​Gifts for People Who Refuse to Embrace New Technology

My dear mom is in possession of a cellular phone—let's call it an iPhone—and yet you would not know it because she never picks up the cellular phone and because she frequently forgets the cellular phone at home. Just a couple weeks ago, she said something along the lines of, "What do I need a phone for?" » 12/18/14 6:10pm 12/18/14 6:10pm

A Pendant-Locked Secret Diary For a Generation Raised on Tablets

Long gone are the days when kids would keep their innermost thoughts and secrets hidden away in a diary. For the most part they're happy to share everything on Facebook and Twitter these days, and in the rare event they'd actually want to keep something secret, there's now an iPad app that protects their private… » 5/27/13 9:14pm 5/27/13 9:14pm

"Thin Is The New Pink" — And Other Things The MacBook Air Might Mean

"Thin is the new pink for laptops" proclaims the Wall Street Journal in response to yesterday's MacWorld unveiling of the HUGEST BIGGEST MOST EXCITING SUPERSLIM SKINNIEST $1,799 laptop ever. The MacBook Air, in case you're not a regular reader of the big brother blog that pays all our salaries, is thin. Very thin.… » 1/16/08 4:00pm 1/16/08 4:00pm

The Do's And Don'ts Of Chick Gadgets, According To 'Wired'

Here's another one to file under "duh": Women like technology, they just don't need it to be pink, reports Wired. 91% would prefer something sleek and sophisticated to something "feminine." Says Belinda Parmar, planning director at Saatchi, "Most women feel cheated when they walk into stores or see ads with baby-pink,… » 9/11/07 2:00pm 9/11/07 2:00pm