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  • Orange hires firm to develop app for parents

    Orange hires firm to develop app for parents
    Starting at the end of January, parents in Orange County will have Orange County Public Schools at their fingertips, courtesy of a new app. The district has hired a company called ParentLink to develop a district app that will give parents access to...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Free iPhones, $20 off at Macy's

    It's Shopping Saturday! Free iPhones, $20 off at Macy's
    Freebie Friday the 13th morphs into Shopping Saturday. We're down to the last two shopping weekends before Christmas and I have some fabulous coupon savings as well as freebies, restaurant deals and fun things to do. Like" Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
  • Tribeca Film Grabs Sharlto Copley Thriller 'Open Grave'

    New York-based distributor Tribeca Film has snagged U.S. rights to "Open Grave," the Sharlto Copley topliner that premiered last month at Portugal's horror film festival MOTELx. Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego's film centers on a man, played by Copley ("Elysium,"...
  • Google Drops Free Netflix Promo After Chromecast Device Sales Surge

    One day after launching the promotion, Google said it has stopped offering three free months of Netflix service to users who purchase the Chromecast streaming-video adapter for TVs, after unexpectedly high demand for the $35 devices. Google announced...
  • Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion 'due to overwhelming demand'

    Google ends Chromecast-Netflix promotion 'due to overwhelming demand'
    Citing overwhelming demand, Google on Thursday said it has ended a Netflix promotion tied to its new Chromecast TV dongle. The promotion gave users, new and existing, three free months of Netflix's video streaming service, valued at about $24, when they...
  • Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions

    Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions
    Google stole tech headlines this week with the unveiling of the Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7, but it made another important announcement that flew under the radar: Google Play Textbooks. The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant said it will...
  • Live unboxing: Chromecast, Google's big TV move [Video]

    Live unboxing: Chromecast, Google's big TV move [Video]
    Chromecast, Google's $35 digital video receiver, appears to be sold out online. The 2-inch device plugs into users' television sets to stream content from the cloud. It connects to users' smartphones, tablets and laptop computers to show content from...
  • Tech chief mysteriously dropped from Apple's executive team

    Tech chief mysteriously dropped from Apple's executive team
    Bob Mansfield, Apple's technologies chief, will no longer be on the company's executive team. The shift in Apple's executive team came suddenly and quietly. Mansfield's profile mysteriously disappeared from Apple's website over the weekend, according to...
  • Nokia frustrated with lack of apps, progress on Windows Phone

    Nokia frustrated with lack of apps, progress on Windows Phone
    A Nokia executive aired out his frustrations with partner Microsoft in a recent interview concerning the company's line of Lumia smartphones. Nokia's vice president Bryan Biniak told the International Business Times that in order to sell phones, the...
  • HBO Go Is Coming to Google Chromecast

    HBO -- looking to keep pace with online rival Netflix -- is planning to bring its Internet-video service to Google's cheap Chromecast device for TVs. "We are actively exploring supporting Chromecast as another way for our subscribers to enjoy HBO Go, but...
  • HBO Offers 'Game of Thrones,' Other Shows on Google Play Store

    HBO is now selling a limited selection of past seasons of "Game of Thrones," "Boardwalk Empire," "True Blood," "Veep," "The Newsroom" and other original series on the Google Play digital storefront. The premium cabler's addition to the Google download-...
  • Google teams up with HP to offer lightweight, $279 Chromebook laptop

    Google teams up with HP to offer lightweight, $279 Chromebook laptop
    Google has revamped its Chromebook laptop lineup in preparation for the holiday shopping season. The $279.99 HP Chromebook 11 is a light device designed to be portable and easy to carry around. The laptop weighs 2.3 pounds and gets six hours of...