I write about computers, consumer electronics, telecom services, the Internet, software and other things that beep or blink, most recently as the Washington Post's tech columnist. I've covered the Consumer Electronics Show every year since 1998 but I sometimes forget to charge my phone.

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Nov 1, 2013 08:07 AM ET
Maybe Google isn't as all-seeing as we think, judging from its image recognition. Continue reading →
Oct 18, 2013 12:02 PM ET
A helmet that sees behind you and a droid-like rolling camera are revealed at the DEMO Fall 2013 conference. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2013 08:25 AM ET
If you've been hoping to make a phone call from a watch, your wait is over. Continue reading →
Sep 7, 2013 10:08 AM ET
Samsung's Galaxy Gear is only one of many electronic oddities on display in Berlin. Continue reading →
Aug 31, 2013 03:10 PM ET
A plastic ball stuffed with remote-controlled sensors and motors? Yes, please. Continue reading →
Aug 23, 2013 02:07 PM ET
Next to Google's new Nexus 7, last year's model -- and the iPad mini -- look low-res. Continue reading →
Jul 31, 2013 12:40 PM ET
Chromecast can make a dumb TV a lot smarter. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2013 09:48 AM ET
The Nokia 1020's 41-megapixel camera is amazing, but the stuff around it may be an issue. Continue reading →
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