I've been spending more and more time with my new Android phone, it's becoming clear that Apple is woefully behind in one key aspect: the App Store.
Part mad scientist, part celebrity author, and part shadowy government advisor, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
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.
ZDNet's Matt Baxter-Reynolds helms the Post-PC Developments blog and has a lot to say about whether the PC is dead or dying. Tune in for our latest Better Know a Blogger show to hear what Matt thinks about Windows 8 and the future of the PC (if it even has a future).
While my new Android phone made my old iPhone feel old, there are some things I actually miss about having an iPhone. Here are ten that might surprise you.
My new Android phone makes my old iPhone feel like a dinosaur. I did not root my phone. Every app you see here is a standard product, available from the Google Play store. This is what you can do right out of the box.
Our own David Gewirtz moved 20 gigabytes (about half a million email messages) using an online service that made the whole process much easier than you'd think. Here's the story.
Are those smartphone protection and replacement plans really worth an added fee tacked on to your monthly bill? We ran some numbers, created some spiffy charts, and came up with a few surprising answers.
My iPhone lies there like a dead fish, telling me nothing. If you believe the weather and clock icons on my iPhone, the temperature and time of day haven't changed for 18 months.
We need to insist on quality from our vendors. There is absolutely no reason packing has to be this shoddy. Frankly, I expect better from Amazon. I'm disappointed (again).
Given all of David's criticisms of Apple over the years, he's often asked if there are any Apple products he actually likes. We were surprised to find out the answer is "yes." Here are five products he says he quite likes.
This is the final article of a three-part series where David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, David reviews the pros and cons of the Logitech Alert system.