| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
| Jul 8, 2012
Leave the hurdles to the athletes as you live like a local during the London Games by sampling these apps. Although some are Apple only, most of these apps work on Android and iOS devices for phones and tablets, such as the iPad. If an app works on...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Melodramatic? Maybe a little. But, seriously, your obsession with social media and your Instagram feed is probably sending you straight to Crazy Town.
I tend to roll my eyes at every report about a new “study” just released that contains...
| Nov 8, 2012
November 2012 update: John Barleycorn River North is due to open Nov. 15.
Article originally published July 10, 2012.
Downtown Chicago football fans will have one more option when it comes to sports bars this season with John Barleycorn River North due...
| Jul 12, 2012
If you're old enough to appreciate a Polaroid camera, you remember the excitement of snapping a photo, waving it a few times until it developed and then passing it around or sticking it on the refrigerator.
Instagram is a lot like that. And while you can...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Spring Break Travel Tips
Before you go -- get in the know. Follow the news from Twitter to TV.
If you plan on traveling abroad, sign up for STEP, monitor advisories.
In another country? Be familiar with their laws -- you are subject to them!
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Fort worth's trinity trails can be a relaxing getaway in the middle of the bustling metroplex. For those who can't stand to disconnect, don't worry. The sounds of the trail are going high-tech. and so are the sights.
"My running buddies will be like,...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:04 AM
California's high-tech firms make the world's most popular smartphones, social networks and search engines, but there's one asset they're struggling to build: trust.
The vast majority of Californians surveyed in a statewide poll are worried about the...
| 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...
| Aug 2, 2012
Your Klout score tells you how influential you are on social media. But why isn't there a score to tell you how smart you are on social media?
Far from official but hopefully useful, I'd like to introduce to you my own scoring system: The SMIQ, or social...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
An app recently launched by the company that owns Orlando's Fashion Square Mall makes finding a movie and your favorite store easier for mobile device owners.
Mall owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) launched the iOS and Android...