I'm not a watch guy. It's not a fashion statement--I've just never enjoyed having anything on my wrists, be it jewelry, watch bands, and especially police restraints. There was a time back in the '90s when I gave pocket watches try, but that was a lamentable artifice. And with the advent of smartphones, whenever I want to know the time, there's already a device in my pocket that will let me know how late I'm running.
Stories by Philip Michaels
This may be anathema for someone in the business of writing about tech to say, but I'm not all that interested in iPhone rumors. Shipping products are what grab my attention, not unicorns and phantasms. The minute Tim Cook holds up the new device is the minute it's worthwhile to start examining features and specs, and all the speculation ahead of time is usually just the noise separating one Apple press event from the next.
England's Premier League is a waving a red card at fans who plan on recording goals and posting the six-second clips to Vine.
For most entrepreneurs, getting more than 900 times the amount of money you were seeking for your Kickstarter project would mean a ticket to easy street, your face on the cover of magazines, and the start of an inevitable march to riches and success.
This is a yellow sac spider. It likes to crawl into the fuel tank hose of a Mazda6. Your Mazda6 may have a serious case of arachnophobia. But Mazda has a software fix in the works that will keep those eight-legged fiends from doing damage to your car even if it can't help your fragile emotional psyche.
Drop that iPhone, Shaun White. Ixnay on that iPad mini, Julia Mancuso. And when you glide across the ice in your free skate, Ashley Wagner, make sure that your salchows and axels don't remind anyone of the Apple logo.
You can have the prettiest 4K TV sets in the world. But that higher resolution screen will garner only so many oohs and aahs if there's not enough native content to display on it.
Most GPS devices excel at getting you from Point A to Point B. Where they come up short is in telling you about all the stuff in between.
A little more than three years ago, FileMaker had only started to offer a personal database program for Mac users intimidated by the extensive features of FileMaker Pro. Flash forward to 2011, and Bento has not only become a mainstay program for individual users on the Mac, but it's also available in versions for all of Apple's iOS devices.
Apple maintains that complaints about the iPhone 4’s antenna design and reception were overblown. But an executive in charge of device hardware engineering has parted ways with Apple, according to media reports.
When it arrives on retail shelves later this year, the next version of Microsoft Office for the Mac will cost between 20 percent to 50 percent less than Office 2008, according to pricing announced by Microsoft on Monday.
Apple on Monday unveiled a new version of the iPhone. Dubbed the iPhone 3GS, the latest version of Apple's popular smartphone promises to launch applications and run software faster than the previous model.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs told employees that he will be taking a leave of absence until June to deal with lingering health issues.
LaCie rolled out a new line of LCD monitors aimed at creative professionals who put a premium on colour accuracy. The 700 series of displays comes in 20, 24, and 30-inch models.
I wasn't anywhere near a TV, so I missed the debut of Microsoft's much-ballyhooed ad campaign featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld.