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Looks as if the list of things that Amazon doesn't sell just got that little bit shorter after the company started connecting people with local contractors. Customers in a handful of trial cities, including NYC and Seattle, can now use an Angie's List-style site to get tradespeople to visit your h...

November 25th 2014 at 1:58pm 0 Comments
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Mauritius is a minimalist island nation in the Indian Ocean, and from that tiny set of spots on the map comes a new Mac time-tracking application for anyone who needs to keep track of how much time they spend on tasks. Minco, now in public beta from Celmaro, is a minuscule Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard...

September 21st 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The Associated Press' Jessica Mintz notes that Apple increased its payroll by 48 percent this fiscal year, with most of the new employees starting at Apple retail stores. The data came from Apple's 10-K filing, an annual financial document required by law for public companies (Apple has not produce...

November 7th 2008 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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Apparently, the the artillery development budget for the US Navy is bursting at the seams, as the branch is complimenting the myriad of other dazzling weapons that it's collaboratively developing with a LGE-based rendition from Ionatron. The company, which focuses on developing "directed energy weap...

April 26th 2007 at 6:02am 0 Comments
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Although it's not exactly shocking to hear of yet another homeland security application that seems to border on Big Brother, Lockheed Martin's High Altitude Airship could keep an elevated eye on 600 miles of US countryside at any given time, and if all goes as planned, we'll have 11 of these things...

January 22nd 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a weekly column about the future of technology, multimedia, and digital entertainment: With months before "universal" versions of key applications are available, Apple should have probably released a revamped consumer notebook before its new MacBook P...

March 8th 2006 at 4:31pm 0 Comments