Mariella Moon

Mariella Moon

Mariella loves working on both helpful and awe-inspiring science and technology stories. When she's not at her desk writing, you can find her in her room reading books, in front of the mirror trying to perfect her winged eyeliner, or crouched on the floor, giving her dog, Roco, a belly rub.

Corsair’s multitasking Voyager Air is an external HDD and streaming device in one

Corsair's Voyager Air can store files, sling them to tablets via Wi-Fi, and even share Internet access among up to five devices.

CES

Dell announces Inspiron R laptop line refresh

We won't be hearing about any major announcement from Dell during this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas - in lieu of a new product reveal, the company has announced the HD version of the XPS 13 and a refresh of its Inspiron R line of laptops.

CES

13 people who defined tech in 2012: Buyers, sellers, fired, and fugitives

Chock full of noteworthy layoffs, hires, acquisitions, and enough legal battles to talk about well into the new year, we take a look at the tech personalities that shaped 2012.

Computing

Google launches Flight Explorer, experimental air travel service

Sick of going to multiple travel sites to compare prices on the best flights available? Google's new Flight Explorer tool is here to help you find the perfect flight for your needs.

Computing

Apple’s startup chime for Mac is now a registered trademark

After filing a trademark application back in June 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office granted Apple a registered trademark for the Mac startup chime.

Computing

Caltech engineers develop inexpensive ‘X-ray’ technology

A pair of Caltech engineers took an ordinary microchip and tweaked it so it can see through solid materials. These X-ray-like chips are inexpensive and can be installed on phones or tablets in the future.

Computing

Man builds custom server out of 160 Mac minis

What does 160 Mac minis look like stacked up to create the next best thing to the now-extinct Apple Xserve? One noble man named Steve answered that question.

Apple

What’s a Chromebook, anyway?

We're sure you've heard talk of dirt-cheap Google computers within the last year. Chromebooks, as they're called, are in a league of their own. So what's a Chromebook anyway?

Computing

Russian iTunes now features music, movies … and porn?

Apple's new movie section on iTunes Russia is plastered with ads and banners that aren't safe for young, curious eyes.

Apple

PC Makers: It’s not our fault Windows 8 computer sales are slow

PC makers react to a report that Microsoft blames them and their poor designs for the slower-than-expected sales of Windows 8 computers.

Computing

Internet Explorer sucks: Microsoft reveals painfully honest IE 10 ad

In its new Internet Explorer 10 ad, Microsoft admits that its browser "sucks." But the company thinks there may be something out there to convince you otherwise.

Computing

Microsoft’s Windows Blue: What is it and what does it mean for you?

Reports have surfaced about Microsoft's next operating system, Windows Blue, and it will reportedly bring with it a number of changes.

Computing

Microsoft sells 40 million Windows 8 copies a month after launch

Despite mixed reviews and rumored slow start, Microsoft claims to have sold 40 million copies of Windows 8 merely a month after it was made available for purchase.

Computing