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Mike Elgan

Mike Elgan is an American journalist, blogger, columnist, and podcaster. He is a columnist for publications including Computerworld, Cult of Android, Cult of Mac, Forbes, Datamation, eWeek, and Baseline.

Get iPhone Widgets — And Use Them on Any Phone

The Apple iPhone is a breathtaking departure from the stale smart phone market. Everyone loves the iPhone's huge screen...

Free Money: Web 2.0 Takes Selling Beyond eBay

If I told you where to find little piles of money around your house, would you be interested? Good,...

Make Yourself Look Good Online

Last week, I told you that your personal information is easily searched, and usually full of errors. I suggested...

Find Yourself Online (And Make Sure You’re You)

The Internet has made it cheap and easy to run background checks on anyone. Employers and others are increasingly...

Outsource Your Personal Chores

Did you ever wonder how great people achieved greatness? Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Isaac Newton, Chuck Norris --...

The End of ‘Voicemail Hell’

There are two kinds of people: talkers and typers. Talkers tend to be social extroverts who don't like committing their...

Major Pain: 10 New-Millennium Maladies

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Ha! That is, like, so 1990s! Sure, some still get this painful condition, and people are still...

Put Job Hunting On Auto-Pilot

Give me one good reason why you're not currently looking for a better job. (It’s a trick question –...

Three Things You Should Always Fake

In general, I like to "keep it real" as much as the next guy. But there are three things...

Clickin’ It Old School

The slowest part of any PC is always the user -- and as Moore's Law continues to...