Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

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

BYOG (bring your own glasses) will bring headaches for IT

Predictions about Google’s predictive internet

Predictions about Google’s predictive internet

Google’s new core competency is guessing what you’ll do, then doing it (so you don’t have to!).

Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

Technostress is killing productivity. Culture is the cure.

Pay attention to the technology malady of our time. It's making your employees miserable — and unproductive.

Why we’re getting self-driving delivery before self-driving Ubers

Why we’re getting self-driving delivery before self-driving Ubers

The public will have to wait another decade for self-driving Ubers. But autonomous vans are already delivering groceries.

Apple needs two more Android apps

Apple needs two more Android apps

Apple won’t truly succeed with iMessage or Apple Pay unless it expands beyond the Appleverse.

The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

The future of 3D holograms comes into focus

While everyone is fixated on AR using smartphones or headsets, the real hologram revolution is emerging from the lab.

Why Amazon is the new Microsoft

Why Amazon is the new Microsoft

The Amazon Alexa platform dominated CES this year. The virtual assistant is shaping up to be the most important new operating system.

Why you’ll fire Siri and do the job yourself

Why you’ll fire Siri and do the job yourself

In the world of A.I., the best virtual assistant might turn out to be your virtual self.

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

The rumor mill says Google is working on an operating system to replace both Chrome and Android. Does that make any sense?

Dual-screen clamshell devices will kill the tablet

Dual-screen clamshell devices will kill the tablet

When a phone is also a laptop, who needs a tablet?

Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

Honestly, the biggest culture-changing application for augmented reality will be always-on lie detection.

With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

It’s official: Smartphones are powerful enough to serve as laptop or desktop computers. What are we waiting for?

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