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Jason Snell answers a surprisingly common question: How do you save random audio files so they can be played back in a podcast app?
Volkswagen gets ready to premiere its FahrvergiPhonenugen, the problems with MobileMe finally get laid at the feet of the man responsible, and Apple extends a helping hand in China.
Forecast.io is not only a great way to view your real-time and weekly weather forecast; it's one of the best Web app implementations I've ever seen.
Without the endorsement of the big technology firms that helped with the SOPA boycott last year, protests against CISPA aren't drawing the same support or attention.
Twitter Music is finally here, bringing along a slick interface, excellent music discovery chops, and—alas—a very short memory.
Microsoft execs are trying to convince people that Windows Phone is exciting, while Facebook picks up Apple's leftovers. Meanwhile, an Apple Store grows in Germany.
Yahoo and Apple may be the latest superhero team-up to hit Silicon Valley, while Apple could be considering plans to space-ify its retail stores. And Steve Jobs's life is translated into yet another genre.
Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.
The trend toward browsing from phones and tablets has helped some browser makers, dramatically in one case, but hurt others in the battle for usage share, data from a metrics firm showed.
The Internet has uncovered what appears to be Mark Zuckerberg's Angelfire website form 1999.
Every April 1, the Web explodes with nonsense. Here is a rundown of many of 2013's most creative pranks.
Wello is planning to bring one-on-one and group workouts to tablets, with the goal of offering an app for gaming consoles and TVs.
Amazon.com will acquire Goodreads, a website that recommends books.
The earthquake and tsunami that demolished northeastern Japan in 2011 left many thousands of its survivors cut off from their homes. But displaced residents of Namie-machi, a small town on the eastern coast of the Pacific that's still in an exclusion zone, can now at least get a present-day glimpse of their neighborhood, thanks to Google.