Jim Younkin

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Apple Watch vs. Pebble Time: New renders give a fantastic side-by-side comparison

The Apple Watch is going to be available in stores soon, but Apple’s smartwatch is not the only such product you can buy, as plenty of companies are …

Happy Birthday, BASIC

Fifty years ago this month, in 1964, a computer programming language winked to life that changed the course of a generation. While many would point to the rise of Unix and other ubiquitous programming languages in the intervening years as formative points in the history of computing, on May 1, …

The General-Purpose iPad and the Specialist Mac

I’ve written previously that the iPad was helping to unbundle the general-purpose PC:<p>From the Humpty Dumpty PC:<p>The iPad and other appliance-like …

RT @AdamWeeks: With this release of @brewskime, we got as many reviews in the first day as we did last month. cc: @gruber http://t.co/kMPw8VTdpQ

Xbox One vs. Playstation 4: The Evolution of the Controllers

NOTE: A new Nintendo version can be found here.

Microsoft CEO Search: Stalemate

<i>The Microsoft CEO succession process appears to be stalled. This is a company with immense human, technical, and financial resources; the tech</i> …

Explaining why dragnet surveillance is terrible, and why you should rally against it

A spectacular PSA from the Electronic Frontier Foundation calls on Americans to join in a rally against mass surveillance on Oct 26, featuring …

Steve Jobs

A temperamental, triumphant, fallible, transcendent technologist and artist, his taste, sensibility, and the sheer force and audacity of his vision …

Bruce Sterling's brilliant "Buildable, Desirable, Profitable" chart at #makerfairerome

'I'm the original voice of Siri'

<b>Sandy Springs, Georgia (CNN) —</b> For the past two years, she's been a pocket and purse accessory to millions of Americans. She's starred alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel. She's provided weather forecasts and restaurant tips, been mocked as useless and answered absurd questions about …

New York unveils 'text stops' to curb crashes by distracted drivers

You're probably familiar with highway rest stops, but drivers might soon be seeing something a little less ordinary along the road: text stops. New York plans to establish 91 "Texting Zones" along state highways, encouraging drivers to wait until they can safely pull off the road to respond to a …

The iPhone 5S and 5C

The 5C<p>Let’s consider the new iPhone 5C1 first, because it’s easier to understand.<p>On the inside, it’s an iPhone 5, with a few relatively minor …

The iPhone 5s Review

For much of the iPhone's life Apple has enjoyed a first-mover advantage. At the launch of the first iPhone, Steve Jobs expected the device and OS …

Consumer Technology news, analysis, how-to, opinion and video.

Are you sitting down? Probably. The results of anonymous, aggregated, global Fitbit user data reveals that the U.S. needs to seriously step up its …