A few years ago, trying to move to an online-only existence wasn’t a practical option, but now long-serving web apps have grown more powerful and you can now do almost everything in a browser that you can do on the desktop (albeit in more limited form). Here’s our current picks for the best online apps out there.
We've got computer graphics software that's so powerful it can generate images that make it seem like dinosaurs are back. But they still can't compare to the simple satisfaction you get from making a really complex hypotrochoid or epitrochoid with a marker and some perforated gears. So Nathan Friend was kind enough to…
The GPS coordinates that are tagged to every picture taken with a smartphone (and many cameras) can be useful in all kinds of ways—finding shots from other people near your location or getting an overview of where your travels have taken you, for example.
A few weeks ago, we had a nice little chat where we described our proudest online accomplishments. It was fun! But now it's time we cut ourselves back down to size. Today, we'll be admitting our biggest online fails.
Have you ever been working on something, a special project or something outside the realm of normal day-to-day work stuff, and you find yourself totally stuck? As in, you have absolutely no idea what to do next? Google wants to help.
With clear skies and rising temperatures around the country, the summer travel season is nearly upon us. And unless you've got money to burn or a first-born to offer, now's the time to book your travel plans. Here's how to get away without breaking the bank.
So, you like drinking wine, but hate heading outside to get more of it? Good news: You can now buy wine from Amazon. It's a perfect mix of internet and alcohol. But is any of it any good?
Just getting a job in this economy is difficult enough. Getting one with a liberal arts degree is simply masochistic. Don't spend half a decade and thousands of dollars only to join the rest of the English majors busking in a subway. Instead, educate yourself with these valuable, respectable, and totally free online…
We all need love, and finding someone with common interests is pretty key to making that happen. Why risk ridicule from wearing a Worf mask in your Match.com profile picture? You want site where your geekiness isn't judged, but celebrated.
Etsy is clamping down: drug paraphernalia, human remains and "hazardous materials" are no longer allowed. [PC Mag]
Tokyo Flash, the Japanese watchmaker with a flair for optical extravagance, has just released its newest user submitted design—the Kisai Online.
Technology pervades our lives. But while many writers argue that such a phenomenon should see us rebel and take time away from our gadgets to experience some notional "real life", Nathan Jurgenson has other ideas. Instead, as he sees it, there is no offline any more.
Amazon has dabbled in selling clothes online for a while, with limited success. Now, it's pouring money into its fashion division—and it won't be happy until it's filled your wardrobe.
It's been two years since Next Issue Media was first announced but the subscription-swapping, all-you-can-read digital news-stand is set to launch tomorrow.
Normally an unmitigated disaster on the scale of the Nexus One would normally give a company pause, but not Google. The search giant is jumping back into competition with Apple and Amazon with potential plans to hock Android tablets on its website.
Today, the Obama administration is to unveil a new Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, which it hopes to roll out in order to protect people's privacy online. The question is, can it work?
The thrill of finding the perfect pair of jeans online usually lasts until just after they finally arrive, and you realize you chose the wrong size. But a Berlin-based startup called UPcload wants to make online shopping easier with a webcam, a CD, and your perfect fit.
Google's not content with being just an online digital locker for your music, it wants you buy MP3s from it, too. A New York Times report suggests Google is looking to open an online MP3 store and is negotiating with the record labels to secure the necessary licensing agreements.
A new MTV-AP poll says that most teens and "twentysomethings" don't care if they read "nigger" online. As a twentysomething, I'm disappointed. As someone on the internet, I'm disappointed. As a human, I'm scared. We all should be.
Would you pay a fee to access a library of written content? A Netflix for the book-reading world? Amazon is apparently banking you might, as it was reported tonight by the WSJ that the online retailer was considering that option.