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In this year's NYC Big Apps 2.0 competition, there was a lot at stake for the developers behind the 57 app submissions. Not only were they up for cash prizes, but the recognition of their efforts to leverage the city's data mine for the public good was certain to boost their profile in Silicon All...

April 22nd 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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It's Earth Day. For 41 years, April 22nd has been a day to raise the awareness of people worldwide about the impact that they have on our planet. Our very own Megan Lavey-Heaton just provided a look at an eco-friendly laptop bag from Plaid Doctrine, and we review a surprising number of products th...

April 22nd 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Around the end of February, the good folks at Plaid Doctrine sent me one of their laptop bags to try for a week. These stylish, vintage-inspired bags are aimed at women who want a more elegant bag to carry in a professional setting. An extra bonus is that these bags are also eco-friendly: they'...

April 22nd 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The Week in Green is a new item from our friends at Inhabitat, recapping the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us. Today is Earth Day, so we're happy to have Inhabitat contributing this energy saving guide for you. Each day Engadget dishes the dirt on the latest g...

April 22nd 2010 at 5:16pm 0 Comments
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The Week in Green is a new item from our friends at Inhabitat, recapping the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us. Today is Earth Day, so we're happy to have Inhabitat contributing this How-to guide for us. Earth Day isn't just a time for Birkenstock-clad hippies...

April 22nd 2010 at 2:11pm 0 Comments
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I love clocks. My house is filled with different digital and mechanical clocks. I've always loved the Alien Clock, and I have an Atmos Clock I picked up on eBay a few years ago. Now a nice designer clock has made it to the iPad and today only it is free to commemorate Earth Day. click.clock HD pres...

April 22nd 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Those wily social media hounds over at Lenovo are at it again, this time teasing us with a crossword puzzle relating to a new "ThinkPad Series" of machines. Referencing our handy, and so far wholly accurate, leaked slide from February shows that the only Think-branded laptops not yet revealed are t...

April 15th 2010 at 7:31am 0 Comments
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As has become customary, NASA is celebrating Earth Day with some HD video on NASA TV. The broadcasts have been on all day until 2 p.m., and then from 4 to 7 p.m. EDT. Hit up NASA's website on the read link for details on how to tune into the satellite broadcast, or just check out the YouTube video...

April 22nd 2009 at 1:32pm 0 Comments
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This week Verizon announced it was including the YES Network in its package nationally (sans-Yankees games) in addition to all the VOD from last week. Expect those expansion announcements to start picking back up now that the Allentown, PA city council's approved FiOS TV for the area, however with...

April 18th 2009 at 7:03am 0 Comments