John is a longtime technology journalist and author — long enough to remember when the CD-ROM was going to change the media landscape as we know it. He’s written for PC Magazine, CNET, CNBC, and CNN/Money among other media outlets. His favorite lost cause: the New York Mets.
Great story lines abound in Super Bowl XLVII: the Harbaugh brothers as opposing head coaches, Ray Lewis’ final game, a spirited comeback by the 49ers, even a curiously timed power failure. That was all well and good, but we all know that the real action took place during the breaks in the game. All right, . . .
With all of the online video choices at our disposal, we still haven’t reached the promised land of being able to watch live television anywhere on any device. Nonetheless, the situation is improving, and streaming live TV programming to your computer or mobile device is no longer a pipe dream. Whether you’ve cut the cable . . .
It’s a car lover’s dream. The North American International Auto Show, better known as the Detroit Auto Show, kicked off January 14, 2013 with a two-day media preview. That’s when automakers showed off their newest models, as well as concept cars that offer a glimpse of the future. More than 50 vehicles made their debut . . .
The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the four-day orgy of all things consumer tech, runs January 8, 2013 through January 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The exhibition gives attendees a first look at the latest gear and gadgets from the biggest companies in consumer technology. There will be everything from the latest in TVs, . . .