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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Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

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?

Why I’m worried about Microsoft Teams deployment

Why I’m worried about Microsoft Teams deployment

Microsoft Teams is a little confusing and a little too flexible for real-world use at this point. It's also too ambitious.

Does Twitter encourage a ‘no filter’ attitude?

Does Twitter encourage a ‘no filter’ attitude?

How can Twitter get smarter?

3 innovations the Apple Siri speaker needs to have

3 innovations the Apple Siri speaker needs to have

To beat Amazon and Google, a Siri speaker better get smart.

Microsoft announces a Surface laptop that won’t run Call of Duty

Microsoft announces a Surface laptop that won’t run Call of Duty

Only approved apps will run and only from the Windows Store. Is that the right way to do this?

Self-driving cars now ‘way more’ inevitable with launch of Waymo’s first test fleet

Self-driving cars now ‘way more’ inevitable with launch of Waymo’s first test fleet

Google's sister company Waymo is getting serious about real-world testing.

What life after the smartphone will look like

What life after the smartphone will look like

Alexa, evolved.

The follow-me mode in this drone is like a scary, fanatical personal assistant

The follow-me mode in this drone is like a scary, fanatical personal assistant

Like Alexa, but with perks.

How A.I. could help United Airlines avoid problems with overbooking passengers

How A.I. could help United Airlines avoid problems with overbooking passengers

A.I. to the rescue for United Airlines passenger problems.

Samsung has a lot to prove with the new Galaxy S8

Samsung has a lot to prove with the new Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ look like they could help consumers overlook past issues.

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