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.
Yesterday I got a chance to see, touch and learn about Samsung's new Galaxy Note II, an update to the company's super-sized smartphone-cum-digital notepad.
I wasn't a big fan of the original Galaxy Note. I found it Read More →
Nokia this morning announced two new smartphones, both of which will run the newest version of Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.
The Lumia 920 is the company's new flagship phone. Read More →
In my column today about shopping for Internet access, I mentioned that my wife and I were thinking about cancelling our Xfinity triple play from Comcast because we were "unimpressed" with the phone and Read More →