| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Google kicked off November by killing off one of its little-used features.
The Mountain View, Calif., company got rid of iGoogle, a tool that let users set up personalized home page on their Web browser. The service was essentially Google's version of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Google Maps is making it easier to use the app to bypass traffic jams on the fly and to find highly rated places.
An update Wednesday for the Android version of Google Maps app adds a new discovery feature and the ability to reroute navigation...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Haing S. Ngor won an Academy Award for portraying a survivor of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime in the 1984 movie "The Killing Fields," but his own life story offers an equally riveting and dramatic tale.
That's the audience hook for a new stage play...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:05 AM
In a move rarely seen in the tech industry, T-Mobile is criticizing rival AT&T for coming up with a new phone upgrade plan that is similar to what it introduced earlier this month.
AT&T on Tuesday introduced "AT&T Next," a plan that lets customers...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:52 AM
"The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy
"The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Restaurants, mom-and-pop shops and other small businesses often face an abundance of frustrating complications during start-up — construction delays and supply shortages being among the top obstacles.
Now, managing online presence is joining the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were the top headlines of the year in gaming, but 2013 was also a busy year in Chicago's local gaming scene. Here are a few highlights.
DOUBLED DOWN: The Windy City's relationship with drinking and gaming got...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 4:55 AM
So long, Black Friday. Hello, Small Business Saturday.
If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $25 statement credit for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. Then, use the card at hundreds of South Florida businesses to save $25 on a purchase....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:13 PM
$2.99 for iOS
What it is: an app that helps you pack by providing customizable lists ranging from Pre-Trip tasks (including lodging reservations and preparing medical prescriptions) to Essentials (from a passport to plane tickets), Clothes,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Whether your summer includes road-tripping across the country or a stay-cation in the Windy City, we’ve got the best websites and apps for planning trips and traveling.
This Chicago-based startup recently re-launched their website to...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:55 PM
It is just part of the daily routine for Summer Kirkwood to use the "check in" function on her mobile Facebook to let friends know where she is and what she is doing.
"it is just a way to stay connected," the Dallas real estate agent, said.