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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Cryptids: The Bloop

The year was 1997. Yours truly was graduating from high school, no doubt wearing a braided belt and some sort of Phish tee shirt while hard-working scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) were trying to figure out what in the hell they had just recorded from deep, deep in the Pacific Ocean. It was a …

Intel to Allow New Dual Core Atom CPUs in Larger Netbooks

Silly though that headline may sound, manufacturers who wish to sell netbooks with screens larger than 10 inches have had to swap out the made-for-netbooks Atom N-series processors with either Z-series chips, made for mobile internet devices and smaller tablets, or even cram a D-series desktop Atom processor into a netbook, as ASUS has …

They Should Make It: Big City Tourist Chairlifts

I live in Boston. Charlestown, if you’re familiar with the area. The other night I was over in the North End for dinner, which is about a mile or so from my place. The North End is Boston’s preeminent Italian neighborhood and most weekend nights are jam-packed with tourists and locals looking for dinner. Getting there by cab, even …

The Future? Google Phone Whispers Targeted Ads

Though this video from The Onion is a tongue-in-cheek look at Google’s advertising platform, it may not be too far off from what’s coming in the future.

The idea is simple. Google gives away handsets and service for free and in return, it uses voice recognition software to detect what you’re talking about and whispers …

Top Ten Monday Tech Deals

Another Monday, another set of handpicked deals. Here are the ten best ones, in no particular order. Walmart has some pretty aggressive pricing on netbooks and nettops, while Target’s got an excellent coupon code for 15% off anything ordered from its website. Happy shopping, folks.

ASUS Eee PC 1005HA 10.1-inch netbook: $198 today

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