Videos Are Better Than PhotographsThe rise of short-form video services is going to make the snapshot obsolete.
A Whole Lot of Bells, Way Too Many WhistlesMultimedia-laden features like “Snow Fall” and “The Jockey” are bad for the Web and bad for readers.
Glow vs. StickA much-hyped new fertility aid reveals the limitations of data-tracking apps.
If Anyone Can Save the Washington Post, It’s Jeff BezosThe newspaper now has an owner who’s a master of finding new ways of selling old things.
NeverWet? More Like OftenKindaWet.The miracle water repellent we’ve all been waiting for is a dud.
Selfie-LoathingInstagram is even more depressing than Facebook. Here’s why.
How Microsoft Lost Its Way, as Understood Through The WireFor example, Marlo Stanfield is sort of like Google.
Marissa Mayer Has Done Everything Right (So Far)First, she had to fix Yahoo’s image. She succeeded. The next step is harder.
The World's Smartest News ReaderIt’s called Prismatic, and it may have solved one of the Internet’s oldest problems.
I Have Discovered the Purpose of Google Plus!It’s not social networking. It’s photographs.
Failure Is an OptionDon Mattrick might work miracles at Zynga. But even if he loses, he wins.
How to Survive the Google Reader ApocalypseA flow chart of Google Reader alternatives.
With Friends Like TheseHow your friends, family, and co-workers are secretly helping social networks gather intelligence on you.
Get Rich Quick: Become a Teacher
How a freelance Web developer made $453,000 posting lectures online.
Why Do Americans Have the Worst DVRs?Our digital recorders cut off the last minutes of sporting events and our favorite shows. That doesn’t happen in Europe.
I Outsourced All My Most Mundane Personal Tasks to IndiaIt was a disaster.
Smart Concept, Not-So-Smart WatchThe Pebble, the best-funded project in Kickstarter history, is kind of a dud.
How to Amazon-ify the Washington PostJeff Bezos shouldn’t just keep it for himself.
Welcome to the DongleGoogle’s Chromecast is fast, cheap, and ready to take over the world.
Inbox HeroThe new Gmail is the best thing to happen to email since the old Gmail.
The MOOC That RoaredHow Georgia Tech’s new, super-cheap online master’s degree could radically change American higher education.
Unlike MeI went through my entire Facebook history, and I’m considering unfriending myself.
Give Me Back My iPhone!Android is a wonderful operating system. But most Android phones are crap.
The Stupidest Thing Apple Ever DidA federal judge swats the ghost of Steve Jobs and hands Amazon a win in the battle for the e-book market.
Sugar ComaCandy Crush teaches me nothing and steals my time and money. I can’t stop playing it.
Strong ARM TacticsMeet the most important tech company you’ve probably never heard of.
Lazy Shoppers, Rejoice!Square Market creates an Amazon-like online presence for local stores.
Fear of a Black HatEvery revelation about Edward Snowden should only deepen our concerns about our private data.
Netroots Nation Is Not SurprisedThe online left saw PRISM coming. Do they have a plan to do something about it?
Going CourtlessThe NSA searches its mass database of phone records without real judicial oversight. That’s unacceptable.