Mark SullivanSenior Editor, TechHive

Mark has been writing about networks - social and wireless - since 2005. Independent and outgoing, he enjoys travelling, wine, and skiing. His favorite book is "Atlas Shrugged" by Ayn Rand.

Yota smartphone sports both front and back screens

The YotaPhone from Yota is the first smartphone to sport an LCD touchscreen on one side and an e-ink screen on the other.

Touchscreens may soon wrap around the front and sides of phones and tablets

San Jose company Atmel has developed a flexible touchscreen that takes up the entire front of a phone and more.

Nokia Lumia 521 Windows phone coming to T-Mobile

The budget-priced 521 looks and feels like its Lumia 820 and 920 older brothers, but with some scaled down specs.

Improved wireless phone and tablet charging on the way?

Proxi says its new wireless-charging technology can solve current charging problems.

How to save your old analog media from extinction! (infographic)

Don't let all those LPs, cassettes, video tapes, books, magazines and photos degrade and die. Bringing it all into the digital age may be easier than you think.

Phone unlocking ban sparks consumer ire; White House petition

After unlocking your phone became a crime on Saturday, a petition at the White House website is gaining steam to reverse the decision.

Phone unlocking ban could hit you in the wallet

Phones bought after January 25 can no longer lawfully be decoupled from a carrier by the owner of the device. How did this decision come to rest with a single non-elected, non-technical, elderly librarian in Washington?

Facebook Graph Search turns 'Likes' into searchable data

The social-networking giant gives users Graph Search, a new way of searching through the massive amounts of content on the site.

America’s most tech-friendly cities

In this first-of-its-kind report, we score America's cities on everything from free Wi-Fi to city-government apps to the number of tweets residents produce each day, to identify the cities that are most (and least) friendly to the digital lifestyle.

Data centers

Infographic: Where your cloud data really lives

Ever wonder where the online services of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter keep all your data?

Why isn't Microsoft's answer to Siri built into Windows 8?

Windows 8 is supposed to be Microsoft's majestic OS reset, but intelligent voice control is conspicuously absent.

Fingerprints everywhere! Are we ready for 400 million dirty Windows 8 touchscreens?

With the arrival of Windows 8, legions of desktop PC users will encounter dirtier displays than they've ever seen before. Are users ready for touchscreen desktops?

Assisted GPS: How your phone knows where it is

The GPS system relies heavily on cellular and Wi-Fi networks to tell where it is. But how does it work?

28 pieces of computing advice that stand the test of time

Here are the best pieces of computing advice we've ever heard. Useful information never goes out of style.