Why the Cable Guy Can't Keep an Appointment Like the Rest of the World

Your new pad is ace. All it needs now is cable. Easy! You'll be all set in no time; just take a vacation day and wait for some dude to show up and run a line to a box. What? More »

HP Killing webOS Devices

HP just announced that it's killing off its line of webOS devices. A terse line in a press release from the company today reads "HP reported that it plans to announce that it will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones." More »

Why the Government Won't Protect You from Getting Screwed by Your Cable Company

You hate your cable company, right? Seems like everyone does. Cable television routinely scores lower in customer satisfaction than just about anything else-including congress. More »

Goodbye webOS: The Greatest Phone You'll Never Use

The awesome little phone that could, webOS, is dead. Discontinuing all phones and tablets, HP intends to "explore options to optimize the value of webOS software." If that's not murder, then it's certainly lobotimizing, de-limbing and leaving webOS in the middle of an ocean. More »

AT&T's New Text Plan Overcharges You by 10,000,000 Percent. Literally.

AT&T's killing their $10/1,000 text plan. Now, you'll have to choose between $20 for unlimited, or forgo a plan and pay $0.20 per message. AT&T calls this "streamlining." We call it what it is: an outrageous, gigantic scam. More »

Unedited Thoughts About Technology Better Left Unposted

We just tried to send everybody home for the day. It's just Joe, Barry, Jesus and me. And it's Friday. So fuck it.

How To Couchsurf and Not Get Killed

You've saved just enough for that ticket to Thailand but barely have enough cash left to pay for a mango smoothie, let alone a hostel. Fortunately you can now crash on a person's sofa using an online travel network. More »

Huge Truck Rams Out of Building's Top Floor in New York

Today at 9am, a NYC salt-spreading truck crashed through the wall of a Queens Sanitation Department repair shop. It might've been kinda neat if the truck weren't on a top floor—with a driver inside, screaming his lungs out. More »

Why in the Hell Is Everyone Stealing Copper?

Search the news for "copper theft" and look through the headlines. LOOK. Why are there so many stories? Stealing wire to sell the copper? From a cell tower? More »

The US Patent System Is Killing Innovation

HTC sued Apple over mobile patents today. Again. Pretty soon Apple will likely sue them back. Again. Shrug. Throw it on the pile. And while the patent Cold War continues to heat up, weep for the real casualty: innovation. More »