Drexel Prof. Makes Philly Art Museum App

Mary Jo Grdina, an associate clinical professor in Drexel’s School of Education, has created a new iPad app that seeks to prove that “physics principles […]

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Philly Tech Week 2014 Signature Event

Philly Tech Week’s Signature Event was held at the Comcast Center on Friday, April 11th. It was part cocktail party, part local tech expo, and […]


VIDEO, GIFs: World’s Largest Tetris in Philadelphia

The first thing I saw after arriving at the end of the Ben Franklin Parkway was a man in a Tetris costume being interviewed by […]


Response: Women Aren’t at Philly Tech Week for You To Look At

“That Tech Girl Talk session? Seems pretty hot,” wrote Gene Marks in his article “The 56 Things You’ll Likely Overhear at Philly Tech Week” on […]


Interview: How Philly Tech Week Became an Institution

Christopher Wink isn’t yet on Philly Mag’s list of the city’s most powerful people (check out the newest issue!) but give it time. He’s a […]


The 56 Things You’ll Likely Overhear At Philly Tech Week

More than 20,000 people are expected to attend more than 140 events at next week’s Philly Tech Week. AT&T and Chevrolet are the big named […]


City to Turn N. 3rd Street into ‘N3RD Street’

Never doubt it: If they put their minds to it, develop a plan, and work really hard, a bunch of dorks can get new street […]


The New Google Maps: Philadelphia Edition

You’ll notice a bunch of new features about Google Maps today, which is officially rolling out its upgraded version. (Or you might not notice much, […]


The Robots Are Taking Over the Opera!

Remember a few days ago, when we were debating whether using Twitter was too much technology for opera? It was just the opening wave. The robots […]


Your Guide to Watching the Olympics Anywhere

The Olympics are here! Well, okay, they’re not quite the Olympics — these are the Winter Games, the not-so-beloved younger brother of the Summer Olympics. […]


5 Philly Companies That Accept Bitcoin

Technically Philly has a list up of local businesses that accept Bitcoin (aka the plaything of the Winklevii) in exchange for goods.

Be Well Philly

Greatest Invention Ever? The Smartphone-Controlled Crock Pot

Cooking just got a whole lot easier, thanks to Belkin’s amazing new smartphone-controlled Crock Pot. Yes. A SMARTPHONE CONTROLLED CROCK POT. No more asking your […]


No One Should Feel Bad for Michael Bay After He Lost His Cool in Vegas

Am I the only one annoyed with Michael Bay? Bay is a Hollywood producer and director, known mostly for his work on films like Armageddon […]


The Six Biggest Tech Trends of 2014

Every year in January — after they’ve shaken off the holiday hangovers and said goodbye to the in-laws — thousands of technology professionals, application developers, […]


How to Get Mark Cuban to Invest in Your Start-Up

Inc. has an item of 26-year-old Temple grad Adam Lyons, who convinced Dallas Mavs owner, tech investor, and ugly jersey-wearer Mark Cuban to invest $3 million […]