Articles By Sarah Jacobsson

Google acquires Toronto-based social gaming firm

Google shows no signs of stopping its social networking start-up shopping spree--it acquired social gaming service SocialDeck on Monday. The acquisition was announced Monday via the SocialDeck blog. It is Google's fifth acquisition

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Inexpensive ways technology can keep your home life happy

For every household nuisance, you can find a dedicated and--surprise, surprise--expensive product to fix it (usually in The Sharper Image catalogs). For instance, you can buy a bird-scarer to keep pigeons off your

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Woman who ‘didn’t know how to look both ways before crossing street’ sues Google for bad directions

Search Engine Land, the news and information site that broke the story about how Lauren Rosenberg was struck by a vehicle and is now suing Google, has an update to the story: it

Published on: June 3rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Lenovo’s S10-3t convertible tablet netbook suffers from identity crisis

If you love the idea of a portable tablet PC, but can't really come to grips with the lack of a physical keyboard on such devices, Lenovo's S10-3t is here to help. This

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Lightning, Thunder, Flash, Aero – Dell’s upcoming Windows 7, Android phones

It looks like Apple isn't the only one losing control of its smartphones --Engadget reports that a slew of Dell handsets were leaked on Wednesday, including a high-end Windows Phone 7 handset (the

Published on: April 23rd, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Future of TV goes beyond HD and 3D

Television has changed a lot over the years--from black-and-white tube sets to Technicolor consoles to plasma and LCD high-definition TVs. But the medium is still evolving. Tech companies are producing bigger (yet thinner)

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Seven super-tough devices that can weather the worst disasters

You know that you should guard your expensive electronic equipment. You don't use your cell phone in the shower, you dive to catch a falling hard drive before it hits the ground, and

Published on: September 2nd, 2009 Sarah Jacobsson