What Is Your Favorite Holiday Memory About Tech?

Christmastime holds some of the most visual memories of gadgets and gizmos, especially when I was kid. You're presented with a deluge of gifts that on any other normal day would make you faint from excitement, but during the holidays you channel that raw excitement into your voracious wrapping paper-tearing skills. » 12/14/14 5:00pm 12/14/14 5:00pm

Facebook Wants to Save You From Yourself and Your Drunk Selfies

Facebook is investing in artificial intelligence research to a potentially creepy end: The social network's top minds want to build software that can do anything from read your status updates to warn you when you're about to upload an embarrassing picture. Put another way, Facebook wants to stop you from uploading… » 12/10/14 12:30pm 12/10/14 12:30pm

What's Your Worst Holiday Travel Horror Story?

We all have one of those holiday travel stories. That time you got to the airport and realized you forgot to click the buy button on the ticketing site. That time you stepped onto the train platform and the zipper on your suitcase broke sending all of your sweaters onto the tracks. That time you got on a bus and your… » 11/25/14 6:20pm 11/25/14 6:20pm

10 of the Worst Reply All Screw Ups We've Heard

Last week we asked for your worst stories of accidentally hitting Reply All, those horrible moments when you realize that the thing you meant to send one person just went out to the whole office (or company, or family reunion thread, or other group of people containing at least one person who is going to be offended). » 11/24/14 5:41pm 11/24/14 5:41pm

Tell Us Your Worst Reply All Horror Story

There is no good outcome if you hit "Reply All" when you meant to reply to just one person. There are just varying degrees of humiliating consequences, from suffering the indignity of your coworkers simply thinking you suck at email all the way to getting fired for accidentally telling the entire company your boss had… » 11/21/14 3:52pm 11/21/14 3:52pm

Tell Us Your Worst Experiences Trying To Cancel Cell Phone Contracts

Here's a sad story: a UK woman brought her husband's ashes to a T-Mobile store after they refused to cancel the dead man's contract. That's an extreme case, but indicative of the nightmare some people have to go through to close an account. Have you ever had a hard time canceling a contract? Tell us about it. » 11/20/14 4:11pm 11/20/14 4:11pm

What Is the Craziest Black Friday Moment You've Ever Witnessed?

It all started innocently enough. I was just scrolling through my Twitter feed, minding my own business, and I saw it—the first story detailing a Black Friday deal. Cold sweats and anxiety set in immediately. My will is strong during the other 364 consumer-filled days of the year, but when Black Friday has these… » 11/16/14 7:00pm 11/16/14 7:00pm