Chris BrandrickContributor, PCWorld

Chris Brandrick is a freelance writer with an interest in all things tech, gadgets, and gaming.

Forget the Olympics: Lego and Twitter Power New Digital Games

Take some Lego and an Arduino board, then mix in some social networking, and you've got yourself a geeky alternative to the Olympics.

Fix This App: Facebook for iOS

Facebook's iOS app leaves a lot to be desired. We look at some of the app's biggest annoyances

3D Printer Uses Sugar to Create Blood Vessels

University of Pennsylvania and MIT researchers make use of a special sugar mix along with a custom 3D printer to create blood vessels.

Run a Retina MacBook Pro at Full 2880-by-1800 Resolution, Induce Eye Strain

Are your retinas ready? One avid Apple user reveals how to run the new MacBook Pro at its highest resolution of 2880-by-1800 resolution without any scaling.

Oven Lets You Send Text to Start It, Won't Keep Your Souffle From Falling

A new high-end oven lets you get things cooking before you get home, thanks to a built-in SIM card.

Wi-Fi-Blocking Wallpaper Keeps Your Signal In, Intruders Out

Worried about others leaching off of your Wi-Fi network? New wallpaper created by French scientists hopes to solve your problems by blocking Wi-Fi signals.

Gifture lets you make animated GIFs on the fly, party like it's 1999

A new app for iOS lets you turn your photos into animated GIFs. We talk withthe developer, and take it for a spin.

This Automated Dorm Room Is Ready For Romance, Parties, and Studying

One UC Berkeley student customized his dorm room so it's ready for any situation at the push of a button.