Stories by Mike Elgan

Opinion: Is Apple lost without Steve Jobs?

Apple announced a lineup of great products this week, but there was something conspicuously missing. The big announcement revealed that Apple without Steve Jobs is a different company.

Written by Mike Elgan15 Sept. 12 11:15

Opinion: Why Acer is wrong about Microsoft Surface

Acer's CEO tells Microsoft to 'think twice' about building tablets because it's "not something you are good at." Columnist Mike Elgan says the CEO should think twice about his statement, because he is wrong.

Written by Mike Elgan11 Aug. 12 11:10

Elgan: Facebook's Summer of Fail

Facebook's stock price is in the toilet and critics want Zuckerberg to quit. But first, the bad news.

Written by Mike Elgan04 Aug. 12 10:34

Opinion: Why small tablets will dominate the tablet market

Big tablets like the iPad will always be popular, especially among high-end buyers. But the future belongs to smaller, cheaper tablets like the Google Nexus 7 and the upcoming mini iPad, says columnist Mike Elgan.

Written by Mike Elgan07 July 12 11:11

Google announces social sharing done right

The upcoming Google+ History will prepare your content for sharing, but holds it in a private space until you choose to share it. It's how social networking should work, writes columnist Mike Elgan.

Written by Mike Elgan30 June 12 11:08

In depth: Siri, how do I feel?

Apple, Google and Microsoft are all working on technologies that can read the emotions on our faces. These tools will make our computers and phones more capable and more 'human.' They will also help advertisers target us more effectively.

Written by Mike Elgan23 June 12 11:05

Elgan: When bad tech ideas don't fail

The world of technology and startups generates some amazingly brilliant ideas. But it also produces some amazingly bad ones. If only they would fail earlier, faster and more often.

Written by Mike Elgan09 June 12 11:14

Opinion: Robots will soon deliver pizza

Google, as well as car companies and universities are making incredible advances in the technology for self-driving cars, and that technology will enable the robot revolution.

Written by Mike Elgan02 June 12 11:08

How I publish from Google+

Technology broadcaster Leo Laporte had me on his show, This Week in Tech (TWiT), recently. I mentioned that I publish all over the Internet automatically from my Google+ stream.

Written by Mike Elgan15 May 12 02:02