Switched On: The 2012 Switchies, Part 2

By Ross Rubin Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The last Switched On covered some of the major Switchie awards for the year, but there are many other products to recognize: The “Category’s Meow” Award for Best New Category Creation goes to Supermechanical’s TWINE, a small blue box that […]

Tech's biggest misfires of 2012

By Brian Heater You can’t win ’em all, right? Sure, 2012 saw its share of high points, but there were plenty of missteps along the way from companies both large and small. Unfinished products, serial delays, lawsuits and layoffs — after the break, we’ve got a list of some of the not-so-pretty moments in tech. […]