How To Face Your Browser History

"Iconic History" turns your browser logs into a towering, ever-growing wall.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

The Unstoppable March Of Time, As Told By Emoji

Emoticons as lyrics. It works!

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Facebook Will Now "Maintain The Visibility" Of Dead Users' Profiles

Facebook will no longer make dead users' profiles private, to "[respect] the choices a person made in life."

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Google's Experimental Phone Has 3D Vision

"Phone" seems like the wrong word, maybe? A Kinect in every pocket!

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Why Facebook Had To Have WhatsApp

The messaging service is hugely popular outside the U.S., with over 450 million users. Facebook just bought the only app that could truly call itself a Facebook killer.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

The Battle To Become Your Next Homescreen

It's 2014. Do you know where your homescreen is? The most popular apps on your phone are fighting a different battle than you think.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

A Brilliant Idea For How Car Touchscreens Should Work

Ever notice how car computer interfaces are incredibly distracting to use? Designer Matthaeus Krenn and his eyes-free concept.

John Herrman • 5 years ago
John Herrman • 5 years ago

Flappy Bird Is Gone. This Game Will Save Your Life.

Flappy Bird's creator says he's had enough: he pulled his game from the App Store. But don't worry, addicts! Badland is here to save you.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

The Return Of The Anonymous Internet

Social networks put identity at the center of our online lives. Is it too late to turn back?

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Welcome Back To The Age Of The News Portal

Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary by turning the clock back 16 years. While the internet's biggest websites try to figure out what comes next, they're retracing their ancestors' steps.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Facebook's Nuclear Advantage

How Facebook spent over $100 million to keep the next big smartphone apps a secret.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

What Happened To The New Internet?

The movement to make a quieter, cleaner, more exclusive web — and what's left of it.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Meet The Man Who Got Inside Snapchat's Head

How a young social media theorist and writer in Brooklyn became one of the company's most influential advisers.

John Herrman • 5 years ago
John Herrman • 5 years ago

Apple Almost Built A Chain Of "Cybercafes" In The 1990s

"The time is right." The stores, which would sell food and provide "net access," were planned for London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, and Sydney.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Welcome To The Net Neutrality Nightmare Scenario

Net neutrality advocates just lost their biggest battle yet. Welcome to "Internet 3.0."

John Herrman • 5 years ago

The Curious Case Of Yahoo's App Reviews

Summly founder Nick D'Aloisio, in an interview with Yahoo's David Pogue, touted his new app's positive reviews. But who's writing them?

John Herrman • 5 years ago

Facebook Knows All Your Posting Tricks — And How Well They Work

Paste if you agree! Facebook names (and shames?) users' most powerful tricks.

John Herrman • 5 years ago

CES 2014 Is Turning Into A Funeral For 3D

For some technologies, the Consumer Electronics show is like a hospital. The place you're born, and the place you'll die.

John Herrman • 5 years ago