| Jun 23, 2013
Has a last-minute travel emergency left you frustrated with logistics such as ground transportation or airport navigation? Do you stress about storm updates when traveling by car? Perhaps an unexpected flight delay has left you stranded and bored. Take...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:32 AM
[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/...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Is your Kindle e-reader "irrelevant"? Yes, says a significant share of publishing executives.
That's one of the most interesting pieces of news to come out of Digital Book World, publishing's annual e-reading conference, which got underway Wednesday...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2012
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'...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Amazon.com began shipping the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX on Thursday, rounding out its lineup of new tablets in time for the holidays.
The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX is Amazon's full-size tablet. It'll compete against the likes of the iPad Air and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:33 AM
More than two weeks before the big shopping day, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others have released their Black Friday advertisements.
Among the highlights:
Walmart will begin its doorbuster deals at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 --- otherwise...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:14 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:24 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:09 AM
After nearly a year of rumors, Samsung confirmed it will roll out a smartphone with a curved display next month.
Reports that Samsung was working on smartphones with flexible, plastic displays began coming out in late 2012, and Samsung verified those...