Mark Gibbs

Contributing Editor

Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has advised on and developed product and service marketing for many businesses and he has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at http://gibbs.com/mgbio

Ultimate guide to Raspberry Pi operating systems, part 1

4 great Gmail tips you might not know about

4 great Gmail tips you might not know about

A short list of useful Gmail hacks that are surprisingly useful

Don't count on getting your stolen idevice back with Apple's Find My iPhone

Don't count on getting your stolen idevice back with Apple's Find My iPhone

Don't count on getting your stolen idevice back with Apple's Find My iPhone

Today's Lesson: Input devices; in the beginning was the keyboard ...

Today's Lesson: Input devices; in the beginning was the keyboard ...

Punched cards, paper tape, keyboards, mice, trackpads ... but what next? And can it be righteous?

Mobirise: A free, simple, drag and drop mobile responsive Web site builder

Mobirise: A free, simple, drag and drop mobile responsive Web site builder

I just discovered a free tool called Mobirise for building mobile and responsive Web sites that is, I think, quite excellent and definitely worth checking out.

Apple Watch: Success by any other product would, for some, smell sweeter

Apple Watch: Success by any other product would, for some, smell sweeter

The fact is that success with high-tech products is always far more complex than a single measure … which brings me to the wave of articles this week declaring that the Apple Watch is becoming a failure.

The Swann DriveEye Ultra dash cam: Great gadget but where's my meteor?

The Swann DriveEye Ultra dash cam: Great gadget but where's my meteor?

Dash cams are actually a very good idea no matter where you live, and Swann’s DriveEye Ultra, a 3 megapixel HD dash cam, is a product that techies will lust after.

Zinstall: Making Windows migrations and upgrades painless (even for Windows 10!)

Zinstall: Making Windows migrations and upgrades painless (even for Windows 10!)

Zinstall has found a way to offer a Windows10 upgrade and migration service for those unlucky users priced at the same $199 that Windows 10 itself costs. Yep, Zinstall WinWin 10 includes a Windows 10 Pro license as well as performing...

Endless: A computer the rest of the world can afford

Endless: A computer the rest of the world can afford

Designed for developing economies, the Endless computer (which runs Linux) aims to deliver affordable and useful computing

Question: What is cooler than a giant robot with dangerous weapons?

Question: What is cooler than a giant robot with dangerous weapons?

or pure awesomeness you can’t beat the idea of giant robots with titanic weapons trying to destroy each other. While such scenarios are way cool in blockbuster movies, giant robots battling it out in the real world takes the geek...

Turning Windows users into Linux users with MakuluLinux Aero

Turning Windows users into Linux users with MakuluLinux Aero

The problem for many users is that most Linux distros pose a steep learning curve simply because they’re habituated to the way Windows looks and feels and most distros don’t look or feel anything like Windows. If this is the kind of...

QNAP's TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS ... wow.

QNAP's TVS-463 Golden Cloud Turbo NAS ... wow.

The Network Attached Storage market has never been hotter and when you look at the latest crop of NAS products you can see that all of the vendors are really upping their games. I’ve recently been testing an excellent example from...

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