Kids Get New Tablets Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Lock ’Em Down.

After $50 in Angry Birds purchases, I’m now the wiser.

Sony Updates Lens-Style Camera to Include Photo Gallery, Better Connectivity

Sony’s lens-style cameras might be a bit more intuitive now.

Jawbone Up24: Another Small Step for Activity Tracking

Jawbone’s new Up24 wristband now sends your step and sleep data to the iPhone wirelessly, so you don’t have to plug the band into the phone each time.

Livescribe 3, Jot Script and Pencil: Three “Smart” Pens for the Tablet Era

These iPad pens — and pencil — are bringing sexy back to styluses.
Jot Script

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Under Armour Buys MapMyFitness for $150 Million

Performance-gear maker Under Armour, which has been increasing its efforts in the digital-fitness space, has said it will acquire MapMyFitness for $150 million. Austin-based MapMyFitness makes a family of iOS and Android apps — MapMyRun, MapMyRide and MapMyWalk — that track workouts and allow people to share those maps through the apps. MapMyFitness claims over 20 million registered users.

With Anki, Toy Cars Cruise Into the New Age of Robotics

Every so often a new tech product comes along that is just plain fun. Anki is one of those.

New iOS App Memoir Jogs Your Memory With Old Photos

Memoir doesn’t just show you food photos and baby pictures in a news feed. It reminds you where you were in photos from the past.

iPhone 5c: Candy Colors With a Nice Price

The iPhone 5c’s improvements include longer battery life, better cellular-data capabilities, and a better front-facing camera.
The 5C iPhone comes in green, blue, yellow and pink, as well as white.

Quip Is Great for Collaborating, but Still a Word-Processing Work in Progress

Quip is a new cloud-based word-processing app for the mobile age. Can it replace more mature products?
Quip Desktop

E-Hailing Yellow Cabs Is the New Black … Or Is It?

In some markets, taxicab smartphone apps are changing transportation. But in New York, the apps are pretty useless.

Console Makers at E3 Weigh the Impact of Casual and Mobile Games

With August, Yves Behar Brings Fine Design to a “Smart” Door Lock

Meet the Dudes Behind Dots, the iPhone Game of the Moment

An iPad Dog-Whisperer (And Other Crazy Pet Apps)

House-Snooping App Homesnap Launches Website, Plans Android App

New Bluetooth Basketball Analyzes Your Shooting, Dribbling Skills

Three Running Apps to Shake Up Your Routine

Netflix, Redbox and More: What You Need to Know

In Activity-Tracking Race, Larklife Band Comes Up Short

Weighing In on Wi-Fi Scales

New YouTube “Capture” App Lets You Record, Share Directly From iPhone Screen

Flickr Jumps Into Mobile Photo Fray With New Insta-Hip Filters

iPad Mini, Nexus 7 Square Off in SquareTrade’s Drop-and-Dunk Test