Author: John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

The Librem 5 Smartphone is free as in freedom

                                                       

Purism is an open source hardware company with the guts to produce hardware that essentially completely “free as in freedom.” Their laptops, which I’ve used in the past, feature open boot loaders and drivers and they run an “ethical” flavor…

Direct TV Now is now AT&T TV Now

                                                       

In what amounts to a further bundling of data and entertainment, Direct TV Now will now be called AT&T TV Now. The companies began their merger in 2014. The company reported the news in a press release. What this means…