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Dan Ackerman @danackerman "Upends the standard Silicon Valley, Steve Jobs/Mark Zuckerberg technology-creation myth...The story shines." — The New York Times

Senior Managing Editor, @CNET. TV news talker, @CBS. Host, CNET Book Club. Author, The Tetris Effect. Game designer, Techlandia: https://t.co/ZSXpuU1pDA

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Galaxy Tab S6 is a great update to last year’s Android tablet but does it make the case for ditching the iPad Pro o… https://t.co/dDPiHKp1Q1
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10/19
2019
You've seen this panel? I made it years ago and get tagged every day in posts of it with hundreds of retweets. If e… https://t.co/9LvRYpNNjr
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman @jetscott Per dozen: 2 plain, 2 sesame, 2 whole wheat, 6 everything. If your office is mostly over 55 and native Ne… https://t.co/5JuCpE4XCz
10/18
2019
My favorite stories are @jetscott “weird tech” stories... https://t.co/dEM1xIKxVhAbout a month ago I got an invitation to go visit a place that, at the time, I didn't even know existed. Join me fo… https://t.co/KYY0yb2Giq
Retweeted by Dan AckermanThis thread. https://t.co/fLWOoBiEkY
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10/17
2019
51 years ago today, U.S. sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists at the Olympics to protest racia… https://t.co/ogY8vWOWkd
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10/16
2019
I got some hands-on time with the Pixel 4. I like the solid build. Face unlock with radar is now a thing. I'm mesme… https://t.co/OpQPQSoc0V
Retweeted by Dan AckermanI got close to the Pixel Buds. But then I was asked not to touch the Pixel Buds. https://t.co/Im2hm3mVt0
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman @miblogestublog I’m in, but they need to be vegan tacos.I mean, the “Not Pink” Google Pixelbook Go is legit not all that pink. Leans more towards orange. #madebygoogle https://t.co/aIt70IA2xUMuch deeper dive on the new Pixelbook Go from @jetscott! https://t.co/tZUr5JKYSq.@Google on its new #Pixel4 camera and #ComputationalPhotography: "Noise goes down as the square root of the number… https://t.co/GYLWKUTaAq
Retweeted by Dan AckermanI’m pretty into this idea... https://t.co/EYqcVSFjJUGoogle Pixelbook Go comes in Just Black, Not Pink. Lighter, bigger battery, wavy bottom. Quieter keyboard. It’s...l… https://t.co/csFt1rKws0
Retweeted by Dan AckermanPixel earbud color tops, or dippin dots #madebygoogle https://t.co/TFhAw2GiP7
Retweeted by Dan AckermanGoogle Stadia is coming on Nov. 19. The Pixel will be the first phone to support it, but you'll be able to play on… https://t.co/Ryhv6fKMdF
Retweeted by Dan AckermanWould you call this a Google search fail? ;) At least 3 people (incl me) at the #madebygoogle event were told they… https://t.co/qQut9jLko7Follow along with our people on the ground for today's #MadeByGoogle 👇 ➡️ @richardjnieva ➡️ @lynnlaaa ➡️… https://t.co/UNSWnIVFnZ
Retweeted by Dan AckermanHot tech trend spotted at today’s #madebygoogle event: making your employees wear matching white jumpsuits. https://t.co/VBDTKfjPZ8Ohio's purge of over 200,000 voters? It included the executive director of the League of Women Voters and 40,000 ot… https://t.co/qdnGo2Bt3P
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10/15
2019
Like Razer gaming laptops? Like mechanical keyboards? There's a new Blade 15 with optical/mechanical keyboard for a… https://t.co/T1WRcgsuRq
10/14
2019
Before taxis fought Uber/Lyft, horse drawn cabs fought taxis... 1907: "While these cabs are considered the beginni… https://t.co/VEbEwNkEZH
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10/13
2019
@bendreyfuss The greatest development of 2019 is how you can actually get lime Topo Chico in NYC now. @oneunderscore__ Are you sure this wasn't a '90s LucasArts adventure game?
10/12
2019
Another of our Halloween showcase titles: Techlandia created by @danackerman #HPLovecraft horror for the digital… https://t.co/wrRObYCzVd
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10/11
2019
Man, setting up that Holly Hunter alert finally paid off... https://t.co/YzNUSpgNhVMy response then and now: “It is absolutely within my official duties as a federal election official to comment p… https://t.co/FsAric04VJ
Retweeted by Dan AckermanMy first Editors’ Choice award for a TV this year goes to the 2019 TCL 6-Series. No TV I’ve tested has as good of a… https://t.co/HHI3PhbuRd
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10/10
2019
Uh... we know how this turns out, right? https://t.co/8XeBhzp9dY https://t.co/KbCRLM9Sk2On July 25, 1974, Vice President Gerald Ford told a Republican audience that the Watergate impeachment inquiry was… https://t.co/Yv68jZEvN2
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10/9
2019
Doom Eternal pushed to March 2020 https://t.co/IPV2qcrakl https://t.co/RKlBf5UWd3
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman @bendreyfuss Literally as soon as the cat kicked it (hey, she was like 17), we ran out and bought a giant leather chesterfield.
10/8
2019
Back for my first Daily Charge episode since coming back from paternity leave! Please excuse any rustiness! I've go… https://t.co/NSUEedrTjB
Retweeted by Dan AckermanYour Amazon Echo privacy questions, answered https://t.co/A7kZ6sf1Zq
Retweeted by Dan AckermanWith 2020 nearly upon us, @jasonhiner looks back at the 10 biggest tech trends of 2010s: https://t.co/DXfx6ofv2Y via @CNET
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10/7
2019
He was known for his well-publicized drug problems and his volatile personality. But more important, as one fellow… https://t.co/fNfcf02Z9t
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10/6
2019
From Friday at the @BlueNoteNYC — the great @robertglasper and Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def)! https://t.co/wPuklprJSc"You write propaganda, right?" taxpayer-paid CPB agent demanded of American journalist ⁦@natsecwatson⁩ of ⁦… https://t.co/7kmkPRz6FK
Retweeted by Dan AckermanYikes. https://t.co/4nlJ0faBa1
10/5
2019
"Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they sh… https://t.co/wQryxZ4fQN @jetscott Danielle Steel is looking forward to meeting you, too.Well, the Samsung Galaxy Fold died somewhere between 110,000 and 120,000 folds, as seen live on YouTube with the… https://t.co/yYC9fLDjGZ
10/4
2019
I'll admit the Samsung Galaxy Fold has already outlasted my expectations in the livestreamed folding torture test h… https://t.co/j9CJZGdK87There is a lot going on but please take the time to read this PHENOMENAL, EXPLOSIVE story by @jsvine &… https://t.co/tnfhLjj0QN
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10/3
2019
@LoganMoy @CNET It’s like the Showcase Showdown, closet without going over. I’m going to bid...1. @LoganMoy @CNET What’s the over/under?Surface Duo: it's a dual-screen mini Surface running Android. Panay says some people will call it a phone. some wil… https://t.co/MCq4y8oaCL
Retweeted by Dan AckermanIt's like a phone-sized Surface Neo, the Surface Duo. https://t.co/MGheY50wXMGet your 2020 holiday wish list ready... https://t.co/WF0KDnz7hcThere's no new Surface Studio desktop at this Microsoft event today, but I think it's a pretty good, under-appreciated product.Everything we know about the Microsoft Surface Pro X, with a new custom processor, USB-C, slim stylus and more.… https://t.co/csSQAJsayU
Retweeted by Dan AckermanWhat the heck is the Microsoft SQ1 chip? @stshank has the details. https://t.co/K2mqPfmt5DThis is the Surface Pro X, Microsoft's "cutting-edge" new, 1.68 pound 2-in-1 👀 https://t.co/fMh9QaMPGJ
Retweeted by Dan AckermanStand out and stay connected. Meet the new Surface Pro X. #MicrosoftEvent https://t.co/OBz53sqn8f
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman"Microsoft Office from your earbuds" sounds like a Black Mirror episode. https://t.co/IioWNaR55fWhat’s new with the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: https://t.co/hmIEVtr5k0 👉 20% larger trackpad 👉 USB-C port 👉 13.5”… https://t.co/yb7BH2QsLW
Retweeted by Dan AckermanPlus a new aluminum finish! Looks nice...Looks like it still has that alcontara fabric surface. It's an artificial fiber originally invented for boat interi… https://t.co/TGhM1WUBPI"Today we'll share the next chapter of this journey...We believe the next generation will be about creation and wha… https://t.co/XkBDLvbwUo
Retweeted by Dan AckermanThe #MicrosoftEvent has started in NYC. You can stream it live here: https://t.co/o0wImMjuZo Full coverage & analy… https://t.co/lMBvK93BDq
Retweeted by Dan AckermanAnother non-hit from dual-screen laptop history -- the Asus Taichi from 2012 -- with screens on both sides of the l… https://t.co/M76jSSBYneWhat's that? You're interested in dual-screen laptops, like Microsoft is rumored to be showing off today? Let's set… https://t.co/woNkvpZIZSI’m at the @Microsoft event with @danackerman, @miblogestublog, @sarahtew and Mark Licea. We’ll get started in a fe… https://t.co/HmXMScTU22
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10/2
2019
Intel dramatically cuts prices of top-end i9 gaming chips https://t.co/YipINkOjSc
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman @rycrist @ErinCarson You don't think the Pods would know that, too?!? https://t.co/xIrXes1RKK
10/1
2019
So says Mr. Jackpots! https://t.co/dgBeo23DwEtfw even the street signs seem to be screaming at you. https://t.co/PM4o8WwOuf
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9/29
2019
Minecraft finally gets a legit-looking board game! https://t.co/WK8BC9VMIsHmmm, why would this be happening? —-> College voting sites in doubt going into 2020 Texas election | Fort Worth St… https://t.co/kEJMTeyuCP
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9/28
2019
@jetscott @stanhoraczek I was literally watching Buddy Rich videos on YouTube this week with Dash. I stopped before… https://t.co/OqmTng7JKo
9/27
2019
this is amazing (via @CNN) https://t.co/kyMUYO09R2 https://t.co/RIgAz5gZD1
Retweeted by Dan AckermanI've been playing a preview version of "Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones" and loving it. 2D Lovecraftian RPG in a han… https://t.co/nkYuP0DT9oIf I didn't already have a set of Bose QC35 headphones, I'd jump on this. https://t.co/fYKDU54P4S @CardboardEdison Just joined!Listen! In our latest @NYVGCC podcast, I talk with @Naughty_Dog co-game director Kurt Margenau about all the new La… https://t.co/SSdR0riVv9
Retweeted by Dan AckermanGood thread. Reminds me of the guy who always camped out at the front of the line at the Apple store for every new… https://t.co/czXTphWijCCorsair made a gaming headset you won't be embarrassed to wear at the office https://t.co/7owwEGLjNf
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman"I have never seen a presidential call before where the president has asked a foreign leader to help him politicall… https://t.co/VkeuUniJ27
Retweeted by Dan AckermanThis guy knows how to write a nut graph. https://t.co/cRVZrCAsiQ
Retweeted by Dan AckermanDeath Stranding is what I call it when the F train doesn't come for a really long time. https://t.co/B2vEQHLqZGI hung out (and climbed) with the world's most famous rock climber. Then I wrote this. Honnold is a fascinating du… https://t.co/02fNB7GLj4
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9/26
2019
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg on cracking social in VR, updates to the Quest headset, and how the future of Oculus… https://t.co/gpWTR69ioA
Retweeted by Dan AckermanDId an extra bit of journalism to get the correct story on this whole Fallout helmet recall. https://t.co/PrtqLyFud1
Retweeted by Dan Ackerman @jbenton I thought, wow, everyone agrees with me, that's crazy. Then I realized I was the first vote."Open offices were sold to workers as a boon to collaboration...[but] people in an open office put on headphones, t… https://t.co/TlWAmO1DOQSure there's all kinds of Amazon/Alexa stuff going on today, but check out Mark Zuckerberg talking exclusively to… https://t.co/uPAxauKfUzSo far: At least 3 new Echo speakers announced, plus Samuel L. Jackson's voice coming to the platform. Follow along… https://t.co/UrzG0EOpyv
Retweeted by Dan AckermanMark Zuckerberg lays out the case for #OculusQuest as the road from #VR to the #AR glasses of the future in this ex… https://t.co/imEjU5EB69
Retweeted by Dan AckermanForeign politicians now understand that dropping some coin at the president’s properties is a necessary component o… https://t.co/yIULiBJGff
Retweeted by Dan AckermanNote: Not a verbatim transcript. Here are the caveats as described in the document —> https://t.co/NSVCqsvg1t
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9/25
2019
Check out the trailer for Class Action Park, a new documentary from @sethporges! https://t.co/fWRAophv2uWow. Media measurement giant Comscore and its former CEO have been charged with fraud by the SEC. https://t.co/L4LoB1Q7yw
Retweeted by Dan AckermanApple launches a $5/month game subscription service, and two weeks later...Google launches a $5/month game/app serv… https://t.co/A2MQSr0e9eTwo great Amazon stories ahead of tomorrow's Alexa event: @alfredwkng continues his excellent reporting on Ring's… https://t.co/rAma1HI3Lh
Retweeted by Dan AckermanWow -- NYT publisher says the Trump administration was prepared to sit back and allow one of its journalists to be… https://t.co/ZtoSB3gBWZ
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9/24
2019
It’s not “others say”. It is required by law. https://t.co/KWexJOAiPe
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9/23
2019
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9/22
2019

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