People are already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video and heads-up displays.
Stories by Mike Elgan
Google is laying out a path to make phones obsolete and replace them with something much better.
All signs point to Apple building cars in the same way (and for the same reason) they build iPhones.
Sorry, Microsoft and Magic Leap. The Silicon Valley smartphone giants have one thing you haven't got.
In a single week, three of the industry's biggest companies dragged users kicking and screaming into a better future.
The Apple Watch may or may not be an impressive piece of design or technology. But one thing is certain: Apple's preparations for retail sales of the watch are amazing.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook, unveiled the Apple Watch at a special event in September. The press was herded into a special tent to look at prototype watches running canned videos of what the watch might look like.
Every time Apple announces a new iPhone, the device has a few features and surprises that put the company's most profitable product ahead of the competition, at least for a few months. That's probably going to happen again on Tuesday.
A vulnerable person. A sociopath or two on social media tormenting that person without consequence. That's trolling in a nutshell.
Amazon launched a new smartphone this week. It's called the Amazon Fire phone, and it sports some unique hardware, software and services.
The consumer electronics industry has spent the last 20 years making everything connect wirelessly to the Internet -- from PCs to TVs, cameras to speakers.
An unexpected trend is emerging in technology. Information presented to the user is growing vague. Columnist Mike Elgan explains why.
Facebook's Anonymous Login is designed to create scarcity in the user data market, which increases the value of that data, and forces more small companies to get that data through Facebook's ad network, rather than from the users directly.
The social networks are falling apart -- breaking up into multiple sites and apps that do in a scattered way what used to happen centrally.
Companies are engaged in a kind of arms race with competitors to see how many apps they can get everyone to use. But this aggressive push for more apps is going to end up giving users app fatigue.