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Technology: June 2012 Archives

3-D Printing Explained

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

If you want the perfect suit or dress, nothing beats having one tailor-made, according to your exact measurements. A new tech company called Shapeways is applying that thinking to what's known as 3-D printing. You send them a digital blueprint for almost any kind of object, and they'll build it and mail it to you. Anshuman Iddamsetty explains.


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Domain Name Game-Changer

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Top level domains, such as .com or .net, are the basic signposts of the internet. Now, the organization that manages them is accepting applications for NEW names. Tech columnist Anshuman Iddamsetty explains why it matters.

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Online Map Wars

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

If you own a smartphone and need directions, your onboard map is your best friend. Google supplies most of the world's smartphones and tablets with that crucial service. But now Apple has announced its own map service, and it's booting Google from all of its mobile devices. Anshuman Iddamsetty has that story.

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