| Jan 6, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Lady Gaga, Polaroid's creative director, showed off the first results of her collaboration with the instant photo company -- a mobile printer, a new camera and sunglasses with a camera and two OLED screens behind the lenses at the Consumer Electronics...
| May 29, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Oskar van Deventer, an electrical engineer living in Leidschendam in the Netherlands, has had ideas floating around in his head for toy-puzzle designs since he was 12 years old. But until he started using a little-known technology called 3-D printing...
| Jul 5, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Home computer printers gave people the ability to produce bank statements, concert tickets and holiday cards at the touch of a button. But what if you wanted to âprint outâ a dinner plate, the leg of an armchair or an eyeglass frame? It may sound...
| Jan 8, 2010
A laptop computer maker is issuing a recall of thousands of notebook PCs because they pose a potential burn hazard to consumers.
About 22,000 Acer Aspire-series Notebook Computers are being recalled. An internal microphone wire under the palm rest can...
| May 20, 2010
| 7:39 AM
After big brother made an agreement with printer companies to stop counterfeiting, it has left a mark that is not visible to the human eye but the information contained in that mark could reveal your whole identity.
There are tiny yellow dots that lie in...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 4:57 AM
About 41,000 laptop computers are being recalled because they can overheat and burn people.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the Toshiba Satellite T135, Satellite T135D and Satellite ProT130 Notebook Computers can overheat at the notebook's...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 3:31 AM
For those who have watched me post about this week's ConAgra Catalina deal at Jewel-Osco and been confused, help is here! Here is a full explainer on what Catalina deals are, how to use them to save lots of money on groceries, and some answers to the most...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:40 AM
The Frugalista has an ongoing gallery of free products, which you can view here. But today there are so many freebies available that my whole daily deal post is all free stuff that you can buy in Chicago or order online. Yay free!
CVS freebies:If you...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 3:12 PM
When Joanie Demer used coupons to take a $600 grocery bill down to $2.64 on the TLC show "Extreme Couponing," she had a secret weapon.
Demer, who blogs at TheKrazyCouponLady.com, used plenty of ordinary coupons, the ones you clip from the Sunday...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:42 PM
I have spent all day screwing around with a cheap printer trying to make it do a simple thing, make a quality print. It's no go. I'm not going to identify the retailer or the printer because they are both quality operations. Even the best printer...
| May 15, 2009
About 70,000 lithium-ion batteries used in Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computers are being recalled.
The companies say the batteries can overheat and start a fire.
Two incidents have been reported.
The batteries were sold online and at computer...
| Jun 21, 2008
If you get a new cell phone every few years, there's a good chance the accessories you bought for your old phone won't work with your new one. So when possible, it's a good idea to buy ones that are compatible with a variety of phones.
This week I tested...