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A Home Away From Search: Why Google Bought Nest

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Google on Monday announced its intent to purchase Nest Labs for $3.2 billion. Here's why Nest and firms like it build Google a nice post-search home.
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CES 2014: Escort PASSPORT Max Digital Radar, Laser Detectors Forge Ahead

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Escort showcased its new and purely digital radar detector, the PASSPORT Max, at CES 2014. Here's a deep tech dive from our Mike Olsen.
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CES 2014: FLIR Thermal Imaging, Get Your Amateur Mythbuster On

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Thermal imaging company FLIR took to CES 2014 to unveil FLIR One, a personal thermal camera accessory for the Apple iPhone 5 and 5S. Details here.
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CES 2014: Samsung Smart Home, Google VP9 Kickstart Show

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CES 2014 starts Tuesday. But on Monday, Samsung, Google and other tech companies got a jump on things and announced new products early. Here's what's up.
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Google Chromecast Update, New Google Play Edition Devices from Sony, LG

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Two new Google Play Edition devices are at Google Play: LG's G Pad 8.3 tablet and Sony's Z Ultra G smartphone. Here's what's inside -- plus Chromecast upgrade news and 10 new apps. Read all about it. Watch for more analysis.
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Nintendo Wii U: Mike Olsen’s Holiday Gift Selection

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Don't be fooled by the promises of the Playstation 4 or the Xbox One, the Nintendo Wii U is the gaming system of choice this season, says our Mike Olsen.
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Game Over: How Feedly Already Won the Race to Replace Google Reader

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Feedly beat the competition to be the go to alternative for Google Reader. Here's how.
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Feedly Cloud, Digg Reader Move in on Google Reader Demise

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Our Mike Olsen with the latest on Digg Reader and the new Feedly Cloud. The imminent shutdown of Google Reader creates opportunity for competitors, developers and RSS addicts alike. Developing ...
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RIP Google Reader Infographics, Reactions, Analysis (all coverage)

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Mourning Google Reader? Here's all our coverage for you -- news, analysis, video, graphics, parodies and options to explore. RIP Google Reader. aNewDomain
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Google Buys Waze: Taking the Road Less Traveled

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Google's purchase of Waze might be its smartest buy yet, says our Mike Olsen. Here's what this cool little app adds to the Googleverse.
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