Computers & Technology

Mitch Albom: A Siri-ous Disconnect
Mitch Albom: A Siri-ous Disconnect

Mitch Albom says we're getting so cozy with our smartphones, we're forgetting to connect with each… >>

3 Smart Apps That Harvard Loves
3 Smart Apps That Harvard Loves

A recent poll of some of the hardest-working, tech-savviest bloggers revealed the tools they use to… >>

Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees
Teeny Barcodes Tracked Mating Habits of Bees

Scan this: October 7 is the 60th anniversary of the barcode, those ubiquitous sets of black… >>

A Golden Ticket to the House That Wonka Built
A Golden Ticket to the House That Wonka Built

In my earliest days of reading, Roald Dahl's fantastic collection of children's books left a… >>

An App to Use at Your Next Doctor's Visit
An App to Use at Your Next Doctor’s Visit

It's no Angry Birds or Temple Run, but the new iPad app BodyMaps will keep you busy for hours and… >>

Top 3 Websites for Grown-Up Story Time
Top 3 Websites for Grown-Up Story Time

When I'm not writing and editing stories at the office, I'm attending readings in every corner of… >>

How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing
How to Stop Facebook Over-Sharing

You do it mindlessly. Check in here, tag your friend in a post there, read this, click on that… >>

13 Things You Didn't Know About Online Travel Sites
13 Things You Didn’t Know About Online Travel Sites

Before planning a trip at your go-to travel site, make sure you get the best deals with these… >>

'Classify' Makes Classical Music Accessible, More Awesome
‘Classify’ Makes Classical Music Accessible, More Awesome

Though I'm a big music fan, I've never really gotten into classical. Maybe it's because my parents… >>

The Six Apps You Need This Election Season
The Six Apps You Need This Election Season

With more Americans turning to mobile devices for political news, navigating the plethora of… >>

Elections: Primary News Source Is TV, But Mobile Close Behind
Elections: Primary News Source Is TV, But Mobile Close Behind

You can find politics news on the web in an overwhelming number of places, but to keep up… >>

How Gen Y Stays #Healthy
How Gen Y Stays #Healthy

Being a functional adult is, more than anything else, time-consuming. You have to hold down a… >>

Best Apps for Stargazing
Best Apps for Stargazing

As a native New Yorker, I never get to see the stars (and no, I don't mean Sarah Jessica Parker or… >>

Awkward First Date? There's An App For That.
Awkward First Date? There’s An App For That.

In 21st century America, there are certain situations that are and always will be 100% inescapable… >>

How Bill Gates Predicted the iPhone … in 1995
How Bill Gates Predicted the iPhone … in 1995

Talk about a visionary: I was blown away by Gates’ description of something that is eerily like… >>

Book a Ticket to Mars
Book a Ticket to Mars

When you're chained to your office desk on a 80-degree-and-cloudless July day, you might find your… >>

Atari Turns 40, Celebrates with New Centipede
Atari Turns 40, Celebrates with New Centipede

Forty years ago today, Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney founded Atari, and the gaming giant is… >>

One Guy's Opinion: Ode to a
One Guy’s Opinion: Ode to a “Dumb” Phone

I'll admit it: my morning routine involves scrolling through what I missed overnight on Twitter… >>

10 Social Networking Sites That Could Replace Facebook
10 Social Networking Sites That Could Replace Facebook

Facebook recently became one of the largest IPOs in history (with 500+ million users, some… >>

13+ Ways to Boost Your Work Energy
13+ Ways to Boost Your Work Energy

Get a comprehensive, hour-by-hour guide on how to be energized at work, with a round-up of expert… >>