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


Apple's iMessage finally grows up

Apple's iMessage finally grows up

Apple's iMessage service will have a much bigger impact than you think. It's all about the App Store.

When A.I. whispers in your ear all day

When A.I. whispers in your ear all day

Every great leader is surrounded by trusted advisors. For the rest of us, there's artificial intelligence -- delivered wirelessly over devices like Apple's new AirPods.

Here come 'Awareness of Things' gadgets

Here come 'Awareness of Things' gadgets

A new class of mobile device is tiny, cheap and gives you total information awareness about your stuff.

Inside Amazon's, Facebook's and Google's self-serving 'philanthropy'

Inside Amazon's, Facebook's and Google's self-serving 'philanthropy'

Tech giants don't want to live in a world where someone else makes the world a better place better than they do.

Google Glass strikes back

Google Glass strikes back

Mocked and shunned by society for wearing Google's dorky face upgrade, Google Glass fans were right all along.

What it's like to experience the internet

What it's like to experience the internet

The technology-using public now demands more than mere information. They want to feel like they're really there.

What's in your food? Tech will tell!

What's in your food? Tech will tell!

Technology is empowering consumers with knowledge about what's really in the food we eat.

Is it dumb to trust smart technology?

Is it dumb to trust smart technology?

Automation is nice, but it doesn't mean you should hand over responsibility to the machines.

Pokémon Go and the demon-haunted world

Pokémon Go and the demon-haunted world

The world of mixed reality will be populated by countless 'spirits, demons, angels, ghosts and gods'

Why Google Fi? Because it's fast, cheap and easy

Why Google Fi? Because it's fast, cheap and easy

The best mobile service just got way, way better. Google's poorly understood Fi is just too good to pass up, especially for digital nomads.

Where's my single social stream?

Where's my single social stream?

Years ago, everybody wanted their social activity unified into a single stream. Is the dream still alive?

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