From the process of getting a tree to giving gifts and surprising coworkers, the Internet has taken all that is good and right about Christmas and reduced it to a one-click process.
Bitcoin’s rabid fans will label me a traitor for saying this, but the fact of the matter is: You either need to be really rich, really idealistic, or really crazy to invest in Bitcoin – especially right now.
Amazon's plan to use "drones" to deliver goods to customers might sound like a hair-brained idea (or, at least, one that most people don't want). But it's not as ridiculous as it sounds – and this is what needs to happen for Prime Air to take off.
Despite amassing $90 million in funding and a promise of "awesome" products in 2014, Lytro has struggled to sell its innovative light-field camera this year. We take a look at where the company could possibly take its technology next.
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a new Instagram printing service that signals we've lost all control. And being that this is the case, I'm throwing my ideas into the ring.
The FCC may soon lift its ban on inflight cell phone calls. But airlines have balked at the idea of allowing passengers to use their cell phones on planes. Here's why they're wrong.
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a horrible new trend in dating apps, in which we follow our most basic human instincts, and are way, way worse for it.
Bitcoin is growing up. Two years ago, many thought it was just a cute idea. But now people are making millions of dollars by investing in it, and more and more businesses accept Bitcoin as payment. Here's everything you need to know about Bitcoin now.
Dave Eggers' new, dystopian novel 'The Circle' takes our world of social networks and oversharing to its obvious conclusion. The question is, will you find his vision horrifying, delightful – or just plain inevitable?
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of Pinterest, which you'd think would be a great place to get some holiday shopping inspiration ... but it's not and will leave you feeling dirty and depressed.
What is a drone, anyway? And which one should I buy? It's a bit more complicated than you might think. But fear not! We have the answers to these questions and more in our beginner's guide to UAVs.
Saddled with problems and a smartphone revolution that wants to kill their business, camera makers face extraordinary challenges. However, they're also making some of their best products ever.
Google's integration of Google+ with YouTube comments has users grabbing their pitchforks. Give its wealth of data, how did Google get this so wrong? And since it did – should we be worried?
This week in Gamed, we look at the ridiculous story in ‘Call of Duty: Ghost,’ a guy sells an Xbox One for the totally reasonable price of $10,000, and Nintendo is adorable.
Heads up! The Federal Aviation Administration has released "roadmap" explaining what needs to happen before drones can safely fly in U.S. airspace. Read on to see what the coming drone invasion means for us all.
The live preview function in digital cameras was once seen as a hokey function that's best used in compact models, but with improvements in tech – electronic viewfinder, in particular – it has become essential.
E-cigarette safety remains a matter of contention. But a look at studies of a strangely similar product, theatrical fog machines, may give us some insight in the health risks of next-generation nicotine consumption.
The first YouTube Music Awards show assembled an amazing showcase of talent, including Jason Schwartzman, Reggie Watts, Arcade Fire, Eminem, and Lady Gaga. And it was a total disaster.
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a lawsuit from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who claim their privacy was violated. Yes - they of the fame-mongering are mad at the Internet.
Google's strategy for Glass thus far has been to make the wearable augmented reality tech purposefully exclusive – a product by and for celebrities and elite members of the tech industry, not regular ol’ people like you or me.
Despite what you've heard, Bing is better than Google – at least when it comes to maps. The images are better, and the directions are less glitchy. But if Microsoft wants to take advantage of its superior product, it needs to make mobile a priority.
On Sunday, YouTube will broadcast its first Music Awards show, and now that the nominees have been made public and the voting begun, we took a hard look at who’s going to win.
This week in Gamed we look at the fall of the Wii, the rise of Xbox Live, and the update for your PlayStation 4 that you will need to download in order to make it work.
Ebooks are clearly superior to paper books. So why do we still want to have physical libraries that take up space, are a pain to move, and have only a fraction of the features that tablets and other ebook readers have?
There was a day when it was impossible to "make" something "go viral." Not anymore. These days, an increasing amount of popular content online was produced with advertising dollars, orchestrated by professionals who have cracked the viral code.
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of Grumpy Cat - or rather, what we've done to her. What began as a simple, lovable, adorable meme is now a insufferable example of why we can't have good things.
The future of education is likely to be built around the application of games designed to teach us a specific task or pass on knowledge. One example is the new Rosetta Stone app.
A recent call to action for Twitter to add a Like button is mistaken. Why Like when you can Fave? Both tools serve the same functions, and the overlap will just make our digital social lives even more complicated then they already are.
What do Google Plus user outrage over Shared Endorsement ads and Reddit's Silk Road community have in common? A misunderstanding of just how public the Web really is – and has been for years.
What does the word "BitTorrent" mean to you? If you said "online piracy," you're not alone. But BitTorrent, the company, has big plans to change its reputation as a seedy way to download music and movies into something better.