THE POST-MODERN DAD

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Phil Nickinson

Best known for: Making the hard stuff sound easy and attainable.

Phil is the Dad behind the Modern Dad YouTube channel and is the driving force behind CordCutters.com. Modern Dad helps wade through the impossibly huge world of tech and helps find the best ways to spend your money on products, and the best services to help keep you productive — and safe — online. CordCutters tackles the increasingly popular movement of live streaming video, without the contracts, fees and ever-increasing cost of traditional cable and satellite television. What hardware you need and what services to use to still watch what you want to watch, while spending even less.

Phil previously helmed AndroidCentral.com through Android's meteoric rise to becoming the world's most popular mobile operating system. Before that he spent a decade as a newspaper editor in his hometown of Pensacola, Fla., where he still resides with his wife and two daughters.