Beauty Shots: Technology to Drool Over

Take a gander at some of the most gorgeous tech of the year from the 2010 Industrial Design Excellence Awards.


Our Research Methodology: Best Places to Buy

We called, we shopped, and we checked out the Websites to find and rank the best places for buying tech gear.


How to Make New Stuff From Your Piles of Obsolete Tech

A new book shows you how to make usable items from old PCs, cell phones, scanners, printers, and other dead tech gear.


The Geek Atlas: Terrific Tech Shrines That Every Geek Should See

This new book outlines the best places in the world for nerds and geeks to visit before they die. We selected some favorite places, including the HP Garage, the MIT Museum, and da Vinci's last home.

Online Confessions: The Web Bares Its Soul

Fabricated sex stories, girlfriend rants, coworker pouts, and angry threats. Take our guided tour of the Internet's sins and secrets.

Tech Gadgets: The Top 11 Stocking Stuffers

If you have from $13 to $80 to spend on your favorite tech geek, we've got ideas in the categories of fitness, music, travel, cool tools, unusual gift cards, and more. Let's go shopping.


Lame Blogs Needed

We picked our 11 favorites but bet you can name more bad blogs.

Wanted: Black Friday Shopping Tips

Seeking your good tips, tricks, advice, or horror stories about coping with tech shopping on the day after Thanksgiving.

Eight Crazy E-Mail Hoaxes Millions Have Fallen For

E-mail fills our in-boxes with come-ons to see celebrities naked and to get rich quick. Even though we know deep down that these are fakes, why do we contine to think, 'Maybe?'