Sarah MitroffContributor, PCWorld

Sarah Mitroff is a tech reporter who loves gadgets, Android, pretty space photos, and all things Minecraft. She eagerly awaits the day when her entire home is automated.

Computer-Controlled Cyborg Yeast: Technology Meets Biology

University of California, San Francisco researchers create "cyborg cells" our of brewer's yeast that can be switched on or off.

Lego Minifigures Inspire Awesome 3D Street Art

This Lego-themed sidewalk art may be the geekiest such thing ever.

Poynt Review: A Terribly Cluttered Way to Search

Poynt offers users an ugly interface that delivers many search results but only very basic information.


Catastrophe Becomes Art With 3D Printing

British artist Luke Jerram has created a 3D-printed sculpture of the seismogram from the March 11 Japan earthquake.

Over-The-Top Halloween Light Show Is A DIY Masterpiece

This perfectly programmed music choreography turns a Halloween light show into a YouTube sensation.

Have a Nexus S? Get Your Hands on Ice Cream Sandwich Now!

Some fine folks over at XDA Forums and Android Central ported Ice Cream Sandwich to the Nexus S.

3D Body Scanner Takes the Perfect Measurements; You'll Never Buy the Wrong Size Again

A new 3D body scanner takes precise measurements of your body which can be used to help you find the right size online and in stores.

OmniTouch Turns Everything Into a Touchscreen

From table tops to the tips of your shoes, Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University want you to be able to touch them all.

DNA Art Brings a Whole New Meaning to Personal Portrait

DNA 11 makes art out of your DNA sequence, fingerprint, or kiss imprint, taking the idea of a personal portrait to a whole different level.

Yelp App Review: A Foodie's Best Friend

The Yelp Android app offers a clean interface with easy access to user reviews.

Localicious Review: Finding Local Search Results Has Never Been Easier

If you are looking for neighborhood-based, relevant business results in your quest to find a place to eat, shop, and more, look no further than Localicious.

Nook for Android Review: A Must-Have App for Avid Readers

Analysis: Reading and purchasing books on the go is easy with Nook for Android.

Manage Your Twitter and Facebook From One App With Seesmic

Seesmic allows users to manage their favorite social media accounts in one place; too bad it suffers from several issues and missing features.

Get in Shape With RunKeeper on Android

A great app to record exercise activities, though it may have a few GPS issues.

Google Shopper App for Android Makes Shopping Easy

Google Shopper is a clean, easy-to-use app that gives you all the product information you're likely to need for quick comparison shopping.