| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Anyone who loves their Blackberry is probably happily awaiting todays release of the companys first tablet, the Playbook.
Early reviews have been all over the map. The Blackberry Playbook will challenge the likes of Apple iPad and Motorola Xoom, and it...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 3:13 AM
Here are the best coupons and deals found in the Sunday Chicago Tribune for Jan. 9, 2011. After a long hiatus, there are great deals at CVS again this week, like cheap or moneymaking Electrasol Finish dishwasher tabs (depending on how many coupons you...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:35 AM
NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race.
The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 8:54 AM
If youre buying an Apple iPhone 4 or 3Gs soon, this may be the week as RadioShack has announced a deal this week that is hard to beat: A $50 discount on iPhone 4 or iPhone 3GS. Were talking new devices, no refurbished models here.
Want a better deal?...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Two of the most highly anticipated wireless devices of 2011, HTC EVO™ 3D and HTC EVO View 4G™, debut today, exclusively from Sprint (NYSE: S). HTC EVO 3D, America's first glasses-free 3D phone will cost $199.99 and HTC EVO View 4G, the first...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 4:45 PM
You can't have electronics deals without the shack jumping in...RadioShack that is. It's always fun to see what they have in store this year--usually some really neat stocking stuffers. I know this because I used to work at one...and boy was it crazy on...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Before you buy your next holiday gift, book a flight, or purchase tickets to a
holiday event, Tod Marks says check out Consumer Reports' "Naughty and Nice"
"Consumer Reports is out with a collection of company policies we like or loathe,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Cell phones keep getting “smarter,” and customers keep getting more frustrated with the high cost of staying in touch. Consumer Reports has just released its annual ratings of cell-phone carriers and has advice for people who are upset about...
| Jul 20, 2008
ERICA HOSSEINI is shy about showing off the surfing awards, trophies and oversized faux checks stashed all over her colorful bedroom. But she jumps at the chance to talk about her gadgets -- the desktop PC with a huge flat screen, the MacBook Pro laptop...
| Dec 20, 2009
The Polish poet Adam Zagajewski was born in what was, at the time, the Soviet Union. In his poem "Self Portrait," he describes the life of a writer: Between the computer, a pencil and a typewriter. Half my day passes. One day it will be half a century....
| Sep 18, 2009
| 4:33 PM
An earlier post took note of cyclist Levi Leipheimer???s fund-raising brainstorm King Ridge Gran Fondo. Now here???s a look at the man behind the wheels: [Part 2 of 2] Ask most Americans if they know who Levi Leipheimer is and......
| Nov 26, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Edmund Urquizaâs victory had been years in the making. After about a decade of attempts, he and his family and friends finally scored the first spot in the Black Friday line outside a Best Buy store. The area around the......