You may know Kickstarter, the popular site where people pitch their ideas to strangers to raise money for the projects. It's great for investing in inspiring work -- and shopping for unusual gifts. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on similar sites.
The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.
The crowdsourced traffic app owned by Google will now display alerts for missing children.
For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.
iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.
The affordable Puppy Bluetooth pet tracker uses your friends, family, and neighbors' smartphones to locate your lost dog.
Technically Incorrect: Hundreds of Miami police officers allegedly log on to the app and register false locations, thereby being able to still surprise drivers. There's only one problem: there's no evidence.
Yelp pays $134 million for the food-ordering and delivery app, so users don't have to "cook, shop or wear pants."
The Finnish mobile device startup is back with a Sailfish OS tablet that doubles the storage space of its first crowd-funded slate for just a little bit more cash.
With Invisible Girlfriend and Invisible Boyfriend, you can show off a make-believe mate to get family and friends off your back. Crave's Bonnie Burton explains why that's so tempting.