| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:38 AM
YouTube is known for drawing users who like to leave vile and mean comments on videos, but now, the Google-owned video service is rolling out changes that could help weed out such commentary.
So how exactly is YouTube changing the way users leave...
| Sep 26, 2013
Raise your hand if you're on Twitter, have a Facebook account, +1 on Google+, upload photos to Instagram and pin on Pinterest.
Good. I see lots of hands.
Now how many of you are on Flipboard and are using the platform to create magazines?
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Amazon.com and Roku announced new gadgets this week, and two of those devices stand out thanks to their value and low price.
$139 Kindle Fire HD
Amazon unveiled its 2013 line of tablets, but the standout was the Kindle Fire HD, which was introduced...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:25 PM
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,...
| 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...