James A. MartinCIO

James A. Martin is a seasoned tech journalist and blogger based in San Francisco and winner of the 2014 ASBPE National Gold award for his CIO.com blog. He writes CIO.com's Living the Tech Life blog and is also a content marketing consultant.

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10 truly wacky wearables and offbeat sensors

This year promises a variety of activity trackers and wearables that aren’t your usual Fitbit gadget, including a device that detects radiation from nuclear power plants to a smartwatch that runs on body heat -- there's even a device that uses shock therapy.

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10 best sites and services to sell used tech

Want to turn your old computer into some crisp Benjamins? These 10 online services and apps are all viable options, though each has its strengths, depending on what you hope to sell.

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How to watch Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services offline with PlayOn Cloud

The free PlayOn Cloud iOS app is a 'streaming digital video recorder' that lets you watch offline video from Netflix, Hulu and other services.

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32 must-use IFTTT applets to help you handle the holidays

Whether you're an IFTTT pro or a first-timer, these 32 must-use 'recipes' or 'applets' can ease your holiday burdens.

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13 gadget-friendly travel bags for the discerning techie

Today's tech-savvy traveler has more gadget friendly luggage options than ever before, including Kate Spade purses that recharge iPhones, suitcases with built-in laptop trays and 'smart' bags that track their own locations.