• 12 Gifts To Inspire The Next Generation Of Coders

    Are you buying a gift for a budding coder or hardware hacker? Kids today are truly spoilt on this front, with a very wide range of specialized kit that offers to teach tech smarts in a fun and engaging way. This gift guide pulls together some of the best children’s gifts in this category right now. Read More

  • Facebook Gifts Get Charitable: You Can Now Give The Gift Of Donations To Your Friends

    Facebook Gifts Get Charitable: You Can Now Give The Gift Of Donations To Your Friends

    Facebook Gifts launched with the ability for you to buy something meaningful for a friend or family member on the social network. I’ve tinkered with it a bit and have bought a few gifts, including a bonsai tree and Starbucks gift cards. My mind immediately jumped to “wouldn’t it be cool if I could donate money to a charity on behalf of my friend for their birthday?”… Read More

  • Karma Founder Lee Linden Talks Social Commerce

    How The Karma App Makes Gift-Giving Slick And Social [TCTV]

    Karma, the gift-giving app made by the founders of TapJoy, made its official debut just two weeks ago. But with $5 million in funding from Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins and others, Karma has clearly caught the attention of some important people. So we caught up with co-founder and CEO Lee Linden this week to get a demo and see what all the hype is about. Read More

  • The Watch Buyer’s Holiday Gift Guide

    A guide for watch gifts this holiday season from a watch expert. Twelve categories and sixty watches for all budgets, with prices, and links to more information. It is the definitive place to start when interested in buying a new timepieces for yourself or others this year. Read More

  • When you want to care enough to send the best, but forget

    I mailed a birthday card out yesterday to a family member who’s birthday was, in fact, last week. I’m such a bad relation. I had the decency to include a check and a witty comment, but I know it’s going to be too little, too late. If only I could go back in time to yesterday, knowing what I know today. See, I just found out about cake in a jar! Boy howdy, would the lateness of… Read More

  • Geek Gift Guidance

    My buddy Owen wrote up his short list of geek gifts for 2008. His list includes some pretty interesting items.  I particularly liked this one: Algin and Calcic Algin and Calic are two additive ingredients for food that will let you do something called “Spherification” in a cooking discipline known as “Molecular Gastronomy”. The basic process is this: First, mix… Read More