| 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...
| 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 13, 2011
| 6:11 PM
This week on Tech Tuesday we decided to focus on a few wireless devices that could make the perfect Christmas gift.
They can sync-up to stuff you already have, making them more useful. First, the Aliph Jawbone Jambox ($200) is small speaker that...
| Dec 16, 2011
There are so many tablets to choose from this holiday season, so we're helping you pick out the one thats just right. I headed to Best Buy to sort through your options and explain what makes each tablet different.
“Of course tablets are amazing...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:26 PM
AT&T Inc. is ending its $39 billion bid to buy T-Mobile USA, it said Monday.
The decision followed fierce government objections when the Justice Department sued to block the merger, saying it would reduce competition and lead to higher prices.
| Dec 20, 2011
Steve Greenberg, author of Gadget Nation, stopped by with some out of this world gadgets for techies of all ages.
1) CHRISTMAS TREE HAT
Nothing says the holidays like a Christmas tree on your head. This towering pinnacle of metallic green tinsel,...
| 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,...