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: Leprechauns

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. What better strange and mysterious creature to examine from a cryptozoological standpoint than the leprechaun?

Modern-day depictions of the leprechaun—little bearded men with pots of gold filled by paychecks from television appearances hocking sugary children’s cereal—can be seen as “little more …

Samsung Prepping Slate PC

Over the next few months, it appears that we’re going to be seeing a distinct divide between tablets and slates. There will probably be some crossover in naming conventions—some slates called tablets, maybe some tablets called slates—but for the sake of argument, let’s refer to tablets as devices that run more mobile-ish …

Microsoft Outlines Windows Phone 7 Development Details

Microsoft is slowly (slooooowly) making its way back into the mobile phone arena with the impending Windows Phone 7 initiative. It’s seriously like the guy who waits until 10:59:59 to check out of a hotel. Apple, Google, and even Palm are halfway to Albuquerque and Microsoft hasn’t even showered yet.

But Microsoft’s got a …

Dot-com Turns 25: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby

Dot-com, you’ve grown up so fast! Seems like only yesterday you were just an innocent top-level domain running around the kitchen in your diapers. We knew you’d turn into something special, though, no doubt about it.

In recognition of your 25th birthday, we’d like to take a look back at all you’ve accomplished. This is your …

Why You Need the Springpad iPhone App

I’m not the most organized man in the history of men but it’s not for lack of trying. It’s more for lack of will, determination, time, time management skills, cleanliness (both personally and around the house), money, proper genetic predisposition to organization, and more.

Mostly it’s because it seems like too much work, even though …

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