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.
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.
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.
This is the second of a three-part series where our own David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, David spotlights a neat new technology.
This is the first of a three-part series where our own David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, he details the approach that didn't work.
If retailers don't change their ways, retail will be a wasteland. Retailers have nobody to blame but themselves. It's not consumer behavior and it's not Amazon's fault. It's bad management. And, of course, it's the smell of failure.
Google today broke Google Chat by forcing Hangouts on all of us. David Gewirtz gets all cranky about the change. It's not pretty.
Email-based mailing lists may be here to stay, but so are the systems they're mailing from. This is lock-in and you're pretty much stuck with what you were doing back in 2005.