| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Samsung Electronics will pull the plug on its video storefront for smart TVs and mobile devices on Aug. 1, marking its full exit from the digital-media business, while the company also said it has exciting new video products" in the works.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and $20 at Macy's. Plus, you can get a free Starbucks gift card, too.
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| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions.
As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:16 PM
In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:08 AM
County teens took "reading from a chair" to a new level this summer with an exhibit at the La Crescenta Library this week.
Dubbed "The Library Chair," the exhibit showcases wooden chairs transformed into art pieces. Each chair was created by a Teen...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
SIMSBURY — Dennis Golden, a former president and longtime member of the Metacon Gun Club, is CEO of IM-SAFE LLC, a training and education firm in Simbury specializing in personal safety and self-defense.
The 70-year-old Simsbury man, who started...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Sony will cease production of its e-reader, according to reports in the U.K. and Germany. Earlier this year, the company closed its online e-book stores in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada.
Sony will continue to produce its e-reader for Japan. A 13.3-...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The young adult novel "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman was published in 2009, but this past week it topped bestseller lists at Apple and Amazon. That's because there's a film on the way.
"If I Stay" the movie is out Aug. 22, starring Chloë Moretz as Mia...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Amazon made a semi-public statement about its dispute with Hachette in a post in its own Kindle discussion forum late Tuesday. An Amazon representative has confirmed that the statement, signed "The Amazon Books Team," is an official post from the company....
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has quietly become an e-book bestseller, climbing high on the charts of political books on Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s Kindle, even as print sales of the 1925 anti-Semitic screed continue to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Whatever you're shopping for, there's a site (or place) for that.
-- For lodging. On Airbnb.com, you can book a Scottish castle ($965 a night) or a "seashell house" on an island near CancÃºn ($225 a night). Convention in town? Rent your...