Stephanie Mlot

Reporter at PCMag
Stephanie began as a PCMag reporter in May 2012. She moved to New York City from Frederick, Md., where she worked for four years as a multimedia reporter at the second-largest daily newspaper in Maryland. She interned at Baltimore magazine and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (in the town of Indiana, in the state of Pennsylvania) with a degree in journalism and mass communications.
Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble
Fitbit

Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble

As part of the deal, Pebble is expected to stop manufacturing its smartwatches.
Help Astronauts Poop in Space
NASA

Help Astronauts Poop in Space

Submit your ideas to NASA's crowdsourced competition for the chance to win $30,000.
Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter
Twitter

Twitter CEO Briefly Suspended From Twitter

Jack Dorsey chalked it up to 'an internal mistake.'
Panasonic's Multilingual Megaphone Translates as You Speak
Technology

Panasonic's Multilingual Megaphone Translates as You Speak

Simply speak into the microphone and the device takes care of the rest.
This Flexible Paper Helmet Just Won the 2016 James Dyson Award
Startups

This Flexible Paper Helmet Just Won the 2016 James Dyson Award

EcoHelmet could be purchased for less than $5 at bike rental locations and recycled after use.
How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries
Robotics

How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries

Protect your shoulders, back, and knees with this three-part MAX system.
Lyft Replaces Glowstache With Amp Dashboard Light
Make More Happen

Lyft Replaces Glowstache With Amp Dashboard Light

The ridesharing service is shaving off its iconic pink mustache.
Does Your Kid Have Trouble Sleeping? Confiscate That Phone.
Sleep

Does Your Kid Have Trouble Sleeping? Confiscate That Phone.

The mere presence of a media device in the bedroom can be enough to distract from a good night's slumber.
Ever Hear of Instapaper? Well Now Its Premium Read-it-Later Service Is Free.
Apps

Ever Hear of Instapaper? Well Now Its Premium Read-it-Later Service Is Free.

An infusion of cash from Pinterest has allowed Instapaper to ditch subscriptions.
Feds to Car Makers: Make Sure You're Ready for Cyberattacks
Cyber Attacks

Feds to Car Makers: Make Sure You're Ready for Cyberattacks

The DOT's best practices aim to reduce the probability of a cyberattack or mitigate a successful intrusion.
Google Taps Pixar, Onion Staff to Give AI Assistant a Sense of Humor
Google

Google Taps Pixar, Onion Staff to Give AI Assistant a Sense of Humor

The tech titan has reportedly hired joke writers to infuse the AI with a funny bone.
Why the PC Might Not See a Comeback
PCs

Why the PC Might Not See a Comeback

The longest downturn in PC sales history might not be a bad thing.
iPhone 6 Owners Sue Apple Over 'Touch Disease'
Customer Experience

iPhone 6 Owners Sue Apple Over 'Touch Disease'

The alleged design defect has left hundreds of iPhones unresponsive to physical contact.
D'oh! Now Samsung Washing Machines Are Exploding.
Samsung

D'oh! Now Samsung Washing Machines Are Exploding.

U.S. regulators are warning owners of certain top-load Samsung appliances of 'safety issues.'
Finally: Chinese Telescope to Hunt for Aliens
Technology

Finally: Chinese Telescope to Hunt for Aliens

The world's largest single-dish radio telescope went into operation on Sunday.