Todd R. Weiss

Todd R. WeissWriter, PCWorld Follow me on Google+

Todd R. Weiss is an award-winning technology journalist and freelance writer who worked as a staff reporter for Computerworld from 2000 to 2008. Weiss covers enterprise IT from cloud computing to Hadoop to virtualization, enterprise applications such as ERP, CRM and BI, Linux and open source, and more. He spends his spare time working on a book about an unheralded member of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and watching classic Humphrey Bogart movies.

Is Apple Plotting a Social Networking App for iTunes?

Reports say Apple is working on an overhaul of iTunes that will allow you to broadcast and share music.


Coming Soon? Bank Deposits by iPhone

A fascinating new application lets Apple iPhone users photograph both sides of a check, then send the images via their iPhone to make a deposit.


Another Day, Another Apple Tablet Rumor

Piper Jaffray analyst predicts Apple will release tablet early next year with a $600 price tag.


RadioShack Officially Begins Pushing 'The Shack' Name

Don't call it RadioShack, call it 'The Shack.' Re-branding campaign starts today for stodgy electronics retailer.

Is Apple's iPod Dying -- And Does Apple Care?

The much-loved mobile music player is simply drawing less revenue -- and apparently less corporate attention -- these days.


Sex, Murder, and Facebook: The Perils of Social Media

After a man is found guilty of killing his wife, the ruling may be in jeopardy, as jurors reportedly posted to Facebook during the trial.

Schmidt's Exit from Apple Board Benefits Consumers

Analysis: Both companies are freer to innovate without a "frienemy" privvy to products and plans.

Kindle Lawsuit Filed Over Orwell '1984' E-book Deletions by Amazon

Shocked? Student sues after Amazon deletes Orwell's "1984" and his homework notes from his Kindle.

Intel is Right: Windows 7 Will Succeed

All you need to do is to look at Microsoft's history to see why this OS will succeed where Vista failed.


What the Microsoft-Yahoo-Bing Deal Means for You

Here are the privacy, monopoly, and ongoing innovation issues that should be of some interest (or concern) to tech-savvy consumers.

Surprise: Texting While Driving is Dangerous

If you can stop texting and talking on your cell phone for a minute, please read the warning labels in this story.


Crackberry Addicts Unite: New T-Mobile Blackberry 8520 is Mac-Ready

The new Blackberry 8520 due in August will be the first with native Apple support right out of the box.


What Will Vista's Legacy Be?

A Microsoft executive says Vista will be remembered well--in time. But I won't miss the OS any more than I miss my used, ugly 1971 AMC Gremlin.

Microsoft Details Windows 7 RTM Plans: What You Need to Know

As the launch of Windows 7 nears, Microsoft is outlining more clearly how the operating system will be deployed to PC makers and consumers.


Barnes & Noble: Please Avoid These Kindle Mistakes

Before the Barnes & Noble e-book reader hits the market, we have some advice on how to get it right.