| Jul 29, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Police detectives are warning residents of the Grand Crossing and Jackson Park Highlands neighborhoods of a string of robberies recently in which two males knocked people to the ground and robbed them of their belongings, including a Kindle Fire.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
For the digitally obsessed youth of so-called Generation Z, what is the definition of a toy?
That's the question that Rodger Raderman and Doug Penman set out to answer in 2009 when the two parents founded a company called Nukotoys in San Francisco.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts.
City of Laurel
Eighth Street, 600 block, Jan. 8....
| Feb 5, 2012
It didn't take long to discover that a balloon wasn't going to work.
After breaking first one egg in a hot-air balloon like contraption, then another attempting to stuff it into a balloon filled with cotton balls, friends Sarah Krammer, 12, Lucy...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
It's a rumor that won't die: Apple and a 7-inch iPad.
On Thursday, Ezra Gottheil, an analyst with Technology Business Research, told Computerworld that he expects Apple to release an iPad in a 7-inch screen size later this year, after a speculated...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Wal-MartStores Inc.offered heavy discounts over the holiday season – a strategy that helped the world’s largest retailer perk up its revenue but also hurt its profit.
In the fourth quarter ending Jan. 31, the chain reported a 1.5% year-over-...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Since launching Amazon Prime seven years ago, the e-commerce giant's membership shipping program has taken off among shoppers who opt to pay a $79 annual fee for unlimited free two-day shipping.
Now Amazon says that more items are shipped via Amazon...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Amazon will be in Santa Monica this morning to host a secretive media event, and we'll be there live tweeting and blogging the news.
Two weeks ago, the e-commerce giant sent out an invitation that contained few details on what exactly it would announce....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Just when you thought Apple had done enough damage to your wallet, the maker of the hit iPhone and iPad mobile devices may soon be releasing what I'm gonna call a "tweener" -- a mini iPad that's smaller than the original one, but bigger than the new...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:46 PM
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...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:58 PM
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...