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Navneet Alang

Contributing Writer

Navneet Alang is a technology and culture writer based out of Toronto. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, New Republic, Globe and Mail, and Hazlitt.

Google's Huawei ban exposes an alarming app store duopoly
A laptop.
Analysis

Google's Huawei ban exposes an alarming app store duopoly

What a Game of Thrones protest petition says about modern popular culture
Peter Dinklage.
Feature

What a Game of Thrones protest petition says about modern popular culture

Inside Facebook's global constitutional convention
Mark Zuckerberg.
Analysis

Inside Facebook's global constitutional convention

Facebook has two big problems. Solving one might make the other worse.
Mark Zuckerberg.
Opinion

Facebook has two big problems. Solving one might make the other worse.

Why humans love technology that does literally only one thing
A record lover.
Analysis

Why humans love technology that does literally only one thing

How Twitter robbed us of wonder
The black hole.
Analysis

How Twitter robbed us of wonder

Algorithms have gotten out of control. It's time to regulate them.
An illustration of digital algorithms
Analysis

Algorithms have gotten out of control. It's time to regulate them.

Don't extend iMessage to Android. Make a universal messaging standard instead.
People.
Analysis

Don't extend iMessage to Android. Make a universal messaging standard instead.

Apple used to offer only the best. Now it offers everything.
Tim Cook.
Analysis

Apple used to offer only the best. Now it offers everything.

Why Apple's company culture could torpedo its streaming service
Tim Cook.
Analysis

Why Apple's company culture could torpedo its streaming service

How Microsoft can make 'Windows Lite' a success
The Microsoft logo.
Analysis

How Microsoft can make 'Windows Lite' a success

Why the foldable phone will flop
The Galaxy Fold.
Analysis

Why the foldable phone will flop

How YouTube broke itself
The YouTube logo.
Opinion

How YouTube broke itself

Why Apple always has the last laugh
Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Analysis

Why Apple always has the last laugh

Facebook is slowly gutting Snapchat
Snapchat and Facebook logos.
Analysis

Facebook is slowly gutting Snapchat

Why no one will own video games in the future
GameStop.
Analysis

Why no one will own video games in the future

Why iPhones will only get more expensive
iPhones.
Analysis

Why iPhones will only get more expensive

The biggest change at CES
The Consumer Electronics show.
Analysis

The biggest change at CES

How Apple's business model backfired
Analysis

How Apple's business model backfired

Why 2019 will be a turning point for tech
An Apple store.
Analysis

Why 2019 will be a turning point for tech

The year we lost faith in technology
Mark Zuckerberg.
Analysis

The year we lost faith in technology

What Windows Lite means for the future of Microsoft
Satya Nadella.
Analysis

What Windows Lite means for the future of Microsoft

Apple is finally paying for its hubris
The Apple logo rolling down a mountain.
Analysis

Apple is finally paying for its hubris

The misguided attempts to take down the iPad Pro
An Apple event.
Analysis

The misguided attempts to take down the iPad Pro

Apple is trying to kill the laptop
Tim Cook.
Analysis

Apple is trying to kill the laptop

Why the iPhone XR is Apple's most important phone
The iPhone XR.
Analysis

Why the iPhone XR is Apple's most important phone

In praise of the worst phone on the market
A Palm phone.
Analysis

In praise of the worst phone on the market

Why Google can't hack it as a hardware company
A Google presentation.
Analysis

Why Google can't hack it as a hardware company

Is Microsoft out of ideas?
The Microsoft logo at an event in NYC
Analysis

Is Microsoft out of ideas?

Mark Zuckerberg is going to ruin Instagram
Mark Zuckerberg.
Analysis

Mark Zuckerberg is going to ruin Instagram

The little social networks that couldn't
Analysis

The little social networks that couldn't

The real reason Apple is now selling 7 different iPhones at once
Apple Announcement Event with iPhone models
Analysis

The real reason Apple is now selling 7 different iPhones at once

Shape-shifting is the future of smartphones
A wearable smartphone.
Analysis

Shape-shifting is the future of smartphones

Facebook is a failed experiment
Mark Zuckerberg.
Opinion

Facebook is a failed experiment

Big tech's narrowing focus
Person chooses one of a few apps
Analysis

Big tech's narrowing focus

The Samsung Note 9: Bigger, badder, and boring
DJ Koh.
Analysis

The Samsung Note 9: Bigger, badder, and boring