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iOS app Kite brings a new way to get and share the news

Part mobile browser and part social network, Kite lets you read and share news on your iPhone or iPad.

By June 17, 2015


Score some seriously good e-book deals

From the Cheapskate: Google Play is offering a boatload of excellent titles for $2 or $3 each. And Amazon is matching most of them.

By August 28, 2015


String theory: Amazing video is made from one piece of yarn

A group of YouTube filmmakers rearranged a 25-foot-long piece of yarn 703 times. Why? Because art.

By May 16, 2015


Kite Patch makes you invisible to mosquitoes

This lightweight patch can keep blood-sucking bugs away and could prove key in the global battle against malaria.

By July 19, 2013


First 'Spectre' trailer hints at 007's deep, dark secrets

The new James Bond film trailer picks up right where "Skyfall" left off, but this time it looks like the film will delve into the hidden darkness of Bond's past.

By March 27, 2015


'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015


Google X acquires kite-power startup Makani

The research unit's "focus on real atoms, not bits" is expanding to include the startup's work on tethered flying wings that are designed to generate 600 kilowatts of power.

By May 23, 2013


The ultimate iPhone 6 drop test... from space

One of Apple's latest froze up on its way up to the stratosphere, but you'll want to see if it broke up when it came back down.

By January 15, 2015


Video games aren't all guns and gore; artistic titles are on the rise

When it comes to setting themselves apart, small studios have one especially effective tool in their arsenal.

By November 23, 2014


Livestream livens up GoPro with broadcasting in real time

Adrenaline junkies take GoPro cameras almost anywhere. Livestream is taking them live, with an iOS app update that widens the possibilities for as-it-happens online video.

By October 6, 2014