Computers & Technology

Trendy Tech Gifts for Under $40
Trendy Tech Gifts for Under $40

The time has come to stress about what to get your new boyfriend, over-think that last stocking… >>

App Turns Chores Into an Adventure—Seriously
App Turns Chores Into an Adventure—Seriously

Some might say that the completion of worthwhile chores is a reward unto itself, but now there's an… >>

Travel Everywhere (Man!) with Johnny Cash
Travel Everywhere (Man!) with Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash has been everywhere (man!) and a clever project from British web developer Iain Mullan… >>

The Best New Gift-Shopping Site
The Best New Gift-Shopping Site

I've never been one for online shopping. I prefer tactile gift-buying, going through rows of… >>

Awesome Symphony of Office Sounds
Awesome Symphony of Office Sounds

I once worked with a woman whose fingernails were so long (not quite like Flo-Jo, but close) that… >>

Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!
Trouble Sleeping? Turn Off Your Gadgets!

If you're a social media junkie like me, that hour before bed signals quality time with a… >>

Geeking Out Over Google Doodles
Geeking Out Over Google Doodles

As a research editor, I spend a lot of time on Google. So, when the trademark logo is swapped for a… >>

How a Little-Known Web Browser Took Over Belarus
How a Little-Known Web Browser Took Over Belarus

Those not inclined toward obsessive techiness may not spend a lot of time thinking about which… >>

Buying an iPad Mini? Read This First
Buying an iPad Mini? Read This First

Before you ask: No, I wasn't among the mass of people who, despite a city hobbled by Hurricane… >>

Must See: Insanely Addictive Websites
Must See: Insanely Addictive Websites

Warning: These websites are highly addictive and may cause you to waste massive amounts of time… >>

GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students
GoEnnounce: Social Networking and Fundraising for Students

From textbooks to devices to extracurricular activities, school is expensive. We can all recall… >>

The Word of the Year Is...Just 3 Letters Long
The Word of the Year Is…Just 3 Letters Long

What better way to kick off the season of year-end lists than with the announcement of the word of… >>

Your End-of-the-World App Checklist
Your End-of-the-World App Checklist

Last week, the unthinkable happened: I found myself waiting in line to use a payphone. In my… >>

No Small 'Feet': Man Climbs Chicago's Willis Tower with Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Leg
No Small ‘Feet’: Man Climbs Chicago’s Willis Tower with Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Leg

This past Sunday, Zac Vawter, 31, climbed 103 stories of Chicago's Willis Tower with the first… >>

Avoid Disaster, Spot 'Sandy' Scammers
Avoid Disaster, Spot ‘Sandy’ Scammers

When a disaster hits, people spring into action. As with Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans or… >>

Match Your Music To Your Drink
Match Your Music To Your Drink

Ever been in a Friday night rut? You know you want a drink to unwind but are too zapped from the… >>

New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again
New App: Never Circle For A Parking Spot Again

Growing up in Brooklyn, I've been lucky enough to avoid driving around looking for a place to put… >>

New App: Best Political Satire All In One Place
New App: Best Political Satire All In One Place

With four debates and countless campaign stops and political ads gone by (not to mention the daily… >>

App Alert: Never Have to Hold It At the Movies
App Alert: Never Have to Hold It At the Movies

It's happened to us all: We're engrossed in a movie at the theater and suddenly that paint… >>

Can Your Phone Replace Your Wallet?
Can Your Phone Replace Your Wallet?

Just this morning, Wired writer Christina Bonnington concluded a month-long experiment in which she… >>