dive in to create a wealth of autism apps 5-20-13
times, Andy Shih still finds himself overwhelmed by the
groundswell of interest in autism applications he’s
seen in the three years since Apple Inc. released the
Toshiba brings high-res screen to Windows
YORK — Last year, Apple added a visually stunning
option to its MacBooks: screens with ultra-high
resolution. These "Retina" displays reveal
four times as much detail as any Windows laptop screen
... until now. Toshiba just released a new laptop line
with a Retina-level display.
CEO unveils 'slim, sleek' new version 5-15-13
Fla. — BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd.
unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry that is designed to
entice consumers in emerging markets as the company
stepped up efforts to regain market share lost to the
iPhone and Android devices.
courses changing college classrooms - especially in the
— It was the sort of discussion that happens hundreds
of times a day in America’s college classrooms — an
English professor and her students grappled with Percy
Bysshe Shelley’s poem, "To a Skylark,"
trying to pry meaning from words written nearly two
Pinterest update cleaner, easier to manage 5-09-13
YORK — Don't worry, Pinterest fans: Your sprawling
virtual pegboards of wedding dresses, handmade jewelry,
craft projects and food porn haven't changed
dramatically. They're just easier to manage.
touching up Windows 8 to address gripes 5-07-13
FRANCISCO — Microsoft is retooling the latest version
of its Windows operating system to address complaints
and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a
slump in personal computer sales.
Buzz: Make like you're a local with Tripzaar.com 4-22-13
Couchsurfing.com, which connects travelers looking for a
place to stay with those offering to share their home,
and Viator.com, which finds and books tours and travel
experiences, had a baby, Tripzaar would be their bright
and smiley first-born.
takes on social-media parenting 4-15-13
pictures. Cyber mommy cat fights. Detailed accounts of
changing a baby’s diaper on a table at Burger King.
media are the new 'plus one' at weddings 4-8-13
— Becca Dilley remembers the first time she saw
newlyweds leaning in for the traditional kiss while arms
rose from the sea of guests — holding iPads aloft to
record the moment. "I have yet not to find it
electronics move on from iPhone, to iWatch and beyond 4-1-13
can wear your heart on your sleeve. Why not your
a burgeoning trend that has captivated Silicon Valley, a
mind-boggling array of "wearable electronics"
has begun to arrive, not just at a website or clothing
outlet near you, but on an arm, a face, a wrist and even
a pinkie finger.
remodeling goes social as tech startup transforms
remodeling, one of the biggest industries in the
country, is being transformed by the Internet with a
push from a fast-growing startup in Silicon Valley.
frustrated bad boys, violent video games become more
people playing violent video games blowing off steam, or
are they developing habits of violence that may play
themselves out off-screen? In the wake of a wave of
school shootings that have touched off debate about the
roots of violence, those are more than academic
gets handheld convenience via app 3-11-13
Chapman wouldn’t have found her new one-story house if
she hadn’t been searching for homes day and night on
her Apple iPhone.
upgrade tech to meet guests' demands 3-4-13
are adopting new technologies or tapping existing ones
to enhance the guest experience and better serve
customers in an increasingly mobile age.
violent video games lead to real violence? 3-4-13
Ohio — Since the Dec. 14 massacre of 20 children at
Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., mental
health experts, the media, bereavement counselors,
grieving parents and others have wondered what
wickedness lurked in the mind of Adam Lanza.
technology monitors home from phone 2-25-13
— Every day Larry Schweber can see his 8-year-old
daughter come home from school, even while he’s at
work. He gets a text message with a video clip every
time someone walks through the front door of his home in
Georgia’s Ansley Park neighborhood.
foil hackers, take precautions with your info 2-25-13
week, I got a new debit card in the mail. Why? The
letter accompanying the card said the bank had reason to
believe the card had been compromised.
job-seekers, employers using Facebook connections to
fill vacancies 2-18-13
— His senior year at Clark Atlanta University was
quickly approaching, and Kareem Taylor was starting to
worry about his future.
security' gives homeowners high-tech peace of mind 2-11-13
an era dominated by smart mobile devices, security
systems also are becoming more intelligent.
fads flourish thanks to social media 2-4-13
— Tom Johnson saw one of hundreds of cat photos
circulating on the Web. Before long, he was taking
pictures of his own cat — with a pancake on its head.
apps for health, fitness 1-28-13
for a run, losing a few pounds or finally exorcising a
bad habit? Of course, there are apps for all of that and
more, and more people are filling their smartphones with