Dan Costa

Dan Costa is the Consumer Electronics editor at PC Magazine and a frequent Gearlogger. He has covered gadgets and digital culture for Blender, CNet, Computer Shopper, FoxNews.com, Parent & Child, and Time Warner publishing. He plans to finish a novel, learn Spanish, and add ten pounds of muscle—just as soon as he finishes reading all his e-mail.

Microsofts Coffee Table PC Due in Late 2007

Microsoft has been looking beyond the desktop for some time now, but with the launch of "Milan," the company is showing the potential for so-called "surface computing" to revolutionize...

DRM Is Dead

Steve Jobs made headlines in February when he came out against digital rights management (DRM), the copy protection schemes forced onto music tracks by the big record labels. Yes,...

Sony PlayStation 3: Much More than a Gaming System

PC Magazine was able to gets its hands on a Sony PlayStation 3 in advance of the Nov. 17 official launch. It is a debug unit, so not all...

Samsung Ships the First Blu-Ray Player

The format war between Blu-Ray and HD-DVD has finally reached consumers, now that Samsung is shipping the BD-P1000 Blu-Ray player to retailers. The BD-P1000 ($999.99 list) will go on...

Latest Posts

State of AI Report Finds Growing Budgets and Correlations with AI Companies

In our latest State of AI report, Appen investigated the landscape of the AI industry to try to understand its current challenges, successes, and...

Turn Your Data into Dollars

The 21st century is the age of Big Data. Now that we have data warehouses with massive capacity, cloud-operated computers with virtually unlimited storage...

Understand the Differences Between 5G, WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E

WiFi 6, WiFi 6E and 5G are the next wave of wireless technologies that are currently on the horizon. All three promise to deliver...

Laptop Comparison: Zbook Firefly vs. Dragonfly Max

I was returning the HP Dragonfly Max I had in for testing last month when HP sent me their new Firefly Workstation laptop. When...

Four Ways Low Code / No Code Development Platforms Can Deliver Value

Every corporate IT organization feels the pressure to keep costs and solution delivery times down.  But during the COVID pandemic, these pressures have become...