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Saying goodbye to my iPhone, the data hog

After flirting with an iPhone for a month, here's why I switched back to a BlackBerry. The iPhone was fun, don't get me wrong, but I know where my loyalties lie.

By April 14, 2012


Even in Paris, buying an iPad still has that ooh la la

For many, purchasing an iPad is a humdrum affair. But plenty of people in the City of Light come for an experience beyond just financial transaction.

By March 16, 2012


Tech takes a holiday

Whether you're headed to Bali or Belgium, a good holiday can become a great one with the addition of a few tech items to your suitcase. Here's how to tech yourself to paradise in a few easy steps.

By December 12, 2011


Cory Doctorow, geek culture icon (Q&A)

45 Minutes on IM: The Boing Boing editor, sci-fi author, and all around big-time Net thinker hits on range of topics from gold farming to NAFTA.

By May 13, 2010


Off-topic: Japan jetlag and how to practice your writing

Coffee as a lifestyle

By November 13, 2007


Laptop gets (overly) warm welcome in Hanoi

A scalding hot summer day in Vietnam and a pack of chewing gum result in a cautionary tale involving an overheated laptop.

By June 23, 2009


Good morning, Vietnam

On my first morning back in Vietnam, I couldn't find a way to get back home in the neighborhood I spent some 20 years of my life. But at least I found a KFC.

By November 26, 2008


Drunk journalist covering Obama quits with the f-word and, oh, it's on YouTube

Adam Smith has a hangover after being filmed drunk, sitting on a sidewalk, admitting to stealing material from the BBC. And quitting.

By November 7, 2008


Making Money from Free Software Panel 11/14/07 in Menlo Park

Making Money from Free Software Panel 11/14/07 in Menlo Park

By November 1, 2007


Are modern videogames rubbish?

Rory was hopelessly untethered from reality by American spirit measures and jetlag, but lurking beneath the nonsense spewing from his chapped lips there was a decent point...

By January 17, 2007