| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Consumer electronics chain RadioShack Corp., a strip-mall staple for decades, had another difficult quarter as income tumbled 79% amid competition from Best Buy Co. and slipping demand for consumer electronics.
Net sales for the quarter, which ended Dec....
| Feb 23, 2012
Weddings have traditionally been all about the bride. But experts say male participation in all things "I do" is on the rise — which could be a good thing.
"Over the last year, I've definitely seen more grooms getting involved in the process," said...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:25 AM
With Apple expected to announce the iPad 3 on Wednesday, we’re on rumor patrol here at the Technology Blog.
The latest buzz is that Apple will not raise prices for the highly anticipated tablet and will keep its current pricing structure for all...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Feeling desperate for a quick and easy way to get a relatively healthful dinner on the
table? Consumer Reports says look no further than your supermarket freezer! Its test
kitchen found several delicious, healthful choices that will keep your family and...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After leafing through home-design magazines and tabloids with the latest Kardashian news, I finally arrive with my groceries at the front of the checkout line. The cashier and bagger, both so fresh-faced they could be extras in a Mountain Dew commercial,...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:50 PM
To find the very best laundry detergent, Consumer Reports went to work washing hundreds of loads of laundry. Its latest tests cover almost 60 detergents, including some new types that are heavily advertised.
For conventional top-loaders, Consumer...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:15 PM
How come the citizens of Burbank could keep a Whole Foods market from coming to Main and Alameda due in part to traffic, but we can't keep Walmart out of the Empire Center area for the same reason “Walmart greenlights store,” Sept. 17)?
| Sep 30, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The Orlando Sentinel Facebook Like Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 9:00 A.M. ET on October 3, 2011 and ends at 9:00 A.M. ET on October 24, 2011 ("Sweepstakes Period"). This Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering,...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:52 AM
Even before yesterday's news of the death of Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder often was compared to another American inventor and creative force, Thomas Edison.
With respect to Mr. Edison, there was another man who seemed to be an equally creative...
| Oct 7, 2011
Q: I have a Microsoft Windows XP desktop computer. It is 9 years old ... still works, but I would like to update.
I like the feel of a desktop (used mostly for searching the Net, e-mail, burning CDs) but do not want the wires, speakers, etc., that come...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The iPhone 4S will arrive at retail stores across South Florida on Friday. If you plan on picking one up, you should have a purchasing battle plan in place.
The latest iPhone will go on sale at carrier stores – AT&T, Sprint, Verizon – as well...