Profile of Nathan EddyFreelance Writer
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Nathan Eddy is a freelance writer for InformationWeek. He has written for Popular Mechanics, Sales & Marketing Management Magazine, FierceMarkets, and CRN, among others. In 2012 he made his first documentary film, The Absent Column. He currently lives in Berlin.
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posted in November 2015
Is Apple's quest for a slimmer iPhone 7 behind the decision to dump the standard headphones jack, or is it another cash grab? Despite being a year away, the rumors around the upcoming iPhone are heating up.
Following the Black Friday rush, the holiday sales crush continues Nov. 30 with Cyber Monday. Major retailers such as Best Buy, Target, and Wal-Mart, along with Amazon, are offering steep discounts.
Microsoft is releasing a test version of its Cortana digital concierge for Apple's iOS platform. This follows a similar release for Google Android smartphones.
The Huawei Mate 8 is the latest flagship phablet from the Chinese company. The device employs a new chipset and redesigned interface, and will debut in North America at CES in 2016.
If it wasn't impressive enough that Raspberry Pie has fit an entire computer into an area smaller than a credit card, it's offering the PC for just $5.
It's that time of year again: Black Friday madness right after the turkey dinner. If you're a geek, or have to buy a gift for one, here are nine hot tech gadgets to check out between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Apple moves into the motion capture space with the acquisition of Faceshift, a specialist in technology for facial recognition and rendering. Its technology is being used in the new Star Wars films.
With drones becoming an increasingly common presence above our heads, an FAA task force is recommending a registration process for pilots.
Gartner is predicting the swift and broad enterprise adoption of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, thanks in part to pent-up demand for tablets. This is following similar patterns by Windows XP and Windows 7.
Apple is partnering again with Best Buy to increase the availability of its products. This time it's to help boost the availability of the Apple Pencil, a key accessory for the iPad Pro.
LG's mobile payment platform would coincide with the launch of the company's flagship V10 smartphone, which boasts fingerprint technology.
Keeping your iPhone safe from cracked screens and dings on the outside is hard enough, but with the rise of malware and hackers targeting your precious smartphone, you have to think about securing what's inside. Here are some apps to help you do that.
Stalwart market leaders Samsung and Apple maintained their leading positions during the third quarter of 2015, while Huawei posted surprisingly robust growth, according to Gartner.
Google's social media platform claims a high number of users but little active engagement. Now, the company is hoping a revamped Google+ that is designed for mobile will succeed.
The Chromebit, created by Asus and Google, is the latest in a series of PC-on-a-stick devices that boast low prices and compact form-factors. This version will retail for $85.
After facing criticism for not activating the Safety Check feature following the terror attacks in Beirut, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg defends its use in Paris following Friday's terrorist attacks.
With Designer and Morph, Microsoft PowerPoint users now have expanded and simplified design options to give their presentations a more polished and cinematic effect.
How do you ask a self-driving car if it knew how fast it was going? Google's autonomous vehicle and it operators find out the hard way in Mountain View.
File sharing just got easier for Windows 10 users, thanks to Microsoft's partnership with Box. The new app is currently available for PCs and tablets.
Through a partnership with a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft will bring secure data centers online in two German cities, while circumventing US laws on data collection.
Gartner indicates the market for Internet of Things devices is poised to explode and will reach nearly 21 billion connected devices by 2020.
In the tech world, many of the most expensive items available for purchase are workhorse machines that can deliver WiFi long distance or hold insane amounts of data. While these appliances have a certain style to them, they lack the cachet that powers the most personal of tech devices -- the smartphone.
A Verizon report finds businesses are moving deeper into the cloud, but the survey also indicates the competitive advantages of cloud technologies are diminishing.
Google gears up to please Generation Selfie by snapping up Fly Labs, a company that makes video and photo editing a breeze on smartphones.
NASA is on a roll with another intriguing discovery that the loss of atmosphere on Mars was due to eons of solar storms.
Traditional car makers, such as Nissan and Daimler, are joining tech giants like Google in the race to create self-driving vehicles. Here's what you need to know.
If you've ever wanted to be an astronaut, now may be your opportunity. NASA has put out a call for manned explorers to pilot its next missions.
NASA once again impresses and terrifies the denizens of planet Earth with unsettling images of the so-called Halloween asteroid spinning through the neighborhood.
The rambunctious US arm of T-Mobile is looking to get consumers hooked on mini-towers that provide 4G LTE coverage at home or at the office.
Another automaker accelerates its plans for self-driving vehicles, with Nissan planning test runs of its cars on Japanese roads.
Google joins a list of tech companies, including Facebook, that are taking to the skies to bring the Web to far-flung corners of the world.