Each week we comb the web for our favorite tech stories and links. Here are a few we’ve enjoyed reading this week. We hope you like them too.

 

Last minute shopping like we are? Check our holiday tech guide for all sorts of awesome gifts, big and small, like these genius little headphone warmers.

Get a head start on the “Get in shape” resolution with these awesome fitness gifts recommended by our editor Liz at AlphaMom.

Spotify is now free on mobile. Get on that!

Well, here’s one DIY project for your 35mm film slides. Whoa.

Lots of fascinating opinions about Apple’s Christmas ad and how it portrays kids and technology.

Speaking of which, are we interfering with our experiences by stopping to document them with selfies, tweets, and texts? Love this piece.

Telus Twitter Panda Machine | Cool Mom Tech

This is a first: A  Twitter-powered vending machine. Look what it dispenses for a tweet (and for a good cause).

Was your credit card affected by the big Target data breach?

You won’t believe what happened to this woman while she was checking Facebook. Oops.