Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

Edward C. Baig

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Edward:

Google's Pixel 4 has new color and tricks like transcribing in real time

At first look, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL stack up handsomely against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy smartphones. → Read More

Facebook's new Portal makes good video calls but still has issues

Updated Portal is less pricey, and best bargain among rivals from Google and Amazon. But do you trust having a Facebook microphone in your home? → Read More

Ancestry launches DNA health service that will compete with 23andMe

Ancestry launches AncestryHealth around DNA-screening services that are designed to help you determine risks for certain diseases → Read More

Google Pixel 4: What to expect from Google's latest smartphone

The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are Google's latest attempts to gain ground against the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy. What we know about the new flagships. → Read More

Say thank you and please: Should you be polite with Alexa and the Google Assistant?

Should we use words like “please,” “sorry” and “thank you when talking to Alexa, Siri, and the Google Assistant? → Read More

Epic Games sued for not warning parents 'Fortnite' is allegedly as addictive as cocaine

Quebec parents sued "Fortnite" publisher Epic Games for a third-person shooter they allege is as addictive and dangerous as cocaine. → Read More

Want your kids to read more? Amazon has a new Kindle for them

Amazon describes its new $109.99 Kindle Kids Edition as a first ever dedicated reading experience built just for kids. What parents need to know. → Read More

The government doesn't want Facebook to encrypt your messages: Here's why

Attorney General William Barr wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seeking Justice Department backdoor access to encrypted messages on WhatsApp. → Read More

Microsoft showcases an Android Surface 'phone' and dual-screen Windows PC

Microsoft refreshed its Surface line of computers, but you'll have to wait more than a year for its Surface Duo `phone' and Surface Neo mobile PC. → Read More

Google will warn you when your passwords are too simple to guess and used too often

Google is introducing tools to help you fix passwords that are too weak. It is also bolstering privacy in Maps, YouTube, and the Google Assistant → Read More

Galaxy Fold review: 5 things to consider as Samsung's second-try $2,000 phone goes on sale

Samsung's Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone tablet is finally going on sale in the U.S. From durability to cameras, here's what buyers should consider. → Read More

Want to work at McDonald's? Ask Alexa or the Google Assistant for help

McDonald’s is launching Apply Thru to let you apply for a job with the fast-food chain by asking Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy Fold is back: Is it ready for primetime this time?

Samsung put off the launch of the Galaxy Fold foldable hybrid after screen damages and other issues surfaced. A first look at the "fixed" version. → Read More

Samsung Galaxy Fold to launch in the US on Friday

Samsung put off the Galaxy Fold launch in April after problems with the screen surfaced. Samsung will start selling the phone in the U.S. Friday. → Read More

If AT&T dumps DirecTV, where does that leave the viewer?

AT&T is reportedly exploring options for breaking up with DirecTV. It could land with rival Dish or stay put. What does this mean for viewers? → Read More

Ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant scores points as an investor by preaching patience

Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is now a partner at Bryant Stibel, an investment firm with more than $2 billion under management. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 5 review: Always on screen lets you tell time without raising your wrist

An “always-on” Retina display on Apple Watch Series 5 is the main feature in an otherwise light upgrade. Will the battery life support it? → Read More

iPhone 11: Great camera, long battery, but not a must-buy

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are the best iPhones Apple has engineered. It doesn't mean you should rush out to buy → Read More

iPhone 11: Are Apple's latest iPhones worth the money?

Apple unveiled the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The focus is on camera improvements and battery life. Is it time to buy? → Read More

iPhone 11: What to expect from Apple's latest phones and why you may decide to wait

The iPhone 11, or whatever new iPhones are called, will likely bring a better camera and mostly modest upgrades. Will a lack of 5G give buyers pause? → Read More