| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:00 PM
BERLIN — My husband, Alan, and I were on our way from L.A. to Budapest, Hungary — our first trip to Eastern Europe. We had to change planes somewhere, and that somewhere happened to be Berlin, a frequent hub for travel to Northern and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:59 AM
The following items were taken from Northbrook police reports
A Garmin GPS device, valued at $300, was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on the 3200 block of Doolittle Drive on June 14.
A 33-year-old Glenview man was charged with resisting...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
An employee of a business in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road reported on June 20 that 10 bras, valued at $1,500, were stolen.
Jewelry and cash were reported stolen June 20 after a door lock was...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Garmin is entering the action camera market with verve — or rather, VIRB, a rugged, water-resistant, 1080p little powerhouse of a video camera.
With optional mounts and straps, the Garmin can shoot from your bike, your head, your shoulder and...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Name: Garmin Virb Elite
What it is: HD Action video camera that comes with a rechargeable lithium ion battery and a USB cable. The camera uses a microSD card, not included, up to 64GB. It also comes with a basic mounting device, and it has seven speeds,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Swatch Group is happy to go it alone with a launch next year of watches with "smart" features to compete with so-called wearable gadgets from the big tech companies, a market potentially worth $93 billion.
The world's biggest watchmaker, which sees the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Cary Chadwick and David Colberg are state employees and educators. Colberg is with the the Connecticut Natural History Museum and Chadwick is with UConn's Extension Center and CLEAR, the Center for Land use Education and Research. Their mission is to...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
My Garmin vivofit fitness band makes me feel guilty.
Perhaps, to be more precise, I should say I feel guilty when I see the numbers on my wrist, telling me I still have a few hundred steps to meet my daily goal.
There are several fitness bands on...
| Dec 14, 2013
Over the last 100 years, Aston Martin has ferried royalty, seduced James Bond and won world racing championships. It's also been through enough bankruptcies and reorganizations to make American Airlines proud.
This year finds the iconic British brand...
| May 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Peter Sagan, a 23-year-old Slovakian who won five stages a year ago, won a sprint finish in the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California on Sunday, sneaking past American Tyler Farrar of the Team Garmin-Sharp and Daniel Schorn...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday.
1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...