Opinion
Opinion

I wanna be like Kev: Unpacking Digg’s complicated legacy

His crowning achievement may have cratered, but Kevin Rose’s tale – and Digg’s – remains a fascinating look at the madcap world of Silicon Valley.
Opinion

Opinion: How to update your car to the 21st century

Carputers still aren’t up to speed with smartphones, but a number of solid aftermarket options exist for techies who want to ride in style.
Opinion

Opinion: It’s a trap! Beware carriers’ new unlimited talk and text plans

New ‘unlimited talk and text’ plans may sound consumer friendly, but carriers have good reason to force us into paying for them: We barely use them anymore.
Movies & TV

Rewards, not lawsuits: A lesson in successfully combating online piracy

When it comes to online piracy, punishment is not the answer -- no matter what Big Entertainment believes.
Opinion

I pledge allegiance to my gadgets: Fanboys and the rise of the megacorporation

Is fanboy fanaticism just a fad, or are we headed into a sci-fi future where defending your goliath corporation of choice has become the new patriotism?
Apple

Apple rumor alert: ‘iPhone 5’ cases mean absolutely nothing

Don't be fooled by the appearance of next-generation iPhone cases: Accessories makers know as little about Apple's device plans as the rest of us
Opinion

In defense of 140 characters: Why Twitter remains relevant

Twitter may have a bad rap for noise, but its most creative users have evolved the microblogging platform into an art form.
Opinion

500 Startups Demo Day: The most promising pitches from today’s event

The Dave McClure-founded accelerator introduced us to its latest class of startups, which range from refreshing social apps to telecom companies ready to break the system.
Apple

WWSJD? Why even Steve Jobs would support a 7-inch iPad today

The iPad Mini rumors cannot be stopped, even though the device's originator infamously declared war on 7-inch tablets. But the times they are a-changin', and it's safe to argue that Steve Jobs would be in favor of shrinking the iPad.
Mobile

Samsung’s new retail store clearly inspired by Apple

Samsung opened the doors to its first North American retail store in Vancouver, and it looks a lot like an Apple store.
Mobile

BlackBerry isn’t dead yet… we should remember that

It's no secret that Research in Motion has seen better days, but is it actually a lost cause? If you read tech sites, you might think so, but we think there's still a chance for RIM. Here's why.
Opinion

Ultrabooks: Repeating the Mazda mistake, or why Surface Tablets are just the start

Intel made a big bet on a changing PC market that hasn't paid off - although there are options for salvaging their investment.