| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:17 AM
Along with the Big Breakfast and Big Macs, McDonald's Corp. has 50,000 new jobs on its national menu today.
Fifteen-hundred of those jobs are being offered in the Chicago area. (For a complete list of local jobs, click here.)
Read more at Chicago...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Anyone who loves their Blackberry is probably happily awaiting todays release of the companys first tablet, the Playbook.
Early reviews have been all over the map. The Blackberry Playbook will challenge the likes of Apple iPad and Motorola Xoom, and it...
| Apr 22, 2011
Hurricane season in Florida begins in less than six weeks, which means now is the time stock up on the gadgets and supplies that will help keep your home as safe as possible.
Storm experts predict a busy season with up to 16 named storms, including...
| Apr 29, 2011
A Costa Mesa woman has been sentenced to three years in state prison for her involvement in an identity theft ring that charged thousands of dollars in merchandise at Best Buy stores throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties.
Georgia Lichia Su, 41,...
| May 16, 2011
| 6:10 AM
This year we had an unusually high number of responses to our readers’ poll which tells us that our readers are more passionate than ever about the businesses and services that are available around town. And though you’ll probably find several...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:12 AM
For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart.
Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
| May 11, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall in Hampton Roads.
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began...
| May 19, 2011
| 8:39 AM
In His Crotch?
West Hartford police officers arrested a 24-year-old Unionville man at 2:30 p.m. on May 11 after allegedly finding heroin and needles concealed in his crotch. The suspect, who was a passenger in a motor vehicle, was arrested in the...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
During his two-hour morning bike ride, Eric Hartman doesn't pay much attention to his iPhone.
But the iPhone is paying attention to him.
As he traverses the 30-mile circuit around Seal Beach, Hartman's iPhone knows precisely where he is at every moment,...
| May 22, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Turns out there's a good reason why Apple users act like fanatics: Their brains respond to the computers in much the way the "very religious" respond to their faith, according to new findings by neuroscientists.
Reporters for a BBC documentary,...