Dan Misener

CBC Radio technology columnist

Dan Misener is a technology journalist for CBC radio and CBCNews.ca. Find him on Twitter @misener.

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App aims to keep couples happy in relationship with quiz-style game

There's a huge number of apps and services that promise to help you find love. But there are about a handful of apps specifically designed for people who have already found love. Happy Couples is one of them. CBC technology columnist Dan Misener explores the quiz-style game, aimed at keeping relationships together.

Twitter bot creates 'remarkably Trump-like' tweets

CBC Radio technology columnist Dan Misener digs deep into DeepDrumpf.

Everyone lies on the internet, according to new research

The internet is a web of lies. That's according to new research looking at online honesty, which found that "online deception is the rule, not the exception."

FarmBot brings robotic farming to your backyard garden

While many people find gardening with their own two hands a relaxing activity, a company called FarmBot is now selling robots designed to weed, water and grow fresh produce for you. CBC Radio technology columnist Dan Misener looks into the appeal of the robot gardener.

University students fooled by robot TA

Imagine discovering someone you thought was human is, in fact, a robot. As CBC Radio technology columnist Dan Misener explains, that's what happened to a class full of Georgia Tech students recently, when they learned that their teaching assistant was actually a piece of software.

End of Windows XP tech support: How it will affect you

Microsoft will officially end technical support for its Windows XP operating system on April 8, and that could affect you even if you don't have an XP computer, writes Dan Misener.

Your PVR is an energy sucker

Dan Misener looks at the power demands of devices like set-top boxes, many of which use more energy than your refrigerator.