Conor is the Senior Writer for For the last four years, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His extensive background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host tech-centric events like Startup Night at SXSW and the Timmy Awards for Tech in Motion.

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Smart Cities Aren’t Sexy, But We Need Them

Smart cities won't mean flying cars and robot attendants, but common sense advancements that actively improve the lives of citizens on a daily basis. We speak to companies and city leaders breaking new ground in putting connected data and smart services into citizens' hands.


Apple Wants to Improve Your Underwater iPhone Pictures

Underwater mobile photography could get a serious upgrade in the near future, as Apple has apparently submitted a patent application aimed at improving the woefully underutilized waterproof smartphone function. The application details a number of solutions. Here's the low-down.


Lenovo Teases Unique Foldable Smartphone

The bendable screen craze continues, as Lenovo has released its design for foldable smartphone. With multiple screens and asymmetrical hinges, to say the design is unique would be a terrible, terrible understatement.


What Is OpenVPN and Should You Use It?

OpenVPN is an open-source VPN protocol allowing secure online access from point-to-point completely free of charge. We explain the pros and cons of using the free OpenVPN protocol, plus whether it’s the best VPN for you.


Valve Announces New VR Headset

Virtual reality could be one step closer to getting mainstream attention: Valve has announced a new VR headset poised to make an impact on an industry still looking for its moment in the spotlight. So how good is it, how much does it cost and should you buy one?