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Jason Bovberg is a senior editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro. He has more than 20 years of experience as a writer and editor in magazine, book, and special-interest publishing. He is the author of the nostalgic noir The Naked Dame and the apocalyptic horror novel Under the Skin. You can find more information about Jason Bovberg at his website www.jasonbovberg.com.


Amazon vs. the World 
By Jason Bovberg
The role Amazon plays in our media and publishing consumption....

Is Your CD Collection Doomed? 
By Jason Bovberg
The truth is disc manufacturers, way back at the beginning of the CD revolution, were feeling their way toward longevity. ...

The Sad State of Star Wars in the Home 
By Jason Bovberg
It’s difficult to fathom how, in the age of ubiquitous home theaters, high definition, and extreme media availability, one of the most important and beloved film franchises has been literally absent from high-end home video for years and years. ...

How Amazon Has Changed Your Connected Home 
By Jason Bovberg
In an age when online shopping is gaining a gargantuan upwind thanks to the rise of the smartphone/tablet device, how can the old brick-and-mortar stores compete? ...

The Shrinking Home Office 
By Jason Bovberg
The home office is going through a startling evolution....

The Future of Music Is Subscriptions 
By Jason Bovberg
Imagine me sitting there in front of my Xbox, coming to the slow realization that my entire collection of music doesn't matter anymore. ...

What Is the Smartphone Screen-size Sweet Spot? 
By Jason Bovberg
Screen size has become one of the leading questions that consumers face when considering a new smartphone....

The Xbox One Provides a Peek at the Connected Home of the Future 
By Jason Bovberg
Microsoft’s Xbox One provides a forward-thinking experience in many respects. ...

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4 
By Jason Bovberg
The time has come. After a seven-year stretch without an update to the two main prizefighters of console gaming, Microsoft is releasing its new Xbox One and Sony is releasing its new PlayStation 4. ...

The AV Gravity of Gravity 
By Jason Bovberg
I’ve spent more money on Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity than I’ve spent on any other movie in my life. ...

3 Ways to Control Device Overuse in Your Connected Home 
By Jason Bovberg
There comes a time, in the midst of this crazy new tech reality, when you have to step back and determine how you want it to affect your interpersonal relationships—particularly those that are nearest and dearest to your heart. ...

The Turntable as Metaphor for Digital Revolution Reluctance 
By Jason Bovberg
For the past few months, I’ve been contemplating the various ways that I’ll be able to fully digitize my music in my living room. ...

What Did You Do When You Heard the J. K. Rowling News? 
By Jason Bovberg
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith was revealed to have been pseudonymously written by J. K. Rowling. ...

Xbox One: A Media/Gaming Console that Isn’t for Kids Anymore? 
By Jason Bovberg
With its upcoming next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One, there’s no question Microsoft has endured another rough PR patch. ...

The TV of the Future Won’t Be a TV at All 
By Jason Bovberg
It’s interesting to fathom how far TV has come in the decades since its inception circa 1940....

Cutting Cable 
By Jason Bovberg
Had enough of cable (or dish) and just want to sever it from your life? ...

Taking My First Steps into the Cloud 
By Jason Bovberg
One of the indispensable engines of Surface Pro is Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage solution....

5 Things to Love about the Microsoft Surface Pro and 3 Frustrations 
By Jason Bovberg
I’ve been playing with Surface Pro for a couple days, and I’ve come away with some strong initial impressions. ...

Can Microsoft Surface Pro, the Xbox 360, and Xbox Music Reinvent Music Enjoyment in the Connected Home? 
By Jason Bovberg
Has Microsoft redefined itself enough over the past year to take advantage of what I see as a significant opening in digital home entertainment? ...

The Hobbit, 48fps, and the Pernicious Broadening of the Soap Opera Effect 
By Jason Bovberg
For many home-theater cinephiles, 48fps can produce an image that looks fake....

The Ultimate Connected Home with Windows 8, Microsoft Surface, and Windows Phone 8  
By Jason Bovberg
A look at the company's new Surface tablet....

Enjoying 3D at Home Is Still a Maddening Prospect 
By Jason Bovberg
Do you have 3D TV capability in your home theater or living room? ...

The Apple iPhone has Lost Its Mojo 
By Jason Bovberg
Did you tune in to the Apple iPhone 5 event last week? ...

Why Are We Scared of the Cloud?  
By Jason Bovberg
A lot of people are troubled by the cloud....

3 Ways to Stream Whole-house Audio from the Cloud 
By Jason Bovberg
I’ve been searching for a way to implement a whole-house audio solution that’s simple and easy to use. ...

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