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  • Is Facebook a graveyard for games?

    Is Facebook a graveyard for games?
    It may be a financial bonanza for investors riding on the coattails of Facebook's grand initial public offering today, but in social gaming land, few are celebrating. Facebook, whose popularity among its nearly 1 billion users has been partly fueled by...
  • Anticipated iPad mini debut to kick off big week of gadget news

    Anticipated iPad mini debut to kick off big week of gadget news
    Has Apple gotten lousy at keeping secrets these days? The tech press is abuzz with speculation that the company which birthed the iPhone and the iPad will be coming out with an in-between device, an iPad mini. The mini is expected to be smaller than...
  • Light from electronic screens at night linked to sleep loss

    Light from electronic screens at night linked to sleep loss
    Like a lot of Americans, Amalie Drury has grown very attached to her smartphone. The 33-year-old Chicago writer checks the device multiple times a day for Facebook updates and email messages. She brings it into the bathroom when she brushes her teeth....
  • Bookshelves don't lie

    Bookshelves don't lie
    Until recently I owned just two books that were composed of little else but pictures of people's bookshelves. Not nearly enough. One book I received last year for Christmas, a compendium of pictures of author's bookshelves, a sort of literary...
  • Happy birthday, Kindle

    Happy birthday, Kindle
    Today marks the fifth birthday of the Amazon Kindle -- the biggest change in the way we read since Penguin started selling paperbacks for the cost of a pack of smokes. I was a slow convert to e-books, but that's mainly an outgrowth of being able to...
  • 'Top Chef Seattle' recap, Team Tom vs. Team Emeril

    'Top Chef Seattle' recap, Team Tom vs. Team Emeril
    It's a "Top Chef" Thanksgiving! (Even though this was probably filmed in August.) The guest judge for this week is Editor-In-Chief of Food & Wine, Dana Cowin.  Padma shows the contestants a map of the world and points out that there are 17 countries...
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  • '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'...
  • Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached

    Apple rolls out its new iPad, with no fancy name attached
    Apple unveiled its new iPad, but it's not called iPad 3 or iPad HD as widely speculated for weeks. Rather it stuck with simply calling it the iPad, a move that speaks to the company's ambitions to have its blockbuster tablet supplant the ubiquitous...
  • Last minute Father's Day gift idea: Tablets under $200 [Photos]

    Last minute Father's Day gift idea: Tablets under $200 [Photos]
    Father's Day is just around the corner, and if you still haven't found a gift for your dad, you may want to consider getting him a tablet. Nowadays, finding a quality Android tablet for less than $200 is not only possible but also pretty easy. So if...
  • 'Top Chef Seattle' recap, Past suppers

    'Top Chef Seattle' recap, Past suppers
    [Pre-recap recap: Last week, the chefs dug up their own oysters, Micah won the Quickfire, the Rat City Roller Girls had a "Top Chef"-catered skating party, Padma wowed us with her roller disco moves, Josie got on everyone’s last nerve, team Brooke/...