David Gewirtz

David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.

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I miss removable batteries

No one is expected to use PCs anymore in this supposed post-PC world, but everyone is supposed to plug in all their post-PC devices into the USB ports of their no-longer-used PCs to charge.

February 21, 2013 by

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20 essential, time-saving Chrome extensions

For ZDNet's David Gewirtz, the key to successfully moving from Firefox to Chrome was identifying and installing Chrome extensions that duplicated or improved upon functionality. Here are 20 essential, time-saving Chrome extensions that made that move go smoothly.

January 28, 2013 by

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Have PC retailers lost the will to live?

Retail isn't necessarily dying, but electronics and PC retailers don't seem to be willing to bring their "A" game. Other segments of the retail market are knocking it out of the park, but it does sometimes seem like PC retailers have lost their will to live.

January 16, 2013 by

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