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  • Boredom be gone: Gadgets make driving fun

    The travel portion of any road trip was often something to dread. Children chanting the incessant "are we there yet?" could push adults to the brink of insanity. Luckily, today's road trippers have a number of devices at their disposal to help keep...
  • Infiniti M56

    By Paula MacPherson The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I’m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button. Some of it requires no effort on the part...
  • Pioneer Stereo to Battle High-Tech Options from Automakers

    Do you want the latest in in-car entertainment, but don’t want to fork out the dough at the dealership for a higher-level trim? Pioneer is hoping your answer is yes. Like Ford’s Sync, Toyota’s Entune, Chrysler’s Uconnect and...
  • 2012 Ford Explorer

    2012 Ford Explorer
    By Jim MacPherson Last year’s complete redesign – redefinition might be more accurate – of the Ford Explorer was a great success. Sales rose 125 percent. To accomplish this, Ford transformed the Explorer, taking it from a truck-based...
  • 2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy

    2015 Honda Fit improves on space and fuel economy
    If you're shopping for a fuel-efficient space-saving car, make sure to fit the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit onto your list. Even the outgoing car deserved that distinction; it thumped six newer competitors in a seven-car subcompact comparison back in 2012...
  • 2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand

    2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand
    Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
  • Earthrise: A Riveting Adventure

    Earthrise: A Riveting Adventure
    While the era of space exploration may be waning, the mystique of the cosmos still holds a special place in the hearts of many. In his book, Earthrise: My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut, author Edgar Mitchell uncovers the details of his adventures...
  • DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

    Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
  • Weather Channel Agrees to Alter Program Lineup to Return to DirecTV

    The Weather Channel is set to return to DirecTV after a three-month dispute between the cable programmer and the satellite broadcaster, but not without some major concessions. To get back on the 20 million-subscriber service, Weather Channel has agreed...
  • California Senate approves property tax break for space firms

    SACRAMENTO — Private space companies, such as SpaceX in Hawthorne, would get a local property tax break on launch vehicles, fuel, satellites and other gear under a bill approved overwhelmingly Thursday by the state Senate. The proposal, AB 777...
  • Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly

     Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly
    A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...