Though there's nothing extraordinary about it, the SX600 HS is a solid choice for snapshooters wanting a simple step up from a smartphone without sacrificing on-the-go sharing.
Where's My Water 2 is a fun sequel that is sadly overshadowed by a brutal freemium model that makes it impossible for me to recommend it to anyone.
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If you miss having a zoom lens, but don't want to add too much bulk and weight to your travels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very good choice.
On today's 404 episode we'll tell you how Microsoft is breeding the next generation of young exterminators; why you'll never see the words "massive," "epic," or "amazeballs" on Gawker sites ever again; and how seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can play a big part in crowdsourced local business reviews.
We usually stay clear of celebrity gossip, but hearing about James Franco getting caught inviting a 17-year-old to his hotel room on Instagram is too oily to ignore. We'll also tell you about the genius marketing strategy of Wu-Tang's next album and why it's well worth $5 million; the reason you should steer clear of Harvard's library; and what it looks like to physically enter someone else's social media feed.
Amazon throws their Fire streaming video box into the ring, a camera for pervy creepshots getting well-funded on Indiegogo, a brand new Homestar Runner cartoon after four years of radio silence, and there's a disease spreading on Tinder!
Changing typefaces on government printouts could drag us out of national debt, a Mommy app that checks in on you that you can also delete, debunking the trend of teens smoking coffee beans, why you can't put foil in the microwave, and a machine that can read your mind with creepy accuracy.
Google will put its employees under a microscope for the next 100 years, a pill that helps us learn like children, suspended animation comes to real life, and HTC did something super shady with their One M8 benchmarks!
Find out if your Android phone is infected with a secret to mine Bitcoin, LAX baggage handlers caught red handed (plus some travel hacks and pro-tips), a Kickstarter for filthy rich cinephiles, and the X-II chip brings mixtapes back in style.
Oh you thought weddings were expensive? You probably didn't hire a "social media concierge" for $3000. Yes, it's a thing. That story plus the world's first cybernetics-assisted Olympic games called the Cybathlon, an app that sends someone to the post office for you, and checking in with the Million Dollar Homepage 9 years after the fact.