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Walt Mossberg's Personal Technology: Episodes

Remember the Apple Newton? How about Netscape? Even if these products did not last until the present, they left their mark in the evolution of personal technology. For his final WSJ video column, Walt Mossberg takes us through the last 20 years.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/I2x0uSeF1QI" ...
Two companies, iHealth Lab and LifeScan, have brought diabetic glucose monitoring to the smartphone age with bluetooth devices and apps. Walt Mossberg reviewed these and gives his us his take. (Photo: iHealth Labs/LifeScan)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/RtHbabll7ac" ...
There is nothing impressive about the Dell Venue 7 tablet except the price. Walt Mossberg tells us that if you're looking for a tablet that is very affordable but do not mind the more modest features, it may be the tablet for you. (Photo: Dell)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/xI_3UJucoEk" ...
This summer, Walt Mossberg reviewed Republic Wireless, a smartphone carrier that defaults to Wi-Fi for voice calls and texts when possible. The service had room for improvement and now Walt shows us how it has evolved. (Photo: Republic Wireless)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/WD-BhxLlCtw" ...
If you like Sonos wireless speaker products but don't want to break the bank, you may be interested in the new Play:1. Walt Mossberg tried it out and says you will probably like it, despite a couple of downsides. (Photo: Sonos)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/EP73jXhNno8" ...
Now that all four major mobile carries provide LTE connection for smartphones, Walt Mossberg tested LTE speeds in three different places. Watch to find out if AT&T;, Verizon, T-Mobile, or Sprint is the winner. (Photo: Getty Images)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/7B6da5UeOYI" ...
Google has made several improvements over the Nexus 4 phone with the new Nexus 5. Walt Mossberg reviewed the phone and the new Android KitKat OS. In general, he tells us it is a good phone, but not a blockbuster. (Photo: Google)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/UOAi64fUsUw" ...
Walt Mossberg gives high praise for Apple's new thin and powerful iPad Air, saying it is the best tablet on the market. There is, of course, one major downside. If you cannot guess what it is, watch to find out. (Photo: Apple Inc.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/5m__m3DGyaE" ...
During Walt Mossberg's last laptop buyer's guide, he said it was best to wait until the fall. Now the fall has come and Intel's 4th generation processors and OS upgrades from Apple and Microsoft make it a good time to buy. (Photo: Intel)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/tlGquYtrWG4" ...
Square now has a service that makes transferring money to a friend as easy as sending them an e-mail, because it works by sending an e-mail. But, as Walt Mossberg tells us, you have to put a lot of trust into Square with your money. (Photo: Square Inc.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/SwMRePbTZn8" ...
The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX has a few improvements over last year's Kindle Fire HD, including a unique video chat-based tech support feature activated by a "Mayday button." Walt Mossberg gives us the pros and cons of this tablet. (Photo: Amazon)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/n-IBbZzlQHM" ...
Many video chatting services require paid subscriptions or joining a social network, but Walt Mossberg shows us the new touch-centric Spin app for iPhones and iPads. Despite a few minor flaws, it is functional and fun. (Photo: Net Power and Light)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/e9wYOzuQETQ" ...
Shooting video on smart phones and tablets is popular today, but sharing those videos and making sure they play on all types of devices is a bit tricky. Walt Mossberg reviews RealPlayer Cloud, which aims to make it much easier. (Photo: Real Networks)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/NxlWYVOqABY" ...
The iPhone 5S and iOS 7 are available on Friday, and Walt Mossberg has his review of them. He says all the new features help the iPhone continue to be the top smart phone on the market, despite one downside. Find out what it is. (Photo: Apple, Inc.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/I1ejsQC3mRs" ...
Curiyo is an add-on to all major web browsers that lets you look up names, places and other terms in a pop-up window without leaving the page you're reading. Walt Mossberg tells us that, despite a few downsides, it is very effective. (Photo: Curyio)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/ckXeC75VMLw" ...
Switching to smart phones can be intimidating for some, particularly senior citizens. As Walt Mossberg shows us, the interface of the Jitterbug Touch can help ease the transition, but flaws in the phone itself defeat the purpose. (Photo: GreatCall)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/Yo4K2MyxyHE" ...
There are several ways to work on your Mac or PC via your iPad, but they tend to be difficult to use. Walt Mossberg reviews the Parallels Access app that makes this work very well, despite some drawbacks. (Photo: Parallels)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/dSM1iogOs4E" ...
It is popular to beam video from a mobile device to a TV, but how can you do the opposite? Walt Mossberg reviews the TiVo Roamio which allows you to stream TV and DVR to your iOS device and could be "the holy grail of set-top boxes." (Photo: TiVo)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/Xm5EzXiARpk" ...
Even if you are not a cord-cutter, you most likely want to watch internet video on your TV. But there are so many options for doing it that it can be very confusing for those who are not tech-savvy. Walt Mossberg is here to help. (Photo: Panasonic)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/J9Z53qaxFow" ...
Motorola is releasing its first phone since it was purchased by Google last year. Walt Mossberg tested this new smartphone, the Moto X, and found that while he can recommend it, the phone is by no means a market game-changer. (Photo: Google Inc.)<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/atd/mossberg/video-feed/~4/appex1QNmoI" ...
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