Larry Magid

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a Button

Amazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.

04/01/2015

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Clinton is on a nationwide tour to promote the new memoir with media interviews and book signings but has said she would not decide whether to run in the 2016 presidential race before the end of the year.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Clinton Opted For Email Convenience, But Is Her Argument Technologically Sound?

Hillary Clinton said she opted for convenience as the reason why she used her personal email account and only wanted to carry one mobile device when she served as Secretary of State, but does her argument hold up from a technological standpoint?

03/10/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Signal App Boosts Text Message Encryption Between Smartphones

Open Whisper Systems, an app developer, has updated Signal, with the latest version making sure that your text messages are encrypted and kept clear from prying eyes.

03/03/2015

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Larry Magid: Google Temporarily Pulls Plug On Glass, But Sony Gives SmartEyeglass A Go

Google may have temporarily pulled the plug on Google Glass, but that isn’t stopping Sony from coming out with their own wearable smart glasses.

02/17/2015

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Larry Magid: The Bluetooth Enabled Pacifier And A High-Tech Baby Bottle, Yes These Are Real CES Products

This year’s CES in Vegas saw gadgets like a smartphone-controlled barbecue and even Bluetooth-enabled baby pacifiers. Larry Magid says as silly as some of them sound, their price tags are serious.

01/09/2015

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BlackBerry Classic Keeps The Keyboard Despite Most Having Moved On To Touchscreen

The newly unveiled Blackberry Classic features a keyboard that hearkens back to the old days of cell phones, but they may have missed the boat on marketing this to the masses.

12/17/2014

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid Tech Report: Is Google Putting The CAPTCHA To Pasture?

Google is introducing a new technology that will do away with those tricky CAPTCHA forms that make you type in codes that are barely legible to prove you’re an actual human being.

12/03/2014

A woman walks past the logo for Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC in Taipei on July 20, 2012.  Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC said on July 19 it was suing technology giant Apple in the United States, claiming it has infringed on its patents.       AFP PHOTO / Sam YEH        (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/GettyImages)

Larry Magid: A Picture May Be Worth A Thousand Words, But A Million In Sales

Smartphone maker HTC is introducing not only a brand new handset to take sharper pictures, but the first ever action camera.

10/08/2014

A T-Mobile store in Glendale, California, on August 1, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi Calling

Smartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.

09/11/2014

A mystery structure under construction next door to the Flint Center on the De Anza College campus in Cupertino. (CBS)

Will Apple Finally Reveal Its Next Big Thing At Tuesday Event In Cupertino?

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.

09/08/2014

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