Articles By Mike Elgan

Why should thou not steal thy neighbour’s Wi-Fi?

TIME Magazine printed this week a piece called, "Confessions of a Wi-Fi Thief," in which author Lev Grossman admits to using his neighbours' open Wi-Fi connections from inside his apartment. Grossman writes that

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Mike Elgan

Hyperconnectivity just round the corner

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs told an interviewer at Macworld this week that Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle e-book reader will fail. His shocking reason?: "People don't read anymore."That's a harsh thing to say to

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Mike Elgan

iPhone – or no iPhone? That is the question

Well, it's the moment of truth for this year's holiday shopping season: iPhone, yes or no? Tracy Mayor put the Question of the Year to Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie, PC World

Published on: December 6th, 2007 Mike Elgan

Why Amazon’s Kindle is such a revolutionary e-book reader

Last April, I wrote a column titled, "Why e-books are bound to fail." My reasons: cost, the availability of better alternatives and, most importantly, book lovers love paper books.I was wrong.This week, I

Published on: November 27th, 2007 Mike Elgan