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  • COMIC-CON 2010: A boom in digital comics portends big changes for readers

     
    Los Angeles Times writers Alex Pham and John Horn take a look at how a new wave of digital comic books designed for mobile phones, tablet computers and other devices stands to impact the publishing industry and independent retailers --......
  • IPhone 4's parts cost more than Droid Incredible's

     
    Customers can buy Apple's iPhone 4 or HTC's Droid Incredible for the same price, but the parts that make up the HTC smart phone cost about $18 less than the parts in its competitor, according to two reports from hardware analysis firm ISuppli. The Droid...
  • This month at the Orange County Library

     
    There are some fun (and free!) things going on at the Orange County Library this month, including: CPR Training — (Aug. 7 at the South Creek Branch;  Aug. 14 at the West Oaks Branch, 11 a.m.)  Representatives from the Pediatric Sports Medicin...
  • Back to school shopping without leaving the house

     
    Do you need to do back to school shopping? Do you like to shop online? Check out DealTaker.com for back to school discounts. I found clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch bags, notebooks, calculators, and much more. Even if you're not school shopping, you...
  • Tech: iPad tablet helps grab customers

     
    Major retailers are jumping on the iPad bandwagon in an effort to boost sales. Merchants including Gucci Group and JCPenney are experimenting with ways to use electronic tablets in their stores. No retailer has the formula quite figured out yet, so most...
  • Kids have easy access to explicit music but have a harder time getting violent video games

     
    FTC sting operation found enforcement of entertainment ratings by retailers worst for music, best for video games....
  • Apple's Lion sells 1 million copies in first day

     
    More than 1 million people have downloaded the latest version of Apple's operating software, Mac OS X Lion, to their computers on the first day, the company said Thursday. At that rate, users are buying Lion faster than any other operating software...
  • A 'Black Friday' shopping ritual coming to Mexico?

     
    Mexico is calling on all citizens to shop shop shop this holiday weekend. It's an effort to give Mexico a retail ritual like Black Friday in the United States....
  • Scam watch: Computer virus warning, Ponzi scheme, fake BBB email

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Computer virus warning -- The Federal Trade Commission has started mailing refunds to 300,000 consumers who were victims of a scam in which they were tricked......
  • Samsung: No, we're not interested in buying RIM

     
    Just one day after Research In Motion shares received boost off news that Samsung Electronics might be interested in buying the struggling smartphone and tablet maker, Samsung came out on Wednesday and said the rumored deal isn't happening....
  • Windows 7 sales topped Vista in first weeks, but economy still a drag on PC sales

     
    Consumer sales of Windows 7 within the first days of launching last month topped those of Vista when it was released in January 2007, according to NPD Group....