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.
Google Glass may have a lot of potential. But my first impression of the new wearable technology product is that it needs a lot of polishing if it's ever to become a mainstream device.
And it suffers from what may be a Read More →
This week I'm testing Google's Chromecast digital media adapter for my next Tech Files column.
That piece will have my full thoughts on the new $35 digital media adapter. But I thought I'd offer a little taste. Below you'll find a Read More →
What do you do if you've basically missed or been late to all the major trends in technology over the last 10 years; if your latest high-profile product has been a dud in the marketplace; and your stock, despite a Read More →