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Sam Costello

Sam Costello

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Sam Costello has been writing about technology since 2000. He has published articles with CNN.com, PC World, InfoWorld, and Computerworld, among others. For those magazines and websites, he covered digital copyright, the rise and fall of Napster, mobile devices, and computer and network security. He has written about PDAs, monitors, and printers for Samsung's consumer websites.

Author of My iPad for Kids (2012), published by Que Publishing.

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  • U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service
  • Published articles with CNN.com, PC World, InfoWorld, Computerworld, NetworkWorld, and their affiliates on five continents
  • Writer for Samsung's MyGuide website (now defunct), a consumer guide to technology
  • Guest on CNNfn and BBC TV discussing computer security and Microsoft


BA in Media Studies from Ithaca College

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I strive to bring insightful, fair, and fun coverage to technology, not just approaching the subject from the perspective of the how of things, but more from the why. I write with the average user in mind, and can hold my own with the experts.

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