, I’m talking approximately the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals. (It’s often abbreviated…

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Pogue's quest for the best pill-reminder app: Sneak preview

I’ll admit it: Apps that remind you to take your pills are not as sexy as, say, folding laptops or MP3 toothbrushes. But they’re important. Every year an estimated 125,000…

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David Pogue tested 40 Bluetooth earbuds to find the best of the best

Admit it, my people: the way of the world is to go wireless. First phone cords went away, then internet cables, then printer cords; power cords’ extinction is coming soon.

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The world's smallest USB-C laptop charger—I'm in love

This might sound a little odd, yet my favorite gadget of this young year is a laptop power adapter. View gallery .The world’s smallest laptop charger. See, it’s no secret…

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Samsung Elec says Gear smartwatch sales hit 800,000 in two months

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday its Galaxy Gear has become the world’s most popular smartwatch with sales reaching 800,000 since its debut two months ago, defying…

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