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  • Consumer Reports: Top Tablets

    Consumer Reports: Top Tablets
    The world of tablets keeps growing. New entries include the Nook HD and HD+, the iPad Mini, and the Surface, Microsoft’s first tablet. Consumer Reports tests to find the best. Though the top ones all have something to offer, there are big...
  • 'Mom, can I have a cellphone?'

    'Mom, can I have a cellphone?'
    Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors This might be one of those gifts that is discussed ahead of time to make sure everyone is on the same page. Make it clear that it isn't a toy, and she's not getting it for its entertainment value. It'...
  • Amazon to offer HTML5 apps in its Appstore

    Amazon to offer HTML5 apps in its Appstore
    Amazon said it has begun accepting HTML5 apps for its Appstore, becoming the first major online store to distribute the browser-based software that can be used on multiple operating systems. The online retailer announced that it will offer HTML5 apps...
  • Amazon refreshes line of Kindle Fire HD tablets for the holidays

    Amazon refreshes line of Kindle Fire HD tablets for the holidays
    Amazon.com unveiled the latest version of its Kindle Fire HD tablets Wednesday morning, and they are lighter, faster and have higher-resolution displays than before. They also now have an X in their name. The new 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX...
  • Goodbye typos: Facebook adds 'edit post' feature for desktop, Android

    Facebook users, rejoice: You can now edit posts after they've been published. The Menlo Park, Calif., company announced Thursday that users will be able to go back and edit their status updates after they've been published when they use Facebook on...
  • Oops! EBay seller cancels sale of gold iPhone 5s for $10,100

    Oops! EBay seller cancels sale of gold iPhone 5s for $10,100
    When buying items on EBay, be careful how you type. A typing mistake caused a user to bid $10,100 for a gold iPhone 5s earlier this week -- more than 50 times the item's regular price of $200 with a two-year contract -- and got the person worldwide...
  • Our Chicago Tribune 'Digital Copy'

    Our Chicago Tribune 'Digital Copy'
    Many readers tell me they love to hold the printed Chicago Tribune and page through it in an act of discovery. Now there is a way to enjoy a similar experience with the newspaper on your digital tablet. It’s called the Digital Copy and it...
  • Amazon working on smartphone with 3-D display, report says

    In an effort to expand beyond the world of online retailing, Amazon.com is reportedly working on a high-end smartphone that would feature a 3-D screen. The device would allow users to see 3-D images without having to wear glasses, according to the...
  • Greg Schwem: Attention sports parents! In cyberspace, no one can hear you scream

    I spent the downtime between Christmas and New Year's engaged in athletic pursuits, meaning I watched football on television. While my beloved Bears frittered away a season on my flatscreen, my trusty iPad monitored other games via live streaming video....
  • "Terror Tots" return in new e-book format

    "Terror Tots" return in new e-book format
    When it comes to comic books, there is a lot of debate as to how to get them to sell as well as they did back in the late 80's and early 90's. Many say that the downturn occured when comic books went from selling in local convenience and grocery stores,...
  • Hulu Plays on Nintendo 3DS Game Systems, After Two-Year Delay

    Hulu Plus is now available on Nintendo's 3DS family of handheld game consoles -- almost two years after the Japanese company originally said it would add support for the subscription VOD service. Nintendo said in October 2011 that Hulu Plus would be...