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  • Brand Loyalty Declines; Shoppers Put Technology First

     
    Bob Glanville runs a manufacturing company in Bristol, R.I. He just bought a diesel 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI wagon for its gas mileage, power and cargo room. Richard Pealer, a graphic designer in the Pittsburgh suburb of Carnegie, Pa., took......
  • Can Supt. Deasy survive LAUSD's iPad fiasco?

    So, remember that $1-billion plan to get iPads for each and every Los Angeles Unified student the district has been working on and steadfastly defending for a couple of years now? Forget about it. The deal is off, creating a new round of L.A. Unified...
  • New luggage blocks ID theft on the road

    New luggage blocks ID theft on the road
    At some point between the time she disembarked from a recent cruise in Miami and returned to Carmel, Ind., someone decided to go shopping with Jody Tzucker's credit card. "They bought cigars and other odd things in Miami," says Tzucker, a retired...
  • Want better airline service? Power up your smartphone

    Want better airline service? Power up your smartphone
    Liz Owen needed help, and she needed it fast. She had rescheduled a flight from Washington to Los Angeles on Virgin America to avoid superstorm Sandy, which was about to slam into the East Coast. But she'd forgotten to order a wheelchair. Owen, who...
  • Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?

    Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?
    Just about every travel survey these days confirms that travelers say they rate Wi-Fi as one of their biggest requirements, both in airplanes and in hotels. Although a majority of flyers say they want it, however, Bloomberg Businessweek reports that...
  • In-flight Internet update

    In-flight Internet update
    In-flight Internet presents an interesting paradox: When it's available, only about 5 percent to 10 percent of travelers actually use it, but it's becoming a virtual necessity for the world's airlines. Acceptance by U.S. domestic lines varies...
  • Seniors on the Go: Taxi apps face opposition

    Seniors on the Go: Taxi apps face opposition
    You're outside a restaurant, want a cab to your hotel, but spot no cabs in the area. So you get out your smartphone, call up a taxi app, and the system tells a participating cab where you are. Your cab will arrive "within minutes," say the proponents; you...
  • How travelers can challenge the industry's 'act of God' excuses

    How travelers can challenge the industry's 'act of God' excuses
    It's the time of year when the travel industry likes to play the weather card. Couldn't check into your hotel? Blame it on that distant tornado. Flight canceled? It's the hurricane's fault, even though it's hundreds of miles away. A big repair bill for...
  • New College Football Hall of Fame a treat for fans of the sport

    New College Football Hall of Fame a treat for fans of the sport
    The college football season doesn't officially kick off until later this week, but fans looking to brush up on the history and pageantry of the sport need look no further than Atlanta. The new College Football Hall of Fame held its grand opening...
  • AT&T, T-Mobile cellular war saves families big bucks

    AT&T, T-Mobile cellular war saves families big bucks
    All is fair in love and cell-phone wars. Thanks to a brutal battle between AT&T and T-Mobile, we foot soldiers get to save big bucks on family phone bills. The blitz started Super Bowl Sunday. Tim Tebow kicked off T-Mo's campaign, saying the carrier...
  • Popular mobile apps weren't secure, feds allege

    Popular mobile apps weren't secure, feds allege
    If you've gotten so used to using your smartphone anywhere that you don't think twice about using it to shop and manage your financial affairs while you're out and about, this should make you think twice. Two popular apps, Fandango and Credit Karma,...