| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Amazon.com said it is now shipping the latest version of its Kindle Fire tablet, just a few days before Apple holds an event where it is expected to announce a new lineup of its iPad tablets.
The Seattle-based online retailer announced Friday that the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:28 AM
As Apple gears up Tuesday to reveal its latest versions of the iPad and iPad Mini, investors seem to be finally getting a bit more optimistic about all these new product launches.
On Monday, Apple's stock was up 2.84%, or $14.43, to $523.32 in mid-...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Because of a mixup over an OfficeMax award, one Discovery Middle School teacher won a $1,000 prize package for exceptional teachers earlier this month, but a different teacher was named in the press release. OfficeMax righted the problem by giving a prize...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:06 PM
While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting.
Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Amazon announced Monday that it has set the premiere dates for its first two original series. "Alpha House" will begin streaming on Nov. 15, and "Betas" will follow a week later on Nov. 22.
Amazon doesn't plan on hewing to the Netflix formula, however,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The Williamsburg Pottery will celebrate 75 years in business during the first week of July.
Through Sunday, July 7, shoppers at the Pottery can take part in daily food and wine tastings, watch demonstrations in the floral and framing departments and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Following a major company restructuring last week, Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface RT tablets by $150.
The Surface RT is the light version of the company's flagship tablet, running a limited version of Windows 8 operating system.
| Dec 4, 2012
Certainly I didn't need an iPad Mini. With that said, it was number one on my want list. Sure it's probably overpriced compared to the Amazon Kindle Fire and it's just $140 dollars cheaper than the iPad 3 with it's retina screen. It just seems like the...
| Mar 19, 2013
A black helicopter circled closer and closer to the schoolyard at St. Joachim Catholic School in Costa Mesa on Tuesday, prepping to unload its cargo of 2,305 golf balls. Minutes earlier, a group of students had cheered as Elizabeth McNulty......
| May 14, 2013
Many have said the age of the in-car rear entertainment system is over. It's all about tablets such as the iPad or Kindle Fire in the car these days. I disagree. I have three kids and one tablet, and unless......