| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Under Armour might start collaborating with smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co. on wearable fitness devices, according to a South Korean news report.
Yonhap News Agency cited market sources in a Wednesday report that said the de facto heir of the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:10 PM
These gadgets are all designed to save students money by avoiding things like lost items, unnecessary phone and Internet charges -- even traffic tickets. Of course you have to spend a little money on them initially, but they'll probably save you some cash...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Your laptop can do a lot more than help you write papers and check facebook. Want to see where your online time is actually being spent? Access a computer you left at home or in the dorm? Merge a group project into one document? Never lose any work...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:17 PM
As expected, Apple unveiled the latest versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems Monday morning at the keynote event of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Led by Chief Executive Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Craig...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:31 PM
If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
Two men, in their 30s or 40s, and a woman in her 40s stole 11 quarts of engine oil, five cigarette lighters, three bottle of brake fluid, a bottle of gas treatment and a bottle of fuel...
| May 29, 2014
The other day, I used sustainable transport to move myself along Wabash Avenue near the Trump Tower.
Yes, I walked. Amazingly, this walking business requires no new technology, no special clothes, no helmet, not even a Divvy bike, the wheeled, powder-...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
High in the Eastern Sierra, a pack of huskies is howling in the shadow of snow-covered peaks.
Drawn by their song, 10 teenage members of the Earth to Sky Calculus club break from their work and gather on a cabin deck. Before long, they're howling too....
| Jun 27, 2014
Need a gift for a recent high school graduate? Before you purchase a dictionary or pen-and-pencil set, you might want to check his or her registry.
That's right, "registry." Once reserved for newlyweds and new parents, gift registries for college-...