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80 Days is the perfect mobile game for holiday downtime

December 27, 2014 - 2:18 pm in Games

No matter what your plans are for the next two weeks, chances are that you will have a lot of downtime that needs to be killed. You might be on a plane towards a tropical island, on the bus to go see your brother, heading into the city to shop, or taking…


Not quite Devil’s Night: Cheetos is using Street View to digitally TP houses

September 26, 2014 - 11:39 pm in Gadgets

Google Maps is one of those services that works as a quick glance app or a huge service to plot out entire vacations and daily plans in. Whether you’re…


Why I’m hooked on Waze, and what it says about the future of humans and machines

September 17, 2014 - 6:46 pm in Life

It was going to be a quick trip to the Eastside on a weekend. Then traffic stopped, my husband scowled, and I looked at my phone, sitting idle in the…


Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace

April 15, 2014 - 11:58 pm in Science

What’s that in the sky? Oh, just a Google drone going about its business doing (we are assured) good things. Google’s drone ambitions are legend at this point, but the company is taking another step toward making them real by purchasing high-altitude drone…