AJ Dellinger

AJ Dellinger

Former Digital Trends Contributor
AJ Dellinger is a freelance writer from Madison, Wisconsin with an affinity for all things tech. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and whatever wacky social network is popular tomorrow.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants 5 more years of the Patriot Act

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't just support the Patriot Act; he wants to extend it. The Kentucky republican introduced a bill that would extend the controversial surveillance methods for an additional five years.

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Talks Project Fi

T-Mobile, known for its radical mobile carrier plans, has joined forces with Google on the company's new Project Fi. CEO John Legere says it represents the kind of "fresh thinking" the U.S. wireless industry needs.

Controversial bill on sharing your cyber-info passes the House

The House of Representatives passed a controversial new "Protecting the Cyber Networks Act" designed to address recent hacks and cyber threats. Critics fear that the bill represents another attempt to enact extra surveillance on civilians.

Need your eyes examined? Blink can do it with a smartphone

A new smartphone-powered eye exam service called Blink is launching in New York City and will provide on demand eye exams in homes and offices for $75. Results are sent to a professional who can make a prescription in under 24 hours.

Popular healthy living app pulled from Apple Watch showcase

Popular healthy living app Whole Pantry has been removed from the Apple App Store and the Apple Watch app has been pulled from Apple's showcase of apps that will launch on the wearable platform following controversy surrounding the app's…

Come on, get healthy: Our favorite health apps for the warm weather ahead

You should take care of yourself all the time, but if you haven't been, now is the perfect opportunity to get back on track. Check out our favorite apps designed for improving your health.

Here are 5 brilliant apps to download this week

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy…

Listen to Garbage jam, Ava Luna mix musical styles, and more with out top 5 songs to stream

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Ava Luna, Garbage, Crystal Castles, and more.
Movies & TV

Looking for something good to watch? Check out Hot Fuzz and four more films to stream

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: Hot Fuzz, Goodbye to Language, and more.

Schools demand huge refund from Apple for educational iPads deemed unusable

The Los Angeles Unified School District is not pleased with Apple after a botched initiative to equip every student with an iPad. The schools want a refund for the devices which were part of a failed $1.3 billion dollar program.

6 percent of Americans want to buy an Apple Watch — That’s almost 15M watches

According to a survey conducted by Reuters, 6 percent of Americans will buy the Apple Watch. That seemingly small number would equate to 15 million units sold, far more than any of the smartwatch competition.

This homework app will connect you with a tutor on the spot because math is hard

Homework problem have you stumped? The new iPhone app Snapsolve give kids who are struggling with their homework the ability to connect with tutors and get help just by taking a picture of the problem.