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


Why I'm still excited about Google Glass

Why I'm still excited about Google Glass

As we say goodbye to the Glass project at Google X labs, we can look forward to seeing the first versions of Google Glass, the consumer electronics product.

Here comes the 'Internet of Self'

Here comes the 'Internet of Self'

When the quantified self movement collides with the Internet of Things, the world becomes an extension of you.

12 life-changing social media resolutions

12 life-changing social media resolutions

Want to transform your online social media life? Here's how.

The hottest wireless technology is now sound!

The hottest wireless technology is now sound!

There's been a surge of innovations that harness sound waves to transmit data and do other creative things. Here's what's going on.

Why Google should leave Europe

Why Google should leave Europe

The company is under attack by European authorities who won't stop until they do real damage. The solution? Leave.

Why Google and Facebook need balloons, drones and rockets

Why Google and Facebook need balloons, drones and rockets

Google and Facebook are hatching schemes (that some people call crazy) to bring to the majority what we in the privileged minority already enjoy every day -- the ability to get online.

Why the FAA's drone rules should never get off the ground

Why the FAA's drone rules should never get off the ground

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is expected to begin a one- or two-year process that will culminate in actual rules on using drones for commercial purposes. But two years is an eternity in Silicon Valley, and worse, those...

Can't wait for the Apple Watch? You're not alone

Can't wait for the Apple Watch? You're not alone

In the past two weeks, new information has come out about the Apple iWatch. Columnist Mike Elgan is among the developers, analysts and vendors eagerly waiting for the new device to arrive next year.

Rise of the celebrity tech entrepreneur

Rise of the celebrity tech entrepreneur

It's no secret that Silicon Valley wants to invade Hollywood with disruptive Internet-based content distribution systems and computer-generated everything. But now Hollywood wants to invade back.

Why Amazon Echo is the future of every home

Why Amazon Echo is the future of every home

Don't laugh at or ignore Amazon's new Echo home virtual assistant appliance. Devices like this will soon be as common as toasters.

An open email to Google Inbox

An open email to Google Inbox

I have so many feelings that I'd like to pour out to Google's experimental, invitation-only Gmail interface, that I decided to write it an email.

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