| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:55 AM
If you're like me, you're paranoid about the smallest smudge or ding on your cellphone or its protective case. But an unexpected company might have a solution to help get rid of the scratches and dents that inevitably show up on your case.
As for the...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:17 PM
By Jim Gorzelany
In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Park Ridge residents and visitors may need to enjoy the city's 25-cents-per-hour parking rate while they still can.
That fee, which officials say is among the lowest in the North and Northwest suburbs, is almost certain to rise in the near future to...
| Aug 19, 2014
When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom.
After this school year, incoming freshman...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Traffic at the polls across South Florida has been relatively light so far on Tuesday.
Democrats today are picking candidates to run for governor and attorney general, and primary voters in both parties will pick nominees to run for Congress, County...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:26 AM
T-Mobile is cranking up the heat on AT&T, offering a new no-contract family plan offering 10 gigs of shared 4G data for four for $100 a month.
The carrier's new Simple Choice Family Plan offers unlimited talk, text and data with 10 gigs of 4G LTE data...
| Aug 10, 2014
ADT's chief innovation officer Arthur Orduña talks into his smartphone to check the security and lights at his Delray Beach home. The ADT app recognizes his voice.
"Security status" he says, receiving confirmation that all is well. "Light status," he...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:32 AM
Six Apple store employees at the Galleria mall are accused of teaming up to defraud the store out of nearly 600 iPhones worth an estimated half-million dollars, police said Wednesday.
Detectives began investigating the thefts this year when a regional...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Your laptop can do a lot more than help you write papers and check facebook. Want to see where your online time is actually being spent? Access a computer you left at home or in the dorm? Merge a group project into one document? Never lose any work...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:56 AM
With Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference one month away, it's a good time to turn our attention to what the company has planned in terms of software and services.
With sales of iPads potentially flattening out, analysts have been itching for the...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Will Americans, who are notoriously bidet-shy, embrace a $4,200 smart toilet with integrated washing system?
Yoshiaki Fujimori, chief executive of Japan's Lixil Corp., thinks so. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal this week, Fujimori said he...