| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The travel portion of any road trip was often something to dread. Children chanting the incessant "are we there yet?" could push adults to the brink of insanity. Luckily, today's road trippers have a number of devices at their disposal to help keep...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:21 AM
By Paula MacPherson
The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I’m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button.
Some of it requires no effort on the part...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Do you want the latest in in-car entertainment, but don’t want to fork out the dough at the dealership for a higher-level trim? Pioneer is hoping your answer is yes.
Like Ford’s Sync, Toyota’s Entune, Chrysler’s Uconnect and...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:48 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Last year’s complete redesign – redefinition might be more accurate – of the Ford Explorer was a great success. Sales rose 125 percent. To accomplish this, Ford transformed the Explorer, taking it from a truck-based...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars.
For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Does your preschooler yearn for outer space? The Virginia Air & Space Center can help with that.
This summer, the center in downtown Hampton will launch a new permanent exhibit called Space Racers: Adventures in Space Exploration, designed for kids ages...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:27 PM
You want to think that when a person has lived a robust life, her death won't sting as much. But on Wednesday when I learned of the great poet Maya Angelou’s passing, that life well-lived didn't make me feel any less heartbroken.
One of my first...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:09 AM
It’s been a busy week for Lockheed Martin. The defense contractor named three new executives, announced acquisition of a Titusville company and celebrated science and engineering education at its Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando:
| May 29, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Over the last few years, the White House has been shrinking the budget of one of the most important agencies in the United States: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
NASA is one of the few government programs that benefit almost every...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Regarding the article "Google Reveals Plans For Self-Driving Car" [May 29, Business]: Google is way ahead of the curve -- including its own. I have yet to go on Google Maps for a specific address and get the proper location. Two houses I have owned have...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:49 PM
With much fanfare, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry NASA astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station.
Standing before a crowd of journalists and SpaceX...