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Sarah is a freelance writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She has a love/hate relationship with social media and a bad habit of describing technology as "sexy."

Review: Roaming Fortress is a tower defense game with a twist

Roaming Fortress challenges you to defend a tower that’s—get this—strapped to the back of an animal.

Review: Otterbox's Defender series for iPad mini takes the ugly out of rugged

The Defender series case for iPad mini protects your device in relative style.

Vizio Thin + Light CT15T-B1 notebook review: A new HD touchscreen—and little more

The refreshed Thin + Light notebook delivers good performance, but this machine lacks pizzazz.

Review: Tumblewords is a cute iOS word game, but not ready for prime time

Tumblewords is a beautifully designed word game, but the gameplay could use a little work.

Review: Sportiiiis + Viiiiva puts fit tech on your face

Before Google Glass, there was Sportiiiis—an LED-based head-up display for athletes.

The cheapest Tesla you can buy is a 2013 Toyota RAV4 EV

Tesla partnered with Toyota to create the 2013 RAV4 EV, and it's an impressive car in many ways. Unfortunately it's also very expensive, especially considering the limited range.

Vizio CA27T-B1 review: A pretty all-in-one, good for everything except games

This AiO looks good and performs well, but Vizio needs to update its peripherals game and get with the discrete GPU program.

The 5 best alternative video chat apps—all completely free

No Facetime, Google Hangouts, or Skype? These third-party services pick up where the big-name chatting solutions leave off.

Review: Pad & Quill’s Graduate Edition for iPad mini is another book-style case for the shelf

This isn’t my iPad mini…it’s a book. A really boring book.

5 apps to help you get a great night's sleep

Modern technology beats drinking warm milk any day.

These are the 4 best Twitter clients for each smartphone OS

We picked our favorite free Twitter apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, and BlackBerry 10.

Review: STM's Skinny for iPad mini is slim, but not sleek

In this case, skinny doesn’t mean elegant.

5 insanely niche social networks to combat Facebook fatigue

Not all niche social networks are for job hunters and new moms. We give you five of the weirdest, wackiest sharing platforms you can find online.

Don't forget your umbrella (ella, ella) with these 5 free weather apps

Be ready, rain or shine, with these free weather apps

Review: Asus VivoBook S550CA offers Windows 8 and touchscreen in mainstream package

The Asus VivoBook S550CA is an affordable 15.6-inch touchscreen notebook with full Windows 8. While it falls short in media playback and battery life, it's still one of the better deals currently available.