Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Hello fellow app enthusiasts. This week was a good one for smartphone app stores across the board. An automation juggernaut makes putting your digital life on autopilot even easier. Sending short video messages is now as easy as texting. Sending email is as easy as texting. Sending texts is as easy as texting! Just… »2/26/15 3:03pm2/26/15 3:03pm


Sodavalves Let You Seal Off Your Soda Like a Submarine Hatch

It's a dilemma faced by sugar-water drinkers the world over. If you screw a lid back onto a soda bottle too tight it can be almost impossible to open. Too loose, and you risk losing all the carbonation. But these clever Sodavalves solve both scenariosby providing extra leverage for opening and sealing a plastic bottle. »9/04/14 9:19am9/04/14 9:19am

Powdered Beer and Soda Makes Roughing It Not So Rough

Contraptions like the SodaStream let you mix up your own carbonated beverages at home, but the devices are far from portable. And carrying a six-pack or bottle of soda when camping is extra weight you don't need. Thankfully an enterprising gent named Pat has created a powdered beer and soda alternative that can be… »8/09/12 1:40pm8/09/12 1:40pm

Sony/Universal's 'PoP' Machine Sells Blu-rays and PS3 Games, Not Delicious Grape Soda

You know what sounds really good right now? An artificially flavored fruit soda. But since we don't have one, we'll settle for the Sony and Universal joint venture called PoP. It's an "entertainment vending machine" that uses a touchscreen interface to sell and dispense Blu-rays, PS3 Games, DVDs, CDs, and movie/music… »11/03/08 9:45am11/03/08 9:45am