John Brandon

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John Brandon is a technologist, product tester, car enthusiast and professional writer. Before becoming a writer, he worked in the corporate sector for 10 years. He has published over 8,500 articles, many of them for Computerworld, TechHive, Macworld and other IDG entities.

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The Essential phone that’s not that essential

The most annoying iPhone change ever (plus a simple workaround)

The most annoying iPhone change ever (plus a simple workaround)

An iPhone change a while back altered the ability to easily decline an incoming call when your phone is locked. This simple workaround addresses it.

What that weird bump on the iPhone 8 means for enterprise users

What that weird bump on the iPhone 8 means for enterprise users

AR is coming to the iPhone ... let's hope it is in September.

My ode to Microsoft Paint

My ode to Microsoft Paint

The best app available in Windows 1.0 is going away. Forever.

Why Microsoft is adding an AI co-processor to HoloLens 2

Why Microsoft is adding an AI co-processor to HoloLens 2

With more processing power for AI, the HoloLens 2 could help us better interpret data and make better business decisions.

Google Glass is back. There’s only one problem now, but it’s not what you think

Google Glass is back. There’s only one problem now, but it’s not what you think

Google Glass Enterprise Edition uses an outdated strategy for adoption.

Why Elon Musk says 50% of all cars will be electric by 2027

Why Elon Musk says 50% of all cars will be electric by 2027

IT has the best handle on what it will take to do a massive electric vehicle (EV) rollout.

AI and mobile apps: What really matters

AI and mobile apps: What really matters

More apps use AI to do things for us, such block and remove offensive posts on Instagram. Soon AI will take the limelight, and the apps will move the background.

A full 10 years later, the iPhone still dominates ... for now

A full 10 years later, the iPhone still dominates ... for now

Steve Jobs would be proud. Ten years after the iPhone debuted, the smartphone is still going strong.

Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

Online sales are rising, but the Amazon Dash Wand could spur them even more.

New dock on the iPad is the first sign of the Mac apocalypse

New dock on the iPad is the first sign of the Mac apocalypse

Several features in iOS 11 stand out and are a sign that the iPad will replace the Mac someday.

Why Macs are still having trouble in the enterprise

Why Macs are still having trouble in the enterprise

Is the Mac dead...again?

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