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David Pogue

David Pogue
Columnist, New York Times

David Pogue is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times . Each week, he contributes a print column, an online column and an online video. His daily blog, Pogue's Posts, is the Times's most popular blog. Pogue is also an Emmy-award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News and a frequent guest on NPR's “Morning Edition." His trademark comic tech videos appear each Thursday morning on CNBC.

With over three million books in print, Pogue is one of the world's best-selling how-to authors. He wrote or cowrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the "Missing Manual" series, which now includes 60 titles.

Pogue graduated summa cum laude from Yale in 1985, with distinction in music, and he spent 10 years conducting and arranging Broadway musicals in New York. In 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in music from the Shenandoah Conservatory.

Pogue and his wife Jennifer Pogue, MD, live in Connecticut with their three young children.

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    Do you have trouble making iPod earbuds stay in your ears? Does the least bit of exercise make them fall out? CNBC Contributor David Pogue has some suggestions for you.

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    CNBC Contributor David Pogue offers his take on eight minor-league gadgets that have been waiting for their moment in the spotlight.

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    At this point, the future of TV is still up in the air, if not over the air. But already, all kinds of on-demand variations are available in the form of set-top boxes.

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    It’s always thrilling when somebody looks at the Way Things Have Always Been Done, and then asks: Why? And then goes on to change the world forever.

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    When it made up the term “S.L.R.,” the technology terminology industry was not operating at its peak creative powers.

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    What if you were offered magical powers — but at a price? CNBC contributor David Pogue looks at the Vulkano set-top TV box.

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    Yes, the ritual of Apple’s  annual September new-iPods announcement is so well entrenched at this point that you can practically reuse the same news item every year. But even if it’s a formula, it works.

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    If you want ubiquitous Internet today, though, you have several choices. They’re all compromised and all expensive. David Pogue looks at the options.

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    A new service called OpenDNS is faster and more reliable than your Internet provider’s. And it’s free.

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    The Android App Inventor from Google is intended to help nontechnical types create their own apps.  CNBC Contributor David Pogue wants to know if it lives up to the hype.