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  • Tech review: Panasonic product gives landlines a new life

    Plenty of people have dropped their landlines, opting to go with just a cellphone. But what about people who like their landline and want to keep using it? The KX-PRW120W from Panasonic ($100) is a wireless landline phone that allows you to connect your...
  • Amazon.com launches Prime Music, an ad-free streaming service

    Amazon.com launches Prime Music, an ad-free streaming service
    Amazon.com Inc. has joined the hotly contested online music streaming business by launching its own service that is free of ads but light on songs. Prime Music is available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime, the company's $99-a-year membership...
  • ‘Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga’ rises complete, like Lord Death Man

     
    You know Batman. But do you know Batmanga? In the 1960s, manga artist Jiro Kuwata pitted the Caped Crusader and […]...
  • Google acquires music-streaming service Songza, a Pandora rival

    Google acquires music-streaming service Songza, a Pandora rival
    Google has acquired Songza, an Internet radio company, in an effort to keep up with Apple and Amazon in music streaming. The Mountain View, Calif., company announced the purchase Tuesday afternoon, saying it would use Songza to improve its Google Play...
  • Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"

    Comics Journalist writes about "The Economics of Digital Comics"
    With so many Kickstarter projects looking for funding, you'd think there would be more devoted to the business of comic books. Apparently there aren't all that many, which is why Todd Allen's "Economics of Digital Comics" has gotten so much attention....
  • Will Japan's 'Tsum Tsum' Characters Translate in the U.S. for Disney?

    The Tsum Tsums are coming to America. Originally launched as an app in Japan, Disney is bringing the animated characters to the U.S. through a puzzle app for English-speaking audiences, as well as a line of stackable plush toys. "Disney Tsum Tsum,"...
  • 'Unknown' documentary coming to DVD and Blu-ray

    The documentary "The Unknown Known" is an extended cat-and-mouse game, but one in which each side thinks he is the cat. Oscar-winning director Errol Morris, famous for pinning down Robert McNamara in the documentary "The Fog of War," turns his...
  • Google Unveils Android Auto

     
    Last week, we told you of Google's plans for a vehicle operating system to rival Apple's CarPlay; at today's Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco, the tech giant unveiled the details of its new Android Auto system. More Technology......
  • Google's new Android Autos OS unveiled, will be in cars this year [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Technology, Videos, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Volkswagen, Infotainment Connected cars are coming en-masse. We know this much. How, though, remains something of an open question, especially as two of the world's largest...
  • New WJC Schools website to launch July 1

    New WJC Schools website to launch July 1
    The Williamsburg-James City school division is planning to launch its new website July 1, along with new staff email addresses, and a new student information management system to be unveiled later this year, according to a June 19 letter to parents from...
  • YouTube, Amazon Start Playing Hardball With Sellers

    The ascendance of digital media has given the Internet's biggest distributors new market clout. And YouTube and Amazon are increasingly throwing their weight around with suppliers in disputes that are, to an unusual degree, public. The YouTube brouhaha...
  • Google Unveils Android TV Platform, with Sony, Sharp and Netflix Among Partners

    Google gave developers an early look at Android TV at its I/O conference Wednesday, its newest attempt to let Android-based devices work better with HDTVs, set-tops and other entertainment systems. For Google, the Android TV platform -- which includes...