| Jan 8, 2013
Audi continues to advance in-car wireless communication with today's unveiling of the 2013 A3 with 4G LTE connectivity at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. "With peak data rates approaching 100 megabits per second, the enhanced Audi...
| Mar 10, 2013
The sequester is about a week old, with no signs of stopping. What also shouldn't stop are public calls for Washington to get real and start managing our tax money seriously. Today's Watchdog column explains how there's plenty of waste......
| Feb 11, 2013
Shopping for a new car can be dangerous territory for gadget-obsessed consumers. Given the number of new toys available, the line between wants and needs is easily blurred. Many of these features look great on paper, but their usefulness is......
| Mar 11, 2011
| 7:20 AM
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Gadgets That Protect and Serve
ARCHERFISH SOLO is a "thinking" surveillance camera that'...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Remember the days of tapping your feet impatiently while your computer took several minutes to download a single page?
With the the expansion of broadband, those day are long gone. The internet has become a lifeline for millions, who use it daily to...
| Nov 6, 2010
Impermanence. Though it creeps up on us silently, change has a habit of striking in the moment. Like the long-building earthquake that jolts us from sleep; or seasons that argue thunderously with wild temperature fluctuations before one relents....
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 1:48 PM
In case Ken Splithoff's friends are reading this, the Carpentersville, Ill., auto aficionado has a few things on his holiday wish list: remote-controlled cars, subscriptions to hot rod magazines and a coupon for a racecar driving course.
"I did that a...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 2:59 PM
If you believe the results of a recent Zogby International poll, we’re more dependent on the Internet than ever.
When asked what technology they could not live without, 28 percent of those surveyed said high-speed Internet, by far the most frequent...
| 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...