Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.

The dark side of folding-screen and dual-screen smartphones

The first smart display for business: Your Android phone

The first smart display for business: Your Android phone

Here’s why I think Google will announce a ‘smart display’ feature this week for Android optimized for business use.

Why 5G will disappoint everyone

Why 5G will disappoint everyone

Wireless connections that are 20 times faster? What could be disappointing about that?

Why everyone is talking about everything talking

Why everyone is talking about everything talking

Suddenly, we’re looking at voice-first everything — including the voice-first workplace.

Can the police search your phone?

Can the police search your phone?

Enterprises work hard to protect company secrets. Here’s why the biggest threat may be law enforcement.

Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

Why your smartphone needs 5 cameras

By the end of next year, five cameras will be standard on flagship smartphones. Because AI and AR.

Enterprises, emotion and the rise of the ‘empathy economy’

Enterprises, emotion and the rise of the ‘empathy economy’

Artificial intelligence can now detect human emotion better than people can. It’s time to get emotional about AI.

Why mobile satellite is flying high

Why mobile satellite is flying high

After decades of stagnation, mobile satellite connectivity is suddenly made new by fresh innovation.

Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

A new wave of Google Assistant-powered ‘home’ smart displays hits next month. And they’re coming to work.

Why dual-screen laptops are twice as good

Why dual-screen laptops are twice as good

Dual-screen laptops are better tablets than tablets, better laptops than laptops – and better desktops than desktops.

Flaccid phone features foment ‘flagship fatigue’

Flaccid phone features foment ‘flagship fatigue’

The smartphone market isn’t growing. Average phone prices are declining. And brash smartphone startups are going out of business. That’s the good news.

Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Everything you knew about Chromebooks is wrong

Myth: Chromebooks don’t run apps. Fact: Chromebooks run more apps than any device ever.

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