Ed OswaldContributor, PCWorld

Ed is a technology journalist, music nut, and gadget geek who hails from the somewhat small town of Reading, Pennsylvania.

Instagram, Facebook Deal Sparks Privacy Concerns: Here's How to Quit

Instagram sold to Facebook for $1 billion, irking longtime users--here's how to gather up your photos and run.

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Android Apps Don't Need Permission to See Your Data

Unauthorized apps can access certain types of data without any permissions at all.

Vista Support No More: Where to Go for Help

Microsoft may be ending person-to-person support for Vista, but that doesn't mean Vista users are in the dark.

AT&T Starts Unlocking iPhones: Customers Gripe Over Long Delays

AT&T says unlocking your phone should take "minutes", but many (including me) are being told the actual wait is up to eight days.

Google Tablet Delays: What They Mean for Apple's iPad

Google’s move seems to suggest that Apple will soon also need to take a hard look at the future of the iPad.

Google's Project Glass Eyewear: Next Big Google Flop or Hit?

Google dazzles our imagination with its augmented reality glasses, but could the Internet behemoth have a diamond or a dud on its hands?

Nokia Lumia 900 vs. The Competition: Spec Showdown

How does Nokia's $99 Lumia 900 match up against its competitors?

Amazon Dominates Google in App Revenue: Thank Apple?

Amazon trounces Google when it comes to app revenue because it makes buying apps a breeze--something it learned from Apple.

Mac OS Dwindles in Importance to Apple

Analysis: iOS, already a larger share of Web traffic than Macs, will only grow as Apple builds on its strengths in mobile devices.

Google's Dickens Doodle Gives Google Books Top Billing

Google celebrates 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth. ‎

Who's the Smartphone OS Crash Champion?

Analysis: Apple claims its iOS is more stable, and Android gets the rap for crashes -- but a research report reveals the truth.


Facebook Pumps Up the Volume with 'Listen with' Feature

The feature allows you to hear music your friend is listening to at the exact same point, essentially allowing your friend to play DJ.

Kodak Rumored to be on the Verge of Bankruptcy

It appears the company needs about $1 billion to stay afloat, according to reports.

Google+ May Top 400 Million Users in 2012

The popularity of Android could be behind the surging numbers of Google+.

Twitter to Sell Political Advertising

Twitter has promised that it will not insert ads within a user’s timeline, a new advertising option that it has been experimenting with over the past few months.