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Mike Elgan is an opinion columnist at large who writes for Computerworld.com, The Raw Feed, TechGear and many other online and print publications. In the past, Mike has worked as chief editor for Windows Magazine, HP World Magazine, Inside HP, HP World News, The Palm Reader, Palm News, Road Tricks, Portable Life News, Laptop Life, BuzzWords, Pocket Windows and Portable Windows. The World Is My Office

Ready for your electronic tattoo?

The concept sounds simultaneously futuristic and bizarre. But mark my words: You'll get one. And sooner than you think.

How do you feel? Your phone may soon tell you

Emotion-detection capability is coming soon to a wide range of mobile apps, thanks to several systems now available.

Google Glass

Why wearable computing is waiting for AI

A new app for Google Glass may seem trivial, but it represents the future of wearable computing.

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Beware snoopy apps that ask more than they need to know

Some apps that don't seem to have anything to do with user data are actually watching and noting your usage habits and reporting back to their corporate overlords.

Weeding out fake reviews online takes care, incentive

A thriving industry of paid-for user comments pollutes social networks with fake opinions. Let the reader beware.

Security tips for digital nomads

Here's a tale of traveling three continents in the past 18 months, staying connected, keeping powered up, and protecting valuable gadgets from theft.