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Larry Magid

Larry Magid: New law will make it easier to cancel online subscriptions

I’m not a cheapskate, but I don’t like to throw-away money, and I’m embarrassed to admit, that’s...

Larry Magid: iPads are great, but consider cheaper tablets or no tablet

Apple recently announced its newest crop of iPads and, as usual, they look great with excellent screens,...

Larry Magid: Protecting mental health on Instagram

A recent Wall Street Journal article revealed internal Facebook documents proclaiming that “Instagram is toxic for teen...

Larry Magid: Smart glasses are yet another privacy challenge

Facebook and Ray-Ban are now collaborating on smart glasses, called “Ray-Ban Stories.” It’s not the first product...

Magid: Improved battery life only major reason to upgrade smartphone

It’s hard to get excited about a new smartphone, and Google’s new Pixel 5a with 5G is...

Larry Magid: Why it is essential to keep your operating systems up to date

I’ve said this before, but a recently discovered flaw in Apple’s operating system for iPhones and iPads,...

Larry Magid: Facebook offers tools to ‘slow down’ toxic conversations

At Facebook 2019 F8 developer’s conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that “groups are now at the heart...

Larry Magid: Subsidies aim to help bridge digital divide

We heard a lot about the digital divide during the 90s and the first decade of this...