He has also served on the editorial staffs of ZDNet, PC/Computing, FamilyPC, InformationWeek/TechWeb and Windows Magazine. He's written articles for numerous publications, including CFO, CNET, PC World, PC Magazine, MacWeek, Byte, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science and many others.
Finnie wrote a book on Windows 95 (The Underground Guide to Windows 95, Addison-Wesley, 1996). In September 2006, he embarked on a three-month test of Apple's Macintosh with OS X and surprised himself by not switching back to Microsoft's operating system.
These days, most of Finnie's writing can be found in his Computerworld column (monthly), his Computerworld blog, and at his Twitter account, @ScotFinnie.