The Today Show Has Seen the Future of Gadgetry, and It's Idiotic

You've gotta feel sort of bad for people who get all of their gadget news from places like the Today Show. I mean, they did a section on future gadgets this morning, and what did it feature? A $700 doorbell! A $430 water filter! A $1,200 microwave that cooks entire turkeys! Nothing any sane person would ever buy and… »6/30/08 12:45pm6/30/08 12:45pm

Forbes Managing Editor Attempts Techno-Cold Turkey for a Week on NBC

When good-sport Forbes managing editor Dennis Kneale let NBC take away his cellphone, Blackberry and email for a week for the Today show special segment entitled "Could You Do Without?", little did Kneale realize he would end up in tears. What an excellent segment! It's a testament to the techno-addiction to which… »2/20/07 8:37am2/20/07 8:37am