technology

Hi-Tech “Mood Sweater” Changes Color According To Your Emotions

A few months ago at my parents’ house I was rifling through a drawer full of tokens of my adolescence (read: a bunch of old stuff my mom has failed…

Rachel Krause | December 3, 2013 - 2:30 pm

New Smartphone App Offers Help & Resources For Domestic Violence Victims Hidden In Traditional News Reader

You’ll never hear me offer up much praise for Dr. Phil, but his wife, Robin McGraw, is owed some props. Her foundation, When Georgia Smiled, has released a free app…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 21, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Want To Pretend Your Computer’s Broken And Leave Work Early? There’s A “Happy Hour Virus” For That!

It’s 3:30. The afternoon is draaaaagggggiiinnnggg. Your coworker won’t stop clearing his throat. If you look at one more spreadsheet, your eyes will fall out of your head. There’s a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 18, 2013 - 9:20 am

Wrapping Paper, Magnets, Throw Pillows, And Other Instagram Products We Love

Don’t let your amazing Instagram photos languish on your tiny cell phone screen. Turn them into awesome things like magnets, cell phone cases, posters, and throw pillows! After reading about PicPaperie,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Yves Rossy, The Swiss Daredevil Who Circled Mt. Fuji With A Custom Jetpack

Dear Yves Rossy AKA “Jetman,”

Ever since I was a kid, the technological advancement I’ve been most impatient for is the personal jetpack. Flying cars? Meh. Teleportation? Whatevs.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 11, 2013 - 9:40 am

8 Technological Sex Interruptions That Will Totally Ruin The Moment

We’ve all been awkwardly interrupted during sex at some point. It’s just unavoidable. Sometimes the circumstances are more extreme (hoodlums peeing on the windshield while we’re giving head in the…

The Frisky | November 7, 2013 - 10:00 am

Attention, Passengers: Soon You’ll Be Allowed To Play Angry Birds For Your Entire Flight

Good news, fliers! The FAA announced plans to ease up on its rules regarding electronics on planes. Soon, we’ll be allowed to use portable devices for the entire flight. I…

Claire Hannum | October 31, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Facebook Probably Knows Who You’re Dating, Even If You’ve Never Shared It

So here’s something kinda creepy — Facebook probably knows who your significant other is, even if you’ve never posted it online before. Yep, I’m freaked out too, but also kind of…

Claire Hannum | October 29, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Tweeting Bra Lets Your Followers Know Every Time It’s Unclasped

If your tits could tweet, what would they say? Well, now you can kind of, sort of, find out — OgilvyOne Athens has created a bra that tweets every time it’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 25, 2013 - 10:40 am

Life Dream Status: A Clutch That Charges Your iPhone

Ladies, meet your new favorite accessory: the Mighty Purse. This cute little clutch is equipped with a built-in high-capacity battery that can recharge your smart phone up to 2 times per…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 23, 2013 - 9:20 am

6 Potentially Awkward Moments That May Arise When Dating Someone With A Smartwatch

This weekend, my boyfriend got a new Samsung Galaxy phone and accompanying smartwatch, which is exactly what it sounds like — one of those watch phones they’ve been promising us…

Ami Angelowicz | October 16, 2013 - 9:00 am

The Kids Won’t Be All Right: Here’s A Child’s Potty Affixed With An iPad

No wonder so many gross young people are grossly using social media on the toilet without realizing it is gross: we as a society are literally training them to do…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2013 - 11:40 am

Susan Bennett, The Voice Of Apple’s Siri, Thinks She Sounds A Little Creepy

Voice actress Susan Bennett has revealed herself to be the voice of Siri. Although Apple won’t confirm it, voice forensic specialists have.

Susan explains that she often records…

Ami Angelowicz | October 4, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Jimmy Kimmel’s No Doctor, But He Did Find The Cure For iOS 7-Induced Nausea

Apple’s latest operating system is divisive to a degree that’s usually reserved for politics. Some love it, some people loathe it, and others … well, it just makes them sick.

Rachel Krause | October 2, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Is It Just Me Or Is Apple Even More Classist Than It Used To Be?

I adore my iPhone. So many things I do on a daily basis would be impossible without it and I’m grateful to have one. That said, Apple and I have…

Claire Hannum | September 20, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Cat Proves The iPhone 5s Fingerprint Sensor Also Works For Pawprints

That fancy shmancy new sensor on the iPhone 5s that allows you to unlock your phone with a quick scan of your fingerprint? Turns out it also works for pets!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 19, 2013 - 7:00 pm

It’s About To Become Socially Acceptable To Date Your Phone

You’ve probably heard about some rare instances where people were attracted to, fell in love with or even married things like the Eiffel Tower or their truck. It’s called objectum

Ami Angelowicz | September 15, 2013 - 4:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Meet Sonya, The Google Street View Rescue Dog

When a woman who had been feeding a stray dog in Los Angeles asked a shelter to help her get the dog off the street, she had a little help…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 15, 2013 - 9:00 am

TechCrunch Conference Apologizes For Australians’ Titstare App

The technology blog TechCrunch apologized on Sunday for sexist and juvenile behavior at their TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 conference after a pair of Australians debuted a new app called Titstare and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Addicted To Facebook? Cure Yourself With The Pavlov Poke!

Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff, two PhD candidates at MIT, estimate that they waste a combined 50 hours a week scrolling mindlessly through Facebook. In an effort to curb…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 4, 2013 - 11:20 am
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