Tech Updates: App Store Celebrates 5 Years, Google Maps Harry Potter and more

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Garmin can turn any smartphone into a Heads Up Display with their new $130 gadget.

Emergency Alert Systems are apparently easily hacked. Watch out for bogus reports of Zombies taking over the world.

Volkswagen unveils the XL1, a really odd looking car that gets 262 miles to the gallon.

Google Maps Street View can now take you to Diagon Alley, from inside the world of Harry Potter.

Apple is celebrating 5 Years of the App Store by giving away some free apps. My pick is Barefoot Atlas for the iPad, grab it while it’s free.

You can now search in useful new ways on Facebook. Their so-called Graph Search is rolling out to all US accounts. Try a search for “restaurants my friends like in San Francisco” or “photos of my friends in 2007.” Also, now is a good time to check your privacy settings.

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