Alex Burinskiy

Senior Desktop Engineer

Alex Burinskiy is a Senior Desktop Engineer and former technical analyst at IDG, Computerworld's parent company. He was also an Apple Store genius for four years and has worked with a range of IT systems, from personal to enterprise, for 10 years.

T-Mobile is taking an ax to wireless rivals -- and I know why

Going mobile with Apple's CarPlay (and a VW)

Going mobile with Apple's CarPlay (and a VW)

It's no secret that when you buy a car, you get whatever already-out-of-date technology is built in. That's what makes Apple's CarPlay so useful (and exciting).

Skype: The final frontier?

Skype: The final frontier?

The Skype Translator software made available earlier this year is looking more and more like the universal translator on Star Trek starships. Welcome to the future.

The Fappening: iCloud users, beware!

The Fappening: iCloud users, beware!

The event dubbed by the internet as “the Fappening” is the largest celebrity nude photo leak in history. But don't blame Apple for the breach.

Alex Burinskiy: OkCupid -- it's not me, it's you

So OKCupid has rushed to Facebook's defense by announcing that it, too, experiments on users' profiles. Is this any way to run a social site?

Facebook is a school yard bully that's going down

Facebook has grown and evolved in recent years. In addition to connecting people online, it bombards users with unnecessary ads and useless sponsored stories. And it runs experiments on its users. Columnist Alex Burinskiy is not...

Why I hate the look and feel of iOS 7

Earlier this month, Apple unveiled iOS 7, the successor to the mobile OS that powers iPhones, iPads and iPod touch models. Not everyone is sold on the new look and feel, including columnist Alex Burinskiy.

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