| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:35 AM
In the age of TiVo, rewind can be a viewer's favorite button. Sadly, we can't record and play back those moments in life that we want to do over.
This isn't true for the play "A Parallelogram," written by Bruce Norris and playing at the Mark Taper...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Google's low-cost Chromecast Internet TV adapter now streams Pandora's music-streaming service to HDTVs, as the device builds out its content lineup to challenge other broadband set-top boxes.
Google launched Chromecast in July -- selling out initial...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Amazon Studios is delving into more kid stuff following its pilot-bakeoff this spring, announcing it will produce five more original pilots for kids including the first ones for children aged 6 to 11.
The pilots -- a mix of live-action and animated shows...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
ConnecTV, a mobile application designed to make TV viewing more social, is being relaunched with a focus on video sharing.
The reboot of the TV industry-backed venture illustrates the challenges that confront independent app developers in the age of...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Chuck Betzold, the man I once christened "Geoffrey Baer in spongy shoes," will kick off this year's series of "historical fun runs" Sunday morning with a jogging tour of Bridgeport and the Illinois Michigan Canal. Our run begins with a......
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:01 PM
After a Stanley Cup Final for the ages and another Blackhawks championship, RedEye wanted to hear from readers. We posed two questions:
1. Where were you when the Hawks won the Cup? Describe the scene and your celebration.
2. When you look back on the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:26 PM
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Shares of TiVo Inc. jumped more than 8% on Thursday because of a report that the set-top box maker had reached a settlement with Google's Motorola Mobility unit.
TiVo sued Motorola last year for...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Shares of TiVo Inc. plummeted Friday after the set-top box maker announced a settlement with Google's Motorola Mobility unit, Cisco and Time Warner Cable for less than expected.
TiVo said Friday it reached a settlement with the three companies for a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:48 AM
All eyes have been on Apple in anticipation of its 'iRadio' music streaming service this week.
But while Pandora's potential rival secures licensing deals with record companies, Pandora itself is increasing its own offerings.
The Oakland company...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
For decades we've been watching TV. Now a new generation of televisions is beginning to watch us.
Technological advances are giving the old clunky "boob tube" an I.Q. injection. Some of the new breed of smart TVs comes equipped with facial recognition...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:58 PM
In anticipation of our move to a new house, my husband blurted out something quite shocking.
"I think we should just drop cable."
Well, since I assumed cable television was necessary for his sports-watching hobby, and he assumed that I was beholden to...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Connecticut is experiencing a Japanese renaissance. That's easy to see in greater Hartford, where a Hibachi restaurant just moved into Prospect Plaza, Umi in Blue Back Square has brought conveyor belt sushi to the region, and the line at Ichiban was...