Troy writes the Tech Files column as the Personal Technology Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. He also covers the digital media, mobile and video game industries and writes occasionally about Apple, chips, social networking and other aspects of technology. Previously, Troy covered Apple and the consumer electronics industry. Prior to joining the Mercury News, Troy reported on technology, business and financial issues for TheStreet.com and CNET News.com.
In case it isn't clear, that picture above is an electric guitar made out of Legos. An actual, playable guitar powered by Lego's newest Mindstorms robotic system.
The folks from Lego Mindstorms stopped by this week to Read More →
If you'd like to score an important piece of Valley history -- and have the bucks to pay for it -- here's your chance: Later this month, a German auction house will be selling an original -- and still working Read More →
Google apparently feels the need to respond to the growing backlash against Glass.
It's been little more than a month since Google first started sending the eyeglass-shaped, wearable computing device out to customers. But the device Read More →