Jon Fingas,350,min/c:440,350,0,3/q:80/?


Jon has led a double-sided life: he grew up with technology as a youngling but spent much of his time in academia learning to write.  Thankfully, people have been making jobs for people like him.  When he's not telling you why stock Android beats custom, he's firing up a game or engaging in some street photography.


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And just like that, American asteroid mining efforts are legal. President Obama has signed the US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (CSLCA) into law following Congress' approval, letting co...

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Vine teased months ago that it was working on support for the Apple Watch, and it's finally delivering on that promise. Grab the updated Vine app for iOS and you can watch those 6-second looping video...

November 24th 2015 at 2:20pm
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Did you recently get a notice that Amazon changed your password? You're not alone. Numerous readers tell ZDNet that Amazon reset their passwords after learning that the login might have been "improp...

November 24th 2015 at 12:35pm
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One day, you might see robots that not only survive in hazardous environments, but thrive in them. University of Bristol researchers have built Row-bot, a swimming robot that powers itself by feeding...

November 24th 2015 at 12:09pm
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You don't have many great choices for home security systems right now. Conventional systems are expensive and effectively fixed in place, while connected cameras are conspicuous and carry the risk (ho...

November 24th 2015 at 11:48am

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Surprise! After months of speculation and leaks, HTC is finally ready to show the world its latest flagship, the One M9. Sorry to disappoint, but those leaks were, for the most part, spot on. As the...

March 1st 2015 at 10:13am