Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Sarah is a freelance writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She has a love/hate relationship with social media and a bad habit of describing technology as "sexy."

Great Google apps you didn't know you needed

What those water resistance ratings like IP68 really mean

What those water resistance ratings like IP68 really mean

Is your "waterproof" phone designed for a white-water rafter, or just for someone who frequently forgets their umbrella?

10 rugged gadgets for surviving dirty, dangerous jobs

10 rugged gadgets for surviving dirty, dangerous jobs

These laptops, tablets, and even servers are built to take all the punishment the outside world can dish out

Go paperless or die trying: 15 tablet apps for ditching dead trees

Go paperless or die trying: 15 tablet apps for ditching dead trees

These apps make business processes totally digital, from storing documents to submitting expense reports

The top 15 Google Easter eggs of 2012

The top 15 Google Easter eggs of 2012

In case you missed any of Google's fun Easter eggs this year, such as the directions to Mordor or a playable Moog synthesizer, here's a rundown of the greatest hits

The ultimate Android tethering guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about connecting to the Internet on your laptop, tablet, or Wi-Fi-enabled device using your Android smartphone

10 ways to get the most from your Wi-Fi-only tablet

Use these tips to download books, make phone calls, and get other vital information -- all without investing in a data plan

Tech's biggest flops of 2012 (so far)

Tech's biggest flops of 2012 (so far)

The tech world moves so fast that you've probably forgotten about at least some of the big flops that have already happened this year. Here's a quick rundown to keep you in the loop

15 cool, incredibly tiny tech gadgets for your keychain

15 cool, incredibly tiny tech gadgets for your keychain

Forget superthin Ultrabooks that can fit in your purse -- these tiny gadgets can fit in your pocket with room to spare

Best of Google 2011: Gags, Easter eggs, pranks, and games

Best of Google 2011: Gags, Easter eggs, pranks, and games

Google spent time this year playing tricks on readers and amusing them with gags, Easter eggs, fake videos and Web pages, and, of course, the famous interactive Doodles

Controversial anti-piracy bill nears House approval: Why you should care

The Stop Online Piracy Act is close to being approved even though many security experts, Internet watchdog groups, and tech companies oppose the bill

Senator vows to topple anti-piracy bill with StopCensorship.org

Ron Wyden of Oregon claims both the SOPA and PIPA bills will do damage to the economy and restrict free speech

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