Doug Aamoth

Aamoth handles tech-related news, reviews, how-to's and videos as an editor at TIME. He lives in Boston and has spent around 20 years in the tech industry.

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Two Minute Video: How to Add RAM to Your Laptop

Upgrading the RAM in your laptop is one of the easiest, quickest, and cheapest ways to improve your computer’s performance. The actual process is super simple, though some computer shops charge upwards of $50 for what amounts to less than five minutes worth of work.

Check out the above video to see how it’s done.

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Philips Norelco Announces Deluxe ‘SensoTouch 3D’ Electric Razors

I don’t like to shave. I work from home, which doesn’t help matters much, and find shaving to be too time consuming to make it worth the daily ritual that so many men undertake. So you’d think I have no interest in electric razors, when the fact of the matter is that I’m constantly on the lookout for new shaving technologies that can …

Sprint 4G Service Expands in New York and the West Coast

Sprint has expanded its super fast 4G mobile data service to seven additional markets: Rochester, NY; Syracuse, NY; Merced, California; Visalia, California; Eugene, Oregon; Tri-Cities, Washington; and Yakima, Washington, bringing the grand total of 4G-covered areas to 43.

The list of currently available markets isn’t exactly a who’s who …

MIT’s Mouseless Project is an Invisible Computer Mouse

Mouseless is a self-described “invisible computer mouse that provides the familiarity of interaction of a physical mouse without actually needing a real hardware mouse.”

An offspring of MIT’s Media Lab, the project consists of two infrared cameras capable of identifying the details and positioning of a human hand. The user moves his …

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

10% ($0 to $8,375)

No fridge, no bread, no …

Great Moments in Geek History: The Timex Datalink Watch

The year was 1994. Figure skating fans all over the globe were reeling from the Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding incident, O.J. Simpson learned the hard way that a single Ford Bronco can’t outrun every police car and helicopter in the Los Angeles area, and Timex released one of the weirdest-yet-coolest watches in the history of …

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