That "free" ADT home security system could end up costing you a lot of money if you want to escape from your contract.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet is a technologist with over two decades of experience with integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
It may look a lot like the iconic WRT 54G, but under the surface lies powerful and open hardware for the most demanding prosumer Wi-Fi users.
The true technologist is a chivalrous knight. Not a crusader.
Got an iPhone? You may never need to worry about turning on (or off) the lights ever again.
No more swapping out USB cables in crowded conference rooms. This monster charger on Kickstarter can juice up an entire squad of mobile devices.
There are grave consequences for behaving badly on social networks. Becoming unemployable may be the least of them.
State-sponsored surveillance and repression should not be your concern. Social networks, providers and employers you trust to safeguard your data and livelihood is what worries me most.
We always appreciate a nice display, and have come to think of ourselves as connoisseurs and critics of the very best (and worst) in holiday light entertainment.
New Orleans, the Big Easy city of Jazz, Mardi Gras, strong cocktails, non-stop partying and anything goes is a delight to see at night during the holiday season.
Whoops, I broke it again. When shopping for a new PC, laptop, or ultrabook, make sure you investigate the terms of your warranty and the optional accidental damage coverage policies available to you.
The current generation of ultra-protection lands for the iPad Air, mini and Kindle Fire HD/HDX.
Both of these armored cases are polycarbonate clamshell, silicone rubber-wrapped monsters designed to take a beating for your iPad Air or iPad mini. But which one reigns supreme?
In an alternate reality, had different choices been made, Canada's crown technology jewel might have remained a mobile powerhouse.
My ZDNet colleague, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, has aired his grievances about Windows PCs and has decided to switch to Macs. But I reckon the root cause of his mid-life computing crisis runs deeper than just the OS.
The newest iPad Air case from Trident is a compromise between protection and style.
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