Jon Fingas


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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Etsy's online shop is mostly known for its handmade crafts, but it has also developed a reputation among the supernatural crowd as an easy place to find spells, potions and other mysterious goods....

June 21st 2015 at 11:21pm 0 Comments
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Sure, you can make solar-powered devices that store their excess energy in a battery, but what about the battery itself? Unfortunately, it's still behind the times -- the lithium-ion cells you see...

June 21st 2015 at 7:48pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft knows that Bing's video search looks more than a little outdated in an era when YouTube frequently doubles as a music player. Accordingly, it's giving the feature a much-needed makeover....

June 21st 2015 at 2:56am 0 Comments