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

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?

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.

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