The Depression-Era TV of Tomorrow Had Home Shopping--And a Like Button

TV advertisers imagine that one day soon you might see a product on screen — say Don Draper's whiskey glass or Daenerys Targaryen's dress—and pause the program, click on the product and then instantly purchase it. Relatively primitive versions of this technology already exist, but the idea is far from new. Long… » 7/15/13 4:54pm 7/15/13 4:54pm

Canon Dolls Up Their First Designer Fax

For those poor souls who still rely on them, Canon is prepping the JX200, their first designer standalone fax machine that's been dolled up with smooth curves, glossy accents, and less junk in the trunk than your current fax box. It'll set you back $79 when it debuts later this quarter, though personally I kinda wish… » 1/18/07 12:31pm 1/18/07 12:31pm