After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.
Scientists are developing a method of controlling the flight muscles of moths wirelessly, instantly introducing a new term to the vocabulary of technophobes: the mothpocalypse.
Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology that lets mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.
In China, a woman's husband and her mother-in-law are overcome by the stench of a cesspit, all because a brand-new phone was feared lost.
Bartman and Fallout Boy to the rescue! The second wave of Lego "Simpsons" minifigs -- including exclusives like Comic Book Guy and Professor Frink -- debut May 1.
Reporters' notebook: The annual technology, film and music confab showed us that brands have money to blow, and a tiny app can still make a name for itself when the tech industry converges on Austin, Texas.
With throngs of people running around from event to event during the South by Southwest festival, there's bound to be some dying phones. Luckily -- from Saint Bernard dogs to solar gas pumps -- there's no shortage of ways to solve that problem.
From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.
For anyone who likes to read, play or, um, use a Mac, there's a great bundle to be had.
Movie prop maker Tim Baker and his team make the ultimate canine home worth begging for -- a floating balloon doghouse from the Pixar movie "Up."