Jon Fingas

Associate Editor
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.

Articles by Jon Fingas

02.07.16
Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices
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Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices

MIT's design brings machine learning to low-power gadgets.

By J. Fingas,   02.07.16
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02.07.16
Smallest-ever optical switch revolves around one atom
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Smallest-ever optical switch revolves around one atom

It's actually smaller than the light beam it needs to work.

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02.07.16
'Titanfall 2' will have a real single-player campaign
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'Titanfall 2' will have a real single-player campaign

There's also a little bit more about a planned TV show.

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Scientists decode the bedbug's genes to help kill it
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Scientists decode the bedbug's genes to help kill it

Understanding its genome could lead to better pest control.

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02.07.16
Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact arrive in the US
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Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact arrive in the US

Just don't expect a fingerprint reader.

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02.07.16
Google is reportedly releasing a VR headset this year
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Google is reportedly releasing a VR headset this year

It would build VR support directly into Android, too.

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02.07.16
Smart cube lamp shows emoji and sets the mood
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Smart cube lamp shows emoji and sets the mood

Suddenly, the smart light bulbs you bought look downright simple.

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02.07.16
The new 'Ghostbusters' is getting its own LEGO set
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The new 'Ghostbusters' is getting its own LEGO set

It's heaven for budding spirit catchers.

By J. Fingas,   02.07.16
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02.06.16
Hangouts gives you better call quality by skipping Google
02.06.16

Hangouts gives you better call quality by skipping Google

Direct audio and video chats come to Hangouts on Android.

By J. Fingas,   02.06.16
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