News

A Two-Centimeter Implant Could Change Your Health Forever

How many times have you forgotten to take your meds? Alessandro Grattoni's new developments in nanotechnology could mean that will never happen again.

8:00am By Alice Levitt

Bit by Bit

These 'Civic Hackers' Are Creating Tools to Improve Life in the Bayou City

Houston’s got problems? Maybe data is the answer.

05/12/2017 By Amber Tong

Ice House

Could Electricity Cure Treatment-Resistant Depression?

UTHealth and the Menninger Clinic's Center for Brain Stimulation are reviving research once considered controversial.

04/17/2017 By Alice Levitt

To the Rescue

Save the Data: Houstonians Join a National Effort to Archive Federal Data Sets

A one-day event highlights a new form of community action that you can join at home.

03/10/2017 By Amber Tong

News

Could Solar Power Ever Catch up to Oil and Gas in Houston?

These believers in the energy of tomorrow say yes.

02/20/2017 By Adam Doster

Rodeo 2.0

The Rodeo Has Gone High-Tech, Y'all

Dust off your boots and charge your phones — you're going to want to use the HLSR's new rodeojis and cowboy photo filters.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Travel Tech

Get a VR Headset for Christmas? Take a Virtual Trip

Imagine visiting any place in the world and flying there faster than Superman.

12/26/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Best High Schools 2016

Dream Catcher: Meet the Man Who Helps Students—and Their Parents—Achieve Success

Local expert Ibrahim Firat on choosing the right school, tutoring over Skype, and why your teenager should be on LinkedIn.

09/19/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Technology

The Good, Bad and Even Better of Xfinity's New Smart Home Services

It's all about cameras, customization and control.

07/14/2016 By Phylicia Sneed

Dating

Tinder Is the Night

Online dating has become a game. Here's how to win.

07/06/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Travel Tech

As P2P Takes Over Travel, Ride-Sharing Gives Way to Meal-Sharing and More

Why book a hotel when you can rent someone's igloo? Or stay on someone's couch for free?

03/21/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Quick Hits

Houston Gets a Snazzy New Snapchat Filter

The candy-colored graffiti banner couldn't be more Bayou City.

02/10/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Performance Art

Restless Finger Syndrome

DiverseWorks latest exhibition, What Shall We Do Next?, looks at how technology and advertising are shaping how we think.

01/08/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Strike A Pose

Beyoncé's Stylist Wants to Raise Your Selfie Game

The Ty-Lite phone case is designed to make your selfies more beautylicious.

01/06/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Downloads

Our 10 Essential Travel Apps

Going abroad? Time to pack your phone.

04/22/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Arbitrary Criticism

Is the Apple Watch Smarter than Me?

I, for one, welcome our new sentient smartwatch overlords.

03/10/2015 By Catherine Martin

Travel Tech

How to Power up Overseas

Ensure you can preserve all the memories you make in foreign lands

02/11/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel Tech

Traveling For the Holidays? There's an App For That

From languages to prices, these apps break down your travel barriers.

12/22/2014 By Bill Wiatrak

Dance

Blurred Lines at Dazzling Freneticore Performance

New show by the innovative Houston dance company explores our relationship with technology.

04/02/2014 By Alese Pickering

Logging Off

Camp in the Social Media Age

It’s not just kids who miss their iPads—parents, too, are suffering from technology withdrawal.

03/03/2014 By Peter Holley