With Congress unable to work out a deal to keep America's doors open, sites for government agencies -- from parks to museums to the NSA -- sit idle. Here's a sampling.
Got 5 minutes to spare? Readtime for iOS queues up articles from Readability, delivering those whose length match the amount of time you tell it you have.
The severe storms that battered the US took out a host of web services this weekend.
Want to run a program only when you're away from your desk? Wish you could automatically mute your speakers when you're not around? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica shows you System Silencer, which can do all that and more.
Looking for a better way to memorialize your loved ones? Get photo prints with their ashes mixed in.
Wuala, Crashplan, and Gomez: Three ways to save money, if not the planet.
The final slide has been removed. The USAjobs.gov site is up and has not been affected by the federal shutdown.
The floating showroom leaves its original home alongside Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay and heads to the Port of Stockton, where Google is said to have signed a six-month lease.
Unfurlough.US was built in just 5 hours, and went live Thursday to help workers caught in the political crossfire of the government shutdown find some freelance gigs.
This keychain-friendly cable goes where you go for convenient charging and syncing of your iDevice. A Micro-USB version is in the works as well.