Jennifer Bergen

Jennifer Bergen

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Jennifer Bergen is the Computing Section Editor at Digital Trends and is in charge of all things laptops, desktops, and their accessories – be they functional or downright silly. She has worked for PCMag, Geek.com, ZDNet, ConsumerSearch, Popular Science, and Good Housekeeping. Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, where she got a degree in News Editorial journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Jennifer traded in the mountains for the skyscrapers of New York City. She was a DJ for three years at her college radio station and continues spinning records in Brooklyn at Monday Night Vinyl Club. You can follow her on Twitter at @jennybergen.
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Computing

Microsoft’s new Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard is as smooth as a manta ray’s bottom

Microsoft unveiled its new Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Keyboard and Mouse today. The keyboard, which has a manta ray-like design, is both easy on the eyes and the wrists. Plus, a number pad is also included, which is an added bonus.
Computing

Oh! So that’s how NASA’s 3D printer will work on the International Space Station

Bet you never thought 3D printers would be on the International Space Station? As of June of 2014, they will be, and this video from NASA shows how they'll work in zero gravity.
Computing

Start the countdown – Windows 8.1 reportedly available mid-October

We've heard that Windows 8.1 will be released to manufacturers towards the end of August, but according to new reports, it won't be available to the general public until mid-October.
Computing

Can a Grumpy Cat make you LOL if it’s an APNG and not a GIF?

Animated GIFs aren't the only animated image standard on the Web. In fact, animated PNGs (APNGs), have been alive and well since 2004. One Kickstarter project is hoping to make it as much of a standard (or more) as animated GIFs.
Computing

That was quick! Asus abandons the Windows RT market to Microsoft and Dell

Asus CEO Jerry Shen announced last week that the company is no longer going to make Windows RT devices. OEMs willing to produce RT products are dropping like flies. Besides Microsoft, there's only one company left that's brave enough to…
Computing

Microsoft’s new ‘By The Numbers’ site boasts big stats but skips the Surface

Microsoft unveiled its "By the Numbers" site to show off how great the company's doing in terms of sales. However, it conveniently forgot to include any numbers on Surface Pro or Surface RT.
Computing

5 trademark battles that prove Microsoft’s SkyDrive flap is all too common

Yesterday, word got out that Microsoft is in hot water over its SkyDrive name, which turns out to be a trademark owned by the British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB). Oh, Microsoft. But the company's not alone; we've seen many a trademark…
Computing

Corning announces the next ‘it’ feature in laptops this fall: Gorilla Glass NBT

Smartphones and tablets aren't the only ones getting love from Corning. The company announced its new laptop-specific Gorilla Glass, called NBT, that will be added to some of this fall's upcoming laptops.
Computing

Hands on: Toshiba’s Satellite E Series gets Haswell-ified at an affordable price

Toshiba adds a Haswell-powered Ultrabook to its Satellite E Series lineup, as well as an AMD A6-powered ultrathin laptop. Starting at $800 and $600, respectively, Toshiba's Satellite E Series may be a hot ticket during back-to-school…
Computing

Watch out, Mac OS X users! FBI ransomware is coming for you, too

Ransomware's not only hitting PCs; it looks like OS X computers are also susceptible. If your Mac is held ransom by what appears to be the FBI, don't sweat it. Here's what you need to know to regain control of your Mac without paying an…
Computing

Hey, HBO, thanks for showing me how to pirate Game of Thrones

HBO may have thought it was cracking down on the number of Game of Thrones episodes being pirated, but its recent DMCA takedown notice targeting VLC media player may have backfired – at least with this writer.
Computing

Windows 8.1 Preview hands on: Microsoft tackles W8 issues, but does it score?

With much anticipation, Microsoft finally released its Windows 8.1 preview. We got some hands-on time with the new OS, but does it fix all the problems we have with Windows 8, or does it leave us wanting more?