Stories by Jake Widman

Need a ride? 3 ridesharing and 2 taxi apps considered

The time to pick a ridesharing app for your phone isn't when it's dark and cold, there aren't any cabs to be had and you realize you'd really like a ride home. The time to download one is well before you need it.

Written by Jake Widman10 Jan. 15 02:10

5 mini projectors: A show wherever you go

Have a presentation or a favorite video hiding in your smartphone? One of these five mobile projectors will let you show off.

Written by Jake Widman09 May 13 11:01

In Pictures: Tech for geeks and students

Here's a bunch of goodies that will prove useful to students, self-respecting geeks and anybody who loves a good gadget.

Written by Jake Widman20 Aug. 12 08:59

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011: Clunky to cool

When I reviewed Microsoft Office for Mac 2008, I said the then-new version of the suite was "kind of like getting a new Chevy." In other words, it was a solid upgrade, but nothing to really get excited about.

Written by Jake Widman04 Nov. 10 03:50

IT's biggest project failures & what they teach us

Every year, the Improbable Research organization hands out Ig Nobel prizes to research projects that "first make people laugh, and then make them think."

Written by Jake Widman10 Oct. 08 11:03