Jonathan Terrasi

Jonathan Terrasi

Jonathan has studiously followed trends in technology, particularly in information security and digital privacy, since 2014 when he began teaching himself and developing proficiency in running Linux systems and deploying encryption.

Starting in early 2017, Jonathan became a guest columnist for Linux Insider as well as a research assistant with the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, positions which jointly helped launch a career as a freelance tech journalist and digital privacy advocate. Since then, Jonathan has produced original reporting from his coverage of multiple hacker conferences, and organized numerous digital privacy training sessions for Chicago-area internet users.

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Laptop buyers will pay the price in the China-U.S. trade war

With the US-China trade war only increasing in intensity, it is becoming more and more likely that US consumers will pay for it in the form of increased prices on consumer tech, including laptops, due to import tariffs.

Ice Lake benchmarks show Intel isn’t done firing back at AMD

A leaked benchmark shows Intel's upcoming 10th-generation Ice Lake mobile chip outperforms AMD's Ryzen 5 3500U. These test metrics follow less than a month after Intel and AMD traded dueling keynotes touting their next lines of CPUs.

What is Libra? Here’s what you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Facebook released a white paper announcing its new cryptocurrency, Libra, which it intends as a way to enable more people around the world to process online payments. Here's how the new blockchain technology works.

A Surface Pen with an OLED touchscreen would actually be awesome

Microsoft patented another Surface Pen hardware feature, this time registering a patent for an OLED touch bar strip on the Surface accessory. This could enable dynamic setting change functionality in the next generation of Surface Pens.

You can get an iMac with a 4K Retina display for a steal today for only $899

A deal from B&H today is offering a mid-2017 iMac with 4K Retina Display for only $899, a discount of $400. In addition to a stunning high-resolution screen, this device has powerful Intel internals and ample SSD storage.

B&H slashes up to a whopping $900 from high-powered 2018 MacBook Pros

B&H is emptying their stock of MacBook Pro 2018 models with a huge sale. In order to make room for the incoming MacBook Pro 2019 laptops from Apple, B&H is offering discounts as much as $900, with $200 discounts available for most models.