The ... ahem ... notable Facebook app Bang With Friends has made its way to Austin, but SXSW organizers were not impressed with team using the festival name without permission. That doesn't stop the site from continuing to hook people up.
Don't get it twisted – SideCar may be giving out ride shares at SXSW but it's not a taxi service. The app is donation-based, so passengers do not need to pay anything unless they want to. And it may be headed to a city near you.
We were invited to attend a taping of Bravo TV's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at SXSW. Naturally, we couldn't say no. Can TV be social in the real and online world, simultaneously?
CNN's JP Mangalindan recently opined that the internet has "ruined dating ... forever." That seems like a bombastic claim, particularly when it appears that he's not doing it right in the first place.
A SXSW 2013 Interactive Award finalist, PAR Works' MARS app adds augmented reality to virtually anything you take a photo of to provide additional data - helping make life a bit easier to sort out.
Kickstarter success Memoto life logging camera has made its way to reality, and we got a hands on with the miniature device at SXSW 2013. We barely noticed we were being recorded.
She wanted a husband, so she took to online dating. But to find the lover of her dreams, it would take more than just JDate to churn out random men; author Amy Webb saw the experience as one big data that she needed to conquer.
Kendo UI is giving SXSW attendees free taxi rides for a small fee: Confess a technological sin with host Irina Slutsky and she'll be your chauffeur. We had to take her up for the offer.
Online softcore gallery indie pin-up models Suicide Girls is a precursor to the social network of sorts. We sat down with Suicide Girls co-founder Missy Suicide to talk about new extensions of her website in the era of mobile apps and microblog platforms.
The season one finale for "King of the Nerds" has finally crowned its winner, but is it who you think it is? One thing's for sure, I'm glad I'll be getting my Thursday nights back from TBS.
The streaming content wars aren't over just yet. Tesco, the world's third largest retailer, has announced that it has launched its own streaming service - one that is entirely free to its customers, and uses their purchases to deliver specific content.
The City of New York wants to reinvent the payphone, with design ideas involving kinetic energy, air quality sensors, solar panels, and augmented reality. Out of 125 submissions, the designs narrowed down to 11 finalists.
Explain Yourself! corners the worst tech in our lives and demands to know: WTF?! This week we sit down with the XP1000 - a budget espresso machine that's been hanging around DT's kitchen.
Definitely a high-tech way to allow guests to order drinks at your next big party, the Bartendro can automatically deliver a large variety of mixed drinks without having to lift a single bottle.
SXSW is the Wild West of digital and social festivals, mixed with music and film - and a whole lot of partying. But in order to avoid day one burnt out, check out our guide to surviving and conquering the festival.