Mike Elgan

Mike Elgan is an opinion columnist at large who writes for Computerworld.com, The Raw Feed, TechGear and many other online and print publications. In the past, Mike has worked as chief editor for Windows Magazine, HP World Magazine, Inside HP, HP World News, The Palm Reader, Palm News, Road Tricks, Portable Life News, Laptop Life, BuzzWords, Pocket Windows and Portable Windows. The World Is My Office


Here comes the drone backlash

Here comes the drone backlash

Soon it will be politically incorrect to express enthusiasm for drones or fly them in public. Too bad. Drones are cool.

New earbuds give you super-hearing

New earbuds give you super-hearing

Ready for hearable computing? Startups are rewriting all the rules for what earbuds can do. You heard it here first, folks.

How Facebook, Apple and Twitter are ending online equality

How Facebook, Apple and Twitter are ending online equality

Social network users used to be equal. But now three of the biggest tech companies are deliberately creating a new elitism.

Will Facebook envy wreck Twitter?

Will Facebook envy wreck Twitter?

Twitter has become so obsessed with the users it doesn't have that it could lose the ones that it does.

Is Apple's control freakery out of control?

Is Apple's control freakery out of control?

In the past few weeks, Apple has exerted an unprecedented level of control over its App Store and Apple Stores.

New A.I. tech helps you write right

New A.I. tech helps you write right

The newest cloud tools (which are online now) can help you fix your writing as you write.

Is it Google's job to fix society?

Is it Google's job to fix society?

Why does everyone want a search engine company to correct what's wrong with humanity?

The surprising genius of Apple's Beats 1 radio

The surprising genius of Apple's Beats 1 radio

When regular old radio is streamed online at Apple scale, something amazing happens.

Is facial recognition a threat on Facebook and Google?

Is facial recognition a threat on Facebook and Google?

Photo recognition is so good on Facebook and Google that they don't even need to see your face to ID you. Now what?

4 news apps that will change everything

4 news apps that will change everything

News apps have always failed, but four apps emerged this month that have cracked the code at last.

Google on Apple: The end is near

Google on Apple: The end is near

In the wake of announcements at Apple WWDC last week, and at Google I/O last month, it's clear that the days of using Google services on Apple hardware are numbered. Soon we'll be forced to choose between all-Google or all-Apple.

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