Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY

Edward C. Baig

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Recent articles by Edward:

Nostalgia play: Pricey foldable Motorola Razr goes on presale Jan. 26, at Verizon, Walmart

In its heyday, Motorola’s clamshell became a fashionista status symbol. This latest $1499.99 version is a foldable-screen Android handset. → Read More

Apple's new gym partnerships give real perks for working out with Apple Watch

Apple is launching an incentive program for the Apple Watch with select health clubs. You can earn benefits at Crunch, YMCA, Basecamp, Orangetheory. → Read More

Comcast cable prices likely to go higher in advance of streaming Peacock launch

Xfinity had a nationwide outage Thursday hours after Comcast had a quarterly earnings call where company officials talked about losing TV customers. → Read More

What will it take for the government to protect your privacy?

Are Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon – and the government – doing enough to protect your privacy? Is 2020 the year we'll see a federal privacy law? → Read More

Will an Apple iPhone 12 with 5G finally get you to upgrade?

An Morgan Stanley analyst suggests a iPhone with 5G or a better battery may shorten the smartphone replacement cycle under the current four years. → Read More

Is your eye the next frontier for small screen tech? First look at new smart contact lens

Mojo Vision is developing Mojo Lens "smart contact lenses." Here's a first look at what may be your eye-popping augmented reality future. → Read More

Pensacola shooting: Should Apple help DOJ unlock terrorist's iPhones?

Attorney General William Barr says Apple hasn't provided substantive assistance to the FBI in the Pensacola case. Apple pushed back. → Read More

AI in 2020 and beyond: create a digital replica of your aging parent or yourself

AI will blur human and machine through the next decade and beyond, from creating truly useful virtual assistants to digital replicas of yourself → Read More

CES 2020: EVs, 8K TVs and streaming – this is the future Sony says it's optimistic about

Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida sees a future in cars, envisions challenges selling 8K and talks about its prospects in streaming. → Read More

CES: Buzzy NEON startup builds 'artificial humans' that resemble bankers, fashion models

NEONS are “computationally created" virtual beings that look like yoga instructors, bankers and news anchors. They have a Samsung pedigree. → Read More

What to expect at CES 2020: Ivanka Trump, flying cars, sex toys and 8K TVs – oh my!

Tech-minded consumers will have their eyes and ears trained on CES in Las Vegas to get an early glimpse at their next television or smart appliance. → Read More

CES 2020: 4 cool gadgets that already caught our attention

Lovot is a robot that just wants a little attention. EnvisionBody is next-level gym software. Sero is a rotating TV, Prinker a temporary tattoo maker. → Read More

CES: New Quibi streaming service to give bite-size shows from J.Lo, Spielberg and The Rock

Quibi is an upcoming mobile streaming service with short-form content. It features Hollywood's biggest stars. We got a first look at CES. → Read More

Meet Lora Haddock DiCarlo. She's the woman responsible for the return of sex toys at CES 2020

After taking away an award for a "pleasure tech" product Lora DiCarlo's Osé, CES organizers reversed course and invited sex tech companies to exhibit. → Read More

AI, 5G, 'ambient computing': What to expect in tech in 2020 and beyond

Between AI, 5G and ambient computing, what technologies will make their mark in 2020 and throughout the next decade? → Read More

When a happy birthday wish on Facebook turns into a request for donations

Whether through Facebook birthday fundraising or appeals to tip more on a tablet, a cultural shift through technology is tugging on our guilt strings. → Read More

Hey, Alexa: Can a robot with AI or your voice assistant help you feel less lonely?

The promise is that companion robots and voice assistants such as Alexa and the Google Assistant will be our "friends." Can AI solve loneliness? → 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