Google vs. the FTCA leaked report called Google anti-competitive. Here’s how the company and the government learned to get along.
The Cult of SteveWhy Apple insiders are so worked up over two admiring Steve Jobs biographies.
LAX. IAD. ARN. WTF?The strange stories behind airports’ three-letter abbreviations.
I Stream, You StreamLive webcams were one of the Internet’s first big fads. Can Meerkat bring them back?
Who Still Wants a BlackBerry?I tried the new “Classic” model to find out.
You’re Paying Too Much for WirelessHere’s how Google will change that.
I Hate the Way All Other Email Programs Look I’m very picky when it comes to visual design. That’s why I designed my own email app.
Pocket ScienceA South Carolina startup has built the slimmest, most practical wallet you’ll find.
Sling TV Reminded Me Why I Miss CableAnd why I’m better off without it.
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.
Applied MathI made an Android app so you can hack your Wi-Fi using electromagnetic waves. You’re welcome.
Facebook’s Plan to Take Over the News BusinessAnd why no one will stop it.
Beyond RecognitionThe future of the Internet is voice control. Will it make our hardware obsolete?
Can the Apple Watch Take on Rolex?Luxury timepiece makers have survived smartwatches before. Here’s who should be scared of this one.
Watch MeWith its pricey new wrist candy, Apple is selling prestige. And maybe its soul.
Battling My DaemonsMy email made me miserable. So I decided to build my own email app from scratch.
“It Never Felt Like I Could Be Email-Stress Free”Chris Kirk and his editor Dan Kois talk about the challenges of writing about coding, building an email app, and more.
Out of the Blue and Into the WackNeil Young’s PonoPlayer sounds no better than an iPhone—no matter what the audiophiles say.
The Silk Road Trial Isn’t Just About DrugsIt’s also about curbing anonymity online.
Is Snapchat Really Confusing, or Am I Just Old?A 32-year-old’s hopeless quest to understand America’s fastest-growing social app.
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.