Ed OswaldContributor, PCWorld

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

Google Bought Motorola for the Hardware, After All

Google didn't drop $12.5 billion just for patents...

Did Apple Really Lose Another iPhone?

Or did they just leak some juicy tidbits to the press?

Sprint Hiking Early Termination Fees for Smartphones

Sprint is against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile because it says it'll raise prices for consumers. But Sprint has no issues with raising prices for consumers.

Why Google+ Really Wants You to Use Your Real Name

Does Google want you to use your real name because it needs that information for future efforts that are based on your identity? We think so.

Irene Wreaks Havoc on East Coast Communications

Some of the affected regions report lost or spotty cell phone signals, impairing the spread of emergency information.