Postal service

07.12.12
Daily iPad App: Owney: Tales from the Rails captures a piece of American history
07.12.12

Daily iPad App: Owney: Tales from the Rails captures a piece of American history

Did you know that the US Postal Service has a mascot and you can visit him at the National Post...

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05.11.12
USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas
05.11.12

USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas

The USPS has announced that it'll refuse to ship any gear containing lithium ion batteries oversea...

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01.22.11
Real-life mailbox mod tells your iPhone when you've got snail mail (video)
01.22.11

Real-life mailbox mod tells your iPhone when you've got snail mail (video)

Do you spend your days desperately awaiting credit card bills, coupons to Pizza Hut, and reminders...

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05.02.09
Postcards from the EDGE network
05.02.09

Postcards from the EDGE network

Two new apps both provide the same service to iPhone users -- sending postcards to U.S. addresses f...

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04.27.09
Chrysler aims to produce all-electric USPS pimpmobiles... er, minivans
04.27.09

Chrysler aims to produce all-electric USPS pimpmobiles... er, minivans

Have a look at that sweet piece up above and just imagine your mail being carted around inside. Go...

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11.21.07
GPS Letter Logger promises to keep tabs on mail
11.21.07

GPS Letter Logger promises to keep tabs on mail

It looks like the United States Postal Service is considering all its options for how it handles ma...

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06.26.07
"Spy Box" records journey through the postal system
06.26.07

"Spy Box" records journey through the postal system

We've always wondered what happens to a package when we drop it off at the post office -- and havin...

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05.03.07
Adgadget: Apple - flattered and photocopied
05.03.07

Adgadget: Apple - flattered and photocopied

We're pleased to introduce a new column today, Adgadget, a periodic editorial by Ariel Waldman about...

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04.04.06
Have Mario send your mail (via stamps from Japan)
04.04.06

Have Mario send your mail (via stamps from Japan)

Sure, old Mario has been known to paint, play professional sports, and even do some actual plumbing...

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