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Microsoft Is BackWindows 10 looks fresh and exciting. It might even be good.
Facebook Is Eating the MediaHow auto-play videos could put news websites out of business.
The Year of the CarThe most exciting tech of 2015 isn’t wearable. It’s driveable.
Air Horns, Weather Puppies, and DIY EmojisSlate’s favorite smartphone apps of 2014.
The Year’s Best GadgetsThe smartphones, coffee makers, and Japanese toilet seats that delighted us in 2014.
It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s—AAAACK!The unexpected dangers of drones.
The Moonshot That Missed Google Glass was a grand experiment, but it’s time for Google to move on. Here’s how.
By Clicking on This Article, You Agree to …Does it matter that we don’t read the inscrutable license agreements we encounter on the Web?
Don’t Just Sit ThereHow to be more productive during your commute.
The United States of Reddit How social media is redrawing our borders.
Good Teaching Is Not About Playing It SafeClassroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that’s a good thing.
Justified ParanoiaCitizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
An Implanted Wearable Gadget Isn’t as Crazy as You’d ThinkProducts like New Deal Design’s UnderSkin may be the future.
Tube-TiedIn our era of ultrapersonalized viewing, why do we still allow TVs to infiltrate our public spaces?
Recipe for a Five-Star ReviewWhy the top-rated restaurants on Yelp are places you’ve never heard of.
Don’t Buy Drugs From Techno-Libertarian DilettantesLessons from the Silk Road trial.
Stop Putting Your Email Address in Your Email SignatureIt’s baffling and redundant. So why do we do it?
I Still Use an AOL Email AccountAnd I’m (mostly) proud of it.
The Secretary ProblemAn algorithm for deciding who to marry, and other tough choices.
One Weird Trick to Stop Facebook HoaxesThe social network could be a force for truth—if it wanted to be.
Cryptic Kryptos ClueA new hint for solving the CIA’s mysterious sculpture puzzle.
It’s Official: iOS 8 Was Apple’s Buggiest Release to DateYour iPhone 6 really is that glitchy, but worse may be to come.
The Smartphone Game Money PitWhy I spent real, nonfantasy dollars to unlock a flock of wizards in Clash of Clans.
Vampire PornMindGeek is a cautionary tale of consolidating production and distribution in a single, monopolistic owner.
Apple TV Could Still WorkHere’s how Apple can fix its living-room product.
Driving in CirclesThe autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
Social Networking Didn’t Start at HarvardIt really began at a girls’ reform school.
Forget Oculus RiftThis $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual-reality experience.