| Jun 6, 2011
| 9:15 PM
University of Chicago researchers aim to design prostheses that will not only be able to move, but would also provide amputees and quadriplegics a sense of touch.
In an underground laboratory at the University of Chicago, neuroscientist Sliman Bensmaia...
| Jun 3, 2011
Q: I hope you believe there's no such thing as a stupid question! I'm 66 years old with a longtime Internet connection at home on my desktop computer. Now I own a condo in Las Vegas that I expect to spend weekly vacations at (maybe six to eight weeks a...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:56 PM
My son, Spencer, who turned 4 last September, can slide the bar to unlock my phone, push the video app, select Toy Story 3 and skip to his favorite scene — the one where Buzz Lightyear crawls up the vending machine.
If your child knows as much (or...
| Jan 6, 2012
Trips for 2012
Members of the Annapolis Senior Activity Center can stop by the Trip Desk for a preview of 2012 trips and make reservations and deposits. Trips include "Journey of Hope" in Gettysburg, Pa., and a visit to Washington to see the cherry...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Comcast is offering eligible South Florida customers free Gateway wireless routers to create a WiFi zone at home and access the Web via multiple smartphones and other devices.
The deal is aimed at those willing to pay a bit more for faster Web speeds,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Marshal Matt Dillon died early this month. Dillon, a man made famous by actor James Arness, left us with memories of a tough Western frontier town coping with lots of bad guys and an occasional bad girl. Yes, I know that it was James Arness who died,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Today Comcast rolled out technical and equipment customer support service plans for South Florida Comcast customers. Need help setting up your wireless network? Do you have a nasty computer virus problem? This plan is meant to help on a year round, 24-...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:32 PM
When we think of the technological advances of the past 20 years, one in particular will probably come to mind for most Americans: wireless technology, which now enables us to access the Internet from anywhere. But when most Americans think of the top...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:20 AM
This is what can happen when neighbors in an apartment building share a common wireless router and don't pay much attention to holes between walls.
One of the neighbors accessed a folder called ‘Dave's files.rsquo;
| Nov 13, 2011
In a world gone crazy, teetering on the brink of economic chaos, with thousands dying every day at the hands of rogue governments, wars being fought over precious natural resources and the young losing hope in the future, you have to wonder how smart...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:13 PM
What better way to ring in 2013 than with a new single-family home built by widely respected William Ryan Homes? New home communities with furnished models throughout the Chicago suburbs including Lindenhurst, Lake Villa, Island Lake, Elgin, Palatine,...