Stories by Jon Gold

A10 revamps lineup on multiple fronts

Application delivery controller manufacturer A10 Networks rolled out new hardware, pricing and connectivity with a range of SDN and cloud services today, in an announcement that serves to underline the company's recent recovery.

Just how cool is the Galaxy S 5 going to be, anyway?

Now that the Galaxy S 5 is well and truly on its way, the initial flood of rumors has dried up a little, leaving behind only a trickle of speculation with a thin film of doubt floating on top. It's like climbers getting to the top of the mountain and wondering, "OK, what now?"

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumour roundup

Like a frog in a cooking pot, I didn't notice that rumuors about the Samsung Galaxy S5 had really hit the boil until it was too late. But now, with steaming clouds of hearsay and a distinct aroma of scuttlebutt in the air, all that's left is to hope that the results will at least prove savory for the consumer. (Side note – can any readers tell me whether frog legs are any good? I'm curious, but also a little scared.)

These key phrases will help your Kickstarter get funded

Words are powerful, particularly on the Internet, and a pair of researchers from Georgia Tech say that they've identified the ones that can either push a Kickstarter campaign over the top or doom it to unsuccessful obscurity.

Hands-on (or eyes-on) with the new and improved Oculus Rift

After months and months of absorbing hype and quietly pining for its touch, I got to try the Oculus Rift Wednesday at CES 2014, as part of an Intel demo. It's a vastly impressive piece of technology, but there are still rough edges to be ironed out.

CES diary: Scenes from the show floor

CES, as you may have read in this very publication, is big. Like, really, really big. The Las Vegas Convention Center has 3.2 million square feet of floor space, of which CES this year used about two thirds, and it's easy to get genuinely lost in the vastness of the main halls.

Stun-gun-equipped iPhone case looks to generate more than a buzz

At a glance, the Yellow Jacket looks like any other iPhone case, albeit a little bulkier – another of the numberless hollow exoskeletons for the most recognizable smartphone on the market. Flipping a small cover at the top of the Yellow Jacket down, however, reveals the sharp prongs of a 650,000-Volt stun gun – making the case protective in more ways than one.