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Doug Olenick
Doug Olenick has covered the CE and computer industry since 1995 and now works as Sr. Editor, for Computer Technology/Web Editor for TWICE Magazine.

Entries by Doug Olenick

Toshiba Goes Uber Upscale With Kira Ultrabook

(3) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 11:02 AM

While some players in the Ultrabook category look to mine the mid-range price points for sales, Toshiba has set its course in the opposite direction with the recent release of its Kira line of Ultrabooks.

Dubbed the Kirabook is not Toshiba's first entry into the Ultrabook segment, but it represents...

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Research Firm Tallies Potential Korean War Fallout for the Tech Sector

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 3:56 PM

With the joint U.S. -- South Korean military exercises now ended, tensions on the Korean peninsula should lessen, but the last two month of saber rattling by North Korea should have put a massive scare into the world's technology markets.

The research firm IHS iSuppli has taken a...

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The Home Automation Revelation

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 11:19 AM

I am a bit of a weather geek. So when the folks at Netatmo offered to let me check out their latest Urban Weather Station, I took them up on the opportunity to try it and in the process I discovered an entirely new use for the device.

Have you...

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Anonymous' Potentially Tragic Misstep With North Korea

(6) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 4:10 PM

The international hacker organization Anonymous perpetuated possibly its most foolhardy act yesterday when it hacked into and took over North Korea's Flickr and Twitter accounts.

I don't think I am overstating the situation when I say lives could have been lost by this bit of online tomfoolery.

I realize this...

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If You Give Music Away Free (and Legally), They Will Come

(9) Comments | Posted March 6, 2013 | 9:07 PM

Video may have killed the radio star, but free online music streaming services are putting the infamous Peer-to-Peer (P2P) music swiping services to rest.

Not that I ever participated in such a nefarious activity, but remember when downloading music from Napster, LimeWire and Kazaa was pretty much the coolest thing...

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Dell's Midlife Crisis

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 2:14 PM

I have always liked Dell. Not that the company makes a better computer product or is more efficient than any other PC vendor, but because its founder Michael Dell and I grew up together in sort of an existential way.

I was saddened when the company announced recently...

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Navigating CES

(3) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 1:21 PM

The Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup final pale in comparison to the number of people who attend and the scale of what takes place during International CES.

This year's event, running Jan. 6-10, will have about 150,000 attendees expected to visit 2,300 exhibitors spread across almost...

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Techies Revved Up for Annual CES Revelations

(1) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 5:52 PM

Is there anything more fun than gathering with 150,000 of your closest friends and colleagues to see the latest and greatest that technology has to offer?

Probably, but be that as it may, the technological faithful will make their annual pilgrimage to CE's Mecca, Las Vegas, starting on Jan. 8...

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