Author Archives: John Brandon

6 spring gadgets to help you enjoy the warmer weather

The snow is finally melting and the sun is shining. That can mean only one thing for tech lovers: Time to get outside and enjoy the weather, relying on these trendy gadgets to help you stay connected with the world, get into shape, and spend time with … Continue reading

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Teens are creating fake identities on Instagram called Finstas. Should we worry?

An emerging trend on Instagram has experts raising a few eyebrows. Continue reading

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10 top gadgets of 2018

Technology advances quickly, and it can be hard to keep up on which gadgets and gizmos made the biggest splash. Fortunately, looking back on 2018, a few big themes developed. Continue reading

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Voting machines can be hacked in two minutes, expert warns

How long does it take to hack an election? Continue reading

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Are you ready for a chip implant?

You walk into a grocery store and pick up eggs. No smartphone? No problem. You swipe your hand across a reader, and the amount is deducted from your bank account. If that sounds far-fetched, you obviously haven’t been to Sweden recently Continue reading

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7 cool travel gadgets for your next trip

There’s nothing like traveling that will stress your gadgets (and maybe your patience). Gadgets that don’t quite work right, or that ruin your day when you have an important meeting in Atlanta you can’t miss, make you even more irritated. That’s why I … Continue reading

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Could hackers steal your DNA and sell it?

Is your DNA safe from hackers? Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg says AI cannot stop online abuse yet, but experts beg to differ

Social media can be an unforgiving place. Continue reading

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Top gadgets to help you sleep

The construction crew outside your window. A weird buzzing sound down the hall. The flashing lights outside of your New York apartment building, blinking all night long. Continue reading

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8 amazing new AI innovations at CES 2018

Here are a few gadgets at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that push the AI envelope. Continue reading

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Former Google and Uber engineer is developing an AI ‘god’

The concept of an AI ‘god’ may seem outlandish, but a former Google and Uber engineer is touting the idea of a high-tech ‘deity’ as a way to improve society. Continue reading

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8 innovative gadget gifts for the techie in your life

What will make the techie in your life happy over the holidays? Try these brand new gadgets that all have a high-end feature that sets them apart from the pack. We tested each one to make sure they perform according to the specs and meet the demanding … Continue reading

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Google is recording everything you say to a bot — right now

I made this discovery by accident. Continue reading

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Why you should beware pirated NFL livestreams on Facebook

Watch NFL games live on Facebook at your peril. Continue reading

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