Frank Lenk


Frank LenkeEducated as a mechanical engineer, Frank Lenk has been covering technology and entertainment media since the early days of the digital revolution. His software and game reviews have appeared in national newspapers, in major US and Canadian magazines and on television. He is the author of several books, the most recent being “Music Online,” published by Macmillan/CDG.




Last Updated: 06/22/2017 12:39:44 AM EST

261 Article(s)

Uber Founder Kalanick Steps Down as CEO

Uber Founder Kalanick Steps Down as CEO

It's being reported that Uber founder Travis Kalanick has relinquished his post as CEO of the company. Details are hazy so far, and no replacement has been announced.

Frank Lenk Published: 06/22/2017 12:39:44 AM EST

 

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Report Casts Doubt on EU Appliance Energy Efficiency Labels

Report Casts Doubt on EU Appliance Energy Efficiency Labels

A group of European environmental agencies has released a report indicating that EU appliance energy-efficiency testing standards are out-dated, failing to take into account real-world consumer behavior, and showing overly optimistic results.

Frank Lenk Published: 06/21/2017 02:05:02 PM EST

E3 2017: Microsoft Launches Xbox One X

E3 2017: Microsoft Launches Xbox One X

At the E3 games show in Los Angeles yesterday, Microsoft Corp. finally unveiled the much-rumored upgrade to its Xbox One game console. Formerly known as "Project Scorpio," it's now officially the Xbox One X, touted as "the most powerful console ever made."

Frank Lenk Published: 06/12/2017 03:30:07 PM EST

New HP Omen X Gaming PCs & Accessories

New HP Omen X Gaming PCs & Accessories

HP has launched a new series of ‘Omen by HP' gaming products, said to be "re-designed and re-engineered from the ground up." Products include a new Omen Desktop, and Omen X Compact Desktop, an accessory backpack, two new laptops, two new monitors, a keyboard, mouse and headset.

Frank Lenk Published: 06/09/2017 11:09:23 AM EST

Google I/O: Upgrades for Daydream, Photos and Assistant

Google I/O: Upgrades for Daydream, Photos and Assistant

Part two of our report on Google's I/O 2017 conference in Mountain View, California, focuses on improvements in Google's cloud services, virtual reality offerings and device-specific flavors of Android.

Frank Lenk Published: 05/19/2017 04:29:37 PM EST

Google I/O: Android Gets New Capabilities

Google I/O: Android Gets New Capabilities

Google's I/O 2017 conference in Mountain View, California, has ended today. As usual, it included a slew of announcements, ranging from enhancements to existing products, to more futuristic expansions in cloud services and data analytics.

Frank Lenk Published: 05/19/2017 04:08:44 PM EST

New TRENDnet DVR Surveillance Kits

New TRENDnet DVR Surveillance Kits

TRENDnet has launched a new line of standalone DVR Surveillance Kits, offering a DIY solution for homes and business, with video, storage and management included.

Frank Lenk Published: 05/04/2017 12:13:54 PM EST

Apple Q2 2017 Financials Show Modest Growth

Apple Q2 2017 Financials Show Modest Growth

Apple Inc. has released its financial results for Q2 of 2017, which ended in March. Overall, the picture is favorable, through showing continued weakness in the company's staple smartphone business.

Frank Lenk Published: 05/03/2017 10:44:23 AM EST

Commentary: Security Threats Highlight Need for Systemic Change

Commentary: Security Threats Highlight Need for Systemic Change

The digital world is becoming increasingly dangerous. Every type of device is under attack, yet neither manufacturers nor governments are taking the kinds of actions that might reverse the trend. What can we learn from recent cyber-threat revelations?

Frank Lenk Published: 05/01/2017 02:28:26 PM EST

TP-Link Launches ‘Deco’ Consumer Mesh Router

TP-Link Launches ‘Deco’ Consumer Mesh Router

The roll-out of mesh-based router technology continues, with TP-Link Technologies Co. Ltd. announcing its new Deco, a compact consumer router aiming to provide easy wireless connectivity at a moderate price point.

Frank Lenk Published: 04/26/2017 11:41:18 AM EST

Adobe Expands Creative Cloud Video Features & Integration

Adobe Expands Creative Cloud Video Features & Integration

Ahead of the NAB show, April 22-27 in Las Vegas, Adobe Systems Inc. has announced a major update to its Creative Cloud software suite, focused on improving collaborative video workflows.

Frank Lenk Published: 04/20/2017 01:36:30 PM EST


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