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  • How Amazon Fire TV stacks up against competitors

    How Amazon Fire TV stacks up against competitors
    Amazon.com on Wednesday jumped into the crowded world of video-streaming devices by announcing the Fire TV, a $99 set-top box. The Amazon Fire TV will now go head to head against the Apple TV, the Google Chromecast and four Roku devices. These devices...
  • Use high tech, and Disney and Marvel characters, to get your kids to brush their teeth the right way

    Use high tech, and Disney and Marvel characters, to get your kids to brush their teeth the right way
    Hey, moms and dads: How many times has this scenario played out for you? First, you ask your youngsters if they’ve brushed their teeth before bedtime. They say yes, and then you ask, “Really?” After a pause, they admit the less-than-...
  • One in three new iOS games are Flappy Bird clones

    One in three new iOS games are Flappy Bird clones
    Before being pulled from the Apple App Store and Google Play, Flappy Bird was the most popular mobile game. These days, there's no Flappy Bird, but the market is still being flooded by clones. During a 24-hour period last week, 293 new games were...
  • Snapfish offers free photo prints for a year

    Snapfish offers free photo prints for a year
    Snapfish, the online photo printing retailer, is offering 100 free photo prints when you download the new mobile or tablet application.  Shoppers who download the mobile app will be given an account credit for 100 free photo prints once a month for 12...
  • Apple Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion

    Apple could be close to making its biggest acquisition in the company's history, offering $3.2 billion to purchase headphone maker Beats Electronics, which recently launched a streaming music service. Should the deal close, it would mark a major payout...
  • Apple near deal to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion

    Apple Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Beats Electronics LLC, the premium headphone maker that recently launched a subscription streaming music service.  The Cupertino tech giant would pay $3.2 billion for Beats, according to a person with knowledge of the...
  • Facebook and Square pull failed apps from digital stores

    Facebook Camera, Poke and Square Wallet have been removed from app stores, bringing an end to three  apps from notable tech companies that were never able to catch on. The social network giant pulled Camera and Poke from the Apple App Store on Friday....
  • Apple Seals $3 Billion Deal to Acquire Beats Music and Electronics

    Apple has sealed a $3 billion deal to acquire the Beats Music streaming service and Beats Electronics audio gear business founded by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. The deal marks the largest acquisition in Apple's history. As part of the deal, Iovine and Dr....
  • New weather app launches in time spring baseball leagues

    New weather app launches in time spring baseball leagues
    The weather this week is evidence spring isn't going to let us off easy. Regardless, Little League baseball season has started.    The new Little League WeatherBug app is deisgned to help families navigate fluxuations with lightning alerts, real-time...
  • Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair

    Cutting kids' cholesterol is a family affair
    Parents have a new ally in the effort to clean up their kitchens and improve their children’s eating habits—and their own. “Kids are hugely interested in the cooking shows like Iron Chef, said Jodie Shield, co-author of Healthy Eating,...
  • Google to sell basic version of modular smartphone in January

    Google to sell basic version of modular smartphone in January
    Google will begin selling a basic version of its Project Ara modular smartphone in January, the company said this week. Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by easily switching modules in and...
  • Students and parents are using District 214 app

     Students and parents are using District 214 app
    A new app from Township High School District 214 has been downloaded more than 1,000 times since its debut in February. As of April 13, it has been downloaded 1,037 times through the Apple App Store and 267 times through Google Play, said Erin Brooks,...