Colin Neagle

Assistant Community Editor

Colin Neagle manages blogs for Network World, including but not limited to those published on the Cisco Subnet, Microsoft Subnet, and Open Source Subnet. He also writes feature articles and blog posts about emerging technologies, among other things, and he usually doesn't write about himself in the third person, so please don't judge him by this bio.

Solar panels built into smartphone screen to solve the battery-life crisis

Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

A compilation of one Linux expert's adventures with 10 desktop environments.

Wireless carriers aren't complying with cellphone unlocking agreement

Wireless carriers aren't complying with cellphone unlocking agreement

The FCC is celebrating wireless carriers for changing course on cellphone unlocking. But are they really?

5 cool ways to give an iOS device a physical keyboard

5 cool ways to give an iOS device a physical keyboard

Face it - typing on a touchscreen just isn't as good as a physical keyboard. Here are some interesting approaches at bringing the physical keyboard to the touchscreen world.

How will the Apple Watch succeed where Android Wear has struggled?

How will the Apple Watch succeed where Android Wear has struggled?

Given how slow the rest of the smartwatch market has grown, can the Apple Watch meet its high expectations?

How wireless carriers prepared for Super Bowl XLIX

How wireless carriers prepared for Super Bowl XLIX

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile all saw a heavy increase in data use at Super Bowl XLIX.

Virtual reality headsets are coming to airlines

Virtual reality headsets are coming to airlines

An Australian airline appears to be ahead of the pack in giving virtual reality headsets for in-flight entertainment.

FTC's unrealistic Internet of Things report calls for smaller data

FTC's unrealistic Internet of Things report calls for smaller data

The FTC issued a report on Internet of Things privacy and security that only highlights how unresolved the issue still is.

Drug-delivery drones are more common than you'd think

Drug-delivery drones are more common than you'd think

Drug dealers are becoming drone hobbyists.

Why killing Google Glass could ultimately save it

Why killing Google Glass could ultimately save it

The Glass team was fighting an uphill battle. The best course of action was to take Glass out of the spotlight.

Researchers pair augmented reality, connected car to kill the traffic light

Researchers pair augmented reality, connected car to kill the traffic light

When all the cars on the road talk to each other, they'll be able to create their own traffic lights on-demand.

Russia blacklists official Bitcoin websites

Russia blacklists official Bitcoin websites

Cryptocurrencies appear to be on their way to prohibition in Russia.

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