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How to Battle Stress and Improve Mental Wellness With Technology

You were late on taxes, your side project is slowly dying, your friends are driving you nuts, you need to hit the gym, and your cat just puked on your favorite sweater. Like in any other situation, technology is here to save the day. 

8 Ride-Sharing Apps That Are Cheaper/Nicer/Eco-Friendlier Than Uber

Getting to work. For many in the city, it's still the same old hassle it’s always been. If you don’t have a plush tech bus at your disposal, perhaps it’s time to check out some of the new ride-sharing startups that are paving the way for a better commute.

Introducing the Switch, aka The Netflix and Chill Button

What if, at the flip of a single switch, you could turn down the lights, order your dinner, silence your phone, and queue up a movie? Nerds, rejoice: At this year's World Maker Faire, Netflix debuted its prototype for “The Switch.” 

5 Apps that Make Owning a Car in San Francisco So Much Easier

As most San Francisco drivers know, owning a car in the city can be a real pain. From filling your tank to fighting your parking tickets, these local apps are here to offer a solution to the constant frustration. 

At New Tech Museum Exhibit, Your Body Is the Work of Art

A new permanent exhibit at San Jose's Tech Museum of Innovation, Body Metrics, a highly original and completely interactive exhibition (hint: you'll be asked to wear a sensor), asks the billion-dollar question: How can technology really, truly improve our lives?

San Francisco's Most Delicious Instagram Accounts

Instagram is more than just a photosharing app—it gives people a glimpse into the lives and worlds of each of its individual users. Put the app in the hands of restaurants and chefs, and you can expect a very delicious, mouth-watering glimpse. Here are our favorite Instagram accounts from local chefs and restaurants in San Francisco.

There Goes the Town: Uber Is Moving into Oakland's Sears Building

After years of speculation over who would gobble up the massive, iconic Sears building in the middle of Uptown Oakland, Uber has announced a purchase. 

Welcome to the World of Organic Farm-to-Front-Door Cannabis

It’s a mellow Friday afternoon in the rugged hills of Oakland. Water trickles in the koi pond on a tree-shaded deck, and a Wheaten terrier chills at our feet. Could this day get any better? Well, there are also six grams of organic cannabis, fresh from a farm in the Emerald Triangle, en route via courier to our front door. An email confirmation says, “We hope it puts a smile on your face.” 

We Wanna Be Friends With Susan Bennett, the Voice of Siri

With the recent launch of Apple's newest generation of iPhones, we started to wonder, exactly who is Siri? 

What to See at San Francisco Fashion Week

With the Bay Area being the epicenter of technology and all, it's little surprise that our petite local fashion world often gloms onto big tech in Silicon Valley for headline-grabbing collaborations. This year's San Francisco Fashion Week, sponsored by San Francisco Fashion and Merchants Alliance, Inc., is billing itself as the SXSW of Fashion, with the hashtag #DisruptFashion.

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