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In Defense of Reading -- Again

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 04.06.2014 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

Reading has always presented challenges, and those of us who love it have always both feared and worked for its survival. Perhaps it is that very fear that keeps us working, and in turn keeps reading -- and writing, for that matter -- so dynamic, satisfying, and vital.

Is It Time to Throw Out Your Books?

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

Soon after Amazon announced it was selling 143 ebooks for every 100 hardcovers, a writer friend with a new iPad told me she had gotten rid of five shelves of books.

Big Brother 12: The Boobiac Strikes Back!

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

It is a dark time for The Brigade. Although the Death Showmances have been destroyed, Imperious goofs have driven the Brigade forces from the HOH Room, and pursued then across the Big Brother House.

Big Brother 12: The Sorrows of Boobiac

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

We rejoin our competition with the houseguests clinging to a spinning giant paint can while being splattered with gaily-colored effluvia, and slapped by a paint brush the size of my second husband.

Big Brother 12: I, Boobiac!

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Captain Kosher's parting shots last week set off dynamite in Rachel, aka Boobiac, which detonated in Kristen's face the moment Boobiac won HOH a second time, thus demonstrating that she is the Empress Caligulotta.

BlackBerry Steps Up

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Research in Motion unveiled its new BlackBerry today, BlackBerry Torch, which features a touchscreen as well as a slide-out keyboard and lots of other cool features.

YouTube's 15 Minutes of Fame

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Starting today, YouTube will allow users to upload videos up to 15-minutes in length, up 50 percent from the previous 10-minute limit.

Something New and Useful From Twitter

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Twitter is unveiling a new feature today that will allow users to embed Tweets onto websites. The company hopes that Tweets will soon be as easy and appropriate to post as YouTube videos.

iPhone 4 Sex Chat Services

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Sex chat services are already available on the iPhone 4, using the the FaceTime video chatting app. It only works when you have a WiFi connection, but that doesn't seem to be a deterrent. Can Apple do anything to stop the practice?

Google Voice Is Live

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Google is now inviting everyone in the United States to use Google Voice. Users get a single number that syncs to all of their phones and voicemail that works a lot like email.

Can Your Boss Read Your Txts?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

According to a California Supreme Court ruling the answer is, yes. The moral of the story? Keep your online personal and professional lives separate, the boss may be reading your mail.

Stanford Professor, Students Engineer Car That Drives Itself

Stanford Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In 1984, Michele Mouton was the first woman to win the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb--a twelve-and-a-half mile race to the Colorado mountain's s...

Get A Free Hyundai With Your iPad

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: In September, if you buy an iPad for $50,000, you'll get a Hyundai Equus for...

Streaming Tiger and the iPad

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

CBSSports.com and Masters.com are going to make sure you don't miss Tiger Woods's return to golf. Both sites have increased their streaming video coverage by 50%. It's going to be all Tiger all the time!

iPad is All the Rage

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

While some critics have had mixed feelings, Apple has sold more iPad's this weekend than it did when the iPhone debuted and took 74 days to hit a million in sales.

HP's New Slate Coming Soon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

2010-04-06-hppadsm.jpg There are over 50 iPad competitors coming to market, and one of them may have a shot.

AT&T Ends Unlimited Data Plans

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

AT&T has ended its unlimited data plans, so now, iPhone and iPad users are going to have to pay by the amount of data they consume. That means that if you watch too much video on your 3G iPad, you are going to get billed for it.

Robotic Audi Looks To Climb Pike's Peak, Give Cog Railway A Run For Its Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Scroll down for video The Cog Railway up Pikes Peak may be getting some friendly competition. A team of researchers from the Center for Automotive Re...

iPad Apps Hit iTunes Store

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

iPad apps are now available in the iTunes store. While some apps are free, popular games like Scrabble and Tetris can cost up to $9.99.

YouTube Unveils New Site

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

YouTube completed a drastic redesign of its site yesterday. The Google-owned video network simplified its interface in hopes of making the site more intuitive and less cluttered.

Apple Bringing iPhone to Verizon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is currently developing two new iPhones to hit market this summer, and one will be its first non-AT&T smart phone.

Verizon Ending FiOS Expansion

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Verizon's decision leaves many high speed broadband seekers in 32 states without the option of signing up for the powerful FiOS network.

There's Video Everywhere!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Blockbuster wants you to stream full-length feature films on your phone. The...

British Health Officials Blame Facebook for Syphilis Surge

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The sexually transmitted disease has flourished recently in the British towns of Teesside, Durham and Sunderland, with one official noting that Facebook made "it easier for people to meet for casual sex."

Why Is Apple Selling a Non-Contract iPhone?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

In a move that no one can explain, Apple is now selling iPhones for list price without an AT&T contract. However, the iPhone will still only work on the AT&T network, so is there really a point?