Why Can't We All Charge Our Phones Wirelessly?
Charging your phone wirelessly all day long may not be far off
Magical Technologies Just over the Horizon
The products that really wow us seem like pure wizardry
Is Lip-Synching a Form of Cheating?
Should Artists Reveal How Much They Let Technology Make Creative Choices?
How much should an artist reveal about letting technology make some choices?
What Apple Should Fix in iOS 11
Here's what Apple should fix before the next operating system update
Batteries Have Gotten Better, but There's Still Room for Improvement
They've been getting better for decades—but we've been demanding more of them
Why Old-Fashioned Computer Manuals and Books Are Still Needed
User Manuals Are Mostly Gone—Which Is Both Good and Bad
Google happened, and something important was lost
How Private Is Your "Voice Assistant" Device?
A guide to how well Alexa, Siri, Google Now and the rest guard your secrets
Your Echo Is Listening, Which Could Someday Lead to an Invasion of Your Privacy
A murder case raises concerns about the “Internet of Things”
The Ultimate Cure for the Fake News Epidemic Will Be More Skeptical Readers
New algorithms will help—but users' skepticism is the ultimate weapon
What Facebook Is Doing to Combat Fake News
The social network has rolled out new tools to deal with this growing problem
How to Make Your E-Mail Really Secure
Life without a Headphone Jack
No Headphone Jack on the iPhone? Don’t Worry, You’ll Adjust
Apple has dropped the headphone jack—and soon everyone else will, too
When Tech Companies Copy One Anothers’ Best Ideas, Consumers Suffer
Phones and tablets work pretty much the same way no matter who makes them, and it's not good for consumers
Nothing Is New under the Technology Sun
No matter what a tech company invents, everyone knows they didn’t really invent it
The Bright Side of Internet Shaming
It's become so common that it might soon begin to lose its impact
#shameonshamers: Virtual Shaming Breaks Real Lives
When online shamers cast vicious attacks and threats based on incomplete or false facts, the damage to a person’s reputation is long-lasting, and sometimes irreparable