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Larry Magid

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Brings Back Modular Tech With Project Ara

More details have emerged about Google’s Project Ara, which plans to make a new customizable smartphone that will first be targeted for the developing world.

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A visitor of the 'NEXT Berlin' conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. 'NEXT Berlin' describes itself as 'a meeting place for the European digital industry'. Organisers say that at the conference, 'marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months'. The conference is running from April 23 to 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / OLE SPATA / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Is Google Glass’ One-Day Sale Hype?

Google’s high tech glasses are usually sold only to people invited to buy them. But the company made them available for one day only on Tuesday to anyone in the U.S. who wants to buy them.

04/15/2014

Mobile Twitter (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: New Twitter Interface Looking More Like Facebook

Twitter users be warned, your page will soon be getting a new look—that is of course how you define “new” as it may appear very familiar.

04/08/2014

Second generation Microsoft Surface tablet. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Windows Ending Support for XP, Upgrade Suggested

This week marks the last day that Microsoft will offer support for its popular XP operating system. Our technology analyst has some advice on how you should prepare to upgrade if need be.

04/07/2014

The Cloak app allows users to avoid unwanted encounters with those in their social network. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Cloak App Helps Users Avoid People

The Cloak app allows users to avoid unwanted encounters, by using location check-ins on Instagram and Foursquare.

04/03/2014

Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen, displays the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television, on April 2, 2014 in New York City. The unit goes on sale today and costs $99. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Amazon Unveils FireTV Set-Top Box To Compete With Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku

Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new streaming device that delivers online video, music and other content to televisions.

04/02/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Plus Adds Page View Counter

It’s now easier for Google Plus users to figure out just how popular or unpopular their pages are with their addition of a page profile view counter.

04/01/2014

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Larry Magid: Apple Could Make Texting While Walking Safer

Apple wants to make it safer for people who like to text while walking. The question is: is this a good thing?

03/31/2014

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco on March 27, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Brings Office To Apple’s iPad

The software was made available to Apple iPad users on Thursday, through the App Store.

03/27/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Wants To Add Ethnic Emojis

After criticism and calls for ethnic diversity, Apple wants to add some new emoji faces.

03/26/2014

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