Stories by Jon Gold

Hottest Android news and rumors for week ending Jan. 18

After a CES week during which the Android world was all a-twitter over a device that wasn't even revealed at the show, the previously hyperactive Galaxy S IV rumor mill has quieted down, mostly. It's likely to only be a momentary respite, however, as the device is heavily tipped to be released at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.

IT leaders for Boston sports teams talk playoff readiness

Sunday's AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and visiting Baltimore Ravens will be the fourth at Gillette Stadium since 2001, so the host's IT department knows the drill just as well as the players and coaches.

Hottest Android news & rumors for the week ending Jan. 11, CES-style

ZTE and Huawei took home most of the device-related headlines from this year's International CES in Las Vegas, which didn't exactly provide an earthshaking amount of Android news for a show of its size. Nevertheless, the companies both demonstrated strong new offerings, and other players, including Samsung and Sony, made their own hardware-related waves.

CES 2013: Diary of a CES Noob, Day 2

As old CES hands like our own Keith Shaw advised, Tuesday was orders of magnitude more busy than Monday. Now the show had a crush of people to go with its gargantuan physical scale. All the booths were put together and running, everyone's gear was on display - the effect was overwhelming.

CES 2013: Diary of a CES noob, Part 1

CES is one of the few big techie events that I was at least moderately familiar with before I started working here at Network World, less than a year ago. I always thought of it as the nerd playground to end all nerd playgrounds, with years-from-release technology available to the eager gadgeteer.

Ho-ho-hottest Android news and rumors for week ending Dec. 21

It's awfully hard not to start this with a holiday joke of some sort, but I'll do my best - it helps that the biggest Android news of the week isn't particularly cheery, what with the botnets and security breaches and all. We'll get all holly-jolly when we talk CES predictions and phone rumors later on.

Facebook bans developer of timeline-cleaning browser extension

The developer of a browser extension that lets Facebook users block some types of content from their newsfeeds called Fluff-Busting Purity says the social network's legal department has banned him from the site, accusing him of violating the terms of service.

Raspberry Pi now has its own app store

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced that the new Pi Store is open for business, providing a centralized source of software for users of its tiny PCs.

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