About fung0

Long-time tech journalist. Contributor to numerous periodicals, online sites and TV productions in the US and Canada. Author of several books on computing topics. Graduate mechanical engineer (Queen's U).

PC Industry Market Analysis

My feature story on the state of the PC is now live on the Marketnews magazine site. There’s been a lot of ridiculous speculation about the demise of the PC. Here, I’ve cut the Gordian knot, taking an unblinking look … More…

Microsoft Xbox Stats Emerge

It was announced today that Don Mattrick had left his position as president of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment division to join online gaming giant Zynga as its new CEO. Interesting news… but even more interesting were some of the Microsoft stats … More…

Xbox One: Pushing a Rope

What is it with Microsoft these days? They totally own something like a billion Windows PCs, but never seem to have time to listen to that audience. They’ve sold — what? seventy-six million Xbox 360s? But they can’t seem to … More…

BlackBerry Z10: Wi-Fi Solved

I got Wi-Fi access working again. It turns out that I needed to go to the Identification on Network option, and set both my Username and Workgroup. Obvious enough… what really confused me was that networking worked for a while … More…

BlackBerry Z10 Problems

Okay, so now I’m not quite as happy. First, Wi-Fi access to the Z10 suddenly stopped working. Where before I had not been asked for the password, now attempting to open a folder on the Z10 instantly displays a pop-up … More…