Gen-X Author Douglas Coupland Claims that Technology Makes Idiots of Us…

Douglas Coupland has been drafted in to fill Stephen Fry's shoes on his tech column Dork Talk, while the British polymath recovers from a broken arm. The Canadian author and artist has tackled the subject of gadgets and obsolescence, taking as his starting-point the fact that the box of techno-baubles he received from » 3/24/08 8:51am 3/24/08 8:51am

Stephen Fry Expands his Online Life with "Podgrams"

Gadget-loving actor Stephen Fry has added podcasting to his digital repertoire, though in quintessential Fry style he's dubbing them "podgrams." Issue one is out on his site now, detailing his recent arm-breaking disaster. We hope it heals soon Stephen, so that in future podgrams we can hear more of your thoughts on… » 2/20/08 6:18am 2/20/08 6:18am

Stephen Fry Reviews Oral B Professional Care Triumph, Loves It

Some of us may dabble in being funny to go along with our tech knowledge, but professional comedian Stephen Fry actually knows a thing about both fields. Today he reviews the Oral-B Professional Care Triumph, which has a special tech that allows it to wirelessly show how long you've been brushing each corner of your… » 12/27/07 2:40pm 12/27/07 2:40pm

Comedian Stephen Fry Gets Guardian Column on Gadgets

Hoping to put us out of a job, The Guardian gave British comedian Stephen Fry his own column about gadgets. You'll remember that we wrote about Fry's huge rant on smartphones (the same rant that got him this job), taking to task just about every manufacturer (including Apple) for sub-par work. In his new column, which… » 10/29/07 1:45pm 10/29/07 1:45pm

Comedian Stephen Fry Blogs Spectacularly About Smartphones

British comedian Stephen Fry is awesome in a way similar to Ricky Gervais or Hugh Laurie (his previous showbiz partner), but writing 10,000 words about smartphones just put him over the top into living idol territory. You can't tell from his public persona, but he's apparently a huge nerd, knowing intricate details… » 9/20/07 3:30pm 9/20/07 3:30pm