Sean Portnoy

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Sean Portnoy started his tech writing career at ZDNet nearly a decade ago. He then spent several years as an editor at Computer Shopper magazine, most recently serving as online executive editor. He received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. from the University of Southern California.

Sean Portnoy is a freelance technology journalist; currently, all work that Sean does is on a contractural basis. Sean has also written corporate communications documents for CA.Sean does not accept gifts from companies he covers. All hardware products he writes about are purchased with his own funds or are review units covered under formal loan agreements and are returned after the review is complete.

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Roccat Power-Grid puts controls for your PC games on your iPhone

Roccat Power-Grid puts controls for your PC games on your iPhone

Given this week's news, the death of PC gaming appears to be greatly exaggerated. First, we hear that Valve is working on a Steam Box console to put PC games on your HDTV, and now gaming peripherals maker Roccat has introduced Power-Grid, software that allows you to control your computer games via your smartphone.

March 6, 2012 by in iPhone

iPhone OS 3.0: What new Wi-Fi improvements and features do you want?

iPhone OS 3.0: What new Wi-Fi improvements and features do you want?

For iPhone users, the good news about tomorrow's event debuting the latest version of its OS appears to be that cut and paste will finally be implemented, thanks perhaps to the upcoming competition from the Palm Pre. The bad news is that running background apps beyond Apple's own may still not available, even though it was promised to arrive several months ago.

March 16, 2009 by in iPhone