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The Writers Workbench
Robert J. Elisberg's column offers guidance to writers trying to make sense of our bewildering technology-based universe.
This is a column that understands when people ask "How do I do this" what they actually mean is "Please tell me exactly what keys on my keyboard to hit." It's a column written for people who work and live in a profession that is technology-based, yet they themselves aren't.
Well, Well, Well…
The Writers Workbench visits WellNow 2021, a virtual exhibition of health-related products, and hands out a Cool Thing Award for one thoughtful, new product.
CES 2021: Sheltering at Ohm
The Writers Workbench (virtually) visits this year’s Consumer Electronics Show to find some of this year’s the most interesting products.
Opening Night Cast
If your TV has become a close friend in recent months, you might consider investing in a new “casting” device. The Writers Workbench evaluates one of the latest, Chromecast with Google TV.
Going To The Extreme
The Writers Workbench tests a SSD drive that takes the idea of speed and portability to the max.
There’s No Place Like Ohm: CES 2020
The Writers Workbench makes its annual trek to “Disneyland for Adults” to seek out the winners of its “Cool Thing Awards.”
It’s A Mobile World, After All
The Writers Workbench heads to a mobile-centric event to preview some intriguing new products including a 3D device that creates an immersive environment without headsets.
Let There Be Light
The Writers Workbench reviews a powerful new product that’s two devices in one.
More Power to You
TWW’s love for portable chargers continues with the myCharge Hub Universal, an all-in-one device that eliminates the need to remember and untangle multiple cords.
TWW looks at an elegant solution to the issue of making Wi-Fi accessible everywhere throughout your home.
The Key to It All
The Writers Workbench finds a keyboard that’s small enough to take with you away from home yet large enough to do real-world typing at length.
Holding Back the Surge
TWW reviews a product that will provide important protection for your devices.
CES 2019: There’s No Place Like Ohm
TWW revisits CES to find the winners of its annual Cool Thing Awards and tests one technology that, without hyperbole, will likely be life-changing.
Let There Be Light
The Writers Workbench spotlights two products that bring bright ideas to life.
Whatever Suits You
The Writers Workbench steps out in style and reviews a sport coat that will help you take your home office with you on the road.
There’s No Place Like Ohm: CES 2018
The Writers Workbench braves blackouts and the maniacal circus that is CES to search for the new products and technologies that will shape our future.
The Writers Workbench reviews some humble devices that offer potential benefits for real-world needs.
A Tale of Sound and Fury, Signifying Something
This month, we look at some especially portable devices for your sound and power needs.
To Everything, Turn, Turn, Turn
The Writers Workbench reviews a Bluetooth turntable that promises to make listening to your old LPs a lot easier.
IFA GPC and Other Initials
TWW travels to Portugal to find out what’s next in the world of tech.
The Writers Workbench springs forward this month to bring you reviews of the latest must-have gadgets.