| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:15 PM
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:52 AM
| Nov 27, 2011
The iPad, the heavyweight champ of the tablet world, has summarily knocked out every challenger it has faced since it debuted last year.
The defeated include tablets with names including Xoom, PlayBook, TouchPad, G-Slate and Streak, none of which has...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:48 PM
Today is the 182nd anniversary of Emily Dickinson's birth. Happy birthday, Emily Dickinson!
Dickinson may now be one of the most recognized names in poetry, but in her day, she kept much to herself. Her work was not widely known until after her death --...
| Dec 15, 2012
You can use your iPhone or iPad to watch movies, listen to music, text and surf the Internet. But special, surprisingly inexpensive apps make them nifty environments for learning or upgrading cooking skills.
I've bought or borrowed quite a few...
| 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.
| 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...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:08 PM
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...