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Lewis University dedicates lab to Glenview couple
Mar 27, 2017 9:54 AM
Lewis University recently dedicated a computational science lab in honor of longtime professor Paul Kaiser and his wife, Kathleen.
Is Hasbro's Pie Face the future of fun in the social media era?
Mar 26, 2017 1:00 AM
Hasbro's Pie Face is a symbol of a new era in toymaking, one in which social media is allowing the industry to marshal you to become a product's most powerful advertiser. And its mega-popularity has helped fuel a flurry of action from toymakers to create games that offer a "shareable moment."
Should you buy Apple's cheaper iPad and red iPhone?
Mar 25, 2017 8:01 AM
Apple announced several new products last week, including a cheaper version of the iPad and a new red shade for the iPhone. Consumers can place their orders for the new devices starting Friday. If you've been thinking about treating yourself to something new and are intrigued by Apple's announcements, here are some things to consider before you buy.
Apple's next big thing: augmented reality
Mar 25, 2017 8:00 AM
No technology has fired up Apple CEO Tim Cook quite like augmented reality, which overlays images, video and games on the real world. Cook has likened AR's game-changing potential to that of the smartphone.
Which country requests most content removals from Twitter? Turkey
Mar 25, 2017 7:16 AM
Turkey accounted for more than half of all content removal requests sent to Twitter during the second half of 2016, a ranking it has topped for three years.
One problem with Samsung's Bixby? It's hard to say
Mar 25, 2017 7:18 AM
If Samsung has its way, we'll all be bellowing voice commands to "Bixby," the company's new voice assistant. Yet Bixby could be hard for some users to call upon because of the placement of one letter: the "x." The "x" in Bixby sounds essentially like a "k" and an "s" combined, which is difficult for many people around the world to say, according to linguists, including for those in Samsung's native South Korea.
App reviews: Sling Kong, Shout
Mar 25, 2017 7:17 AM
App reviews: The game Sling Kong encourages its players to get into some monkey business. The aim of the game is to launch your adorable animal avatar (who is, by default, a monkey) as high as you can up the current level. Shout is a new app aimed at helping you curate and share the best articles, videos, recipes and other pieces of the Web for yourself and others. The app functions as a sort of cross between a bookmarking service such as Pocket and a curation service such as Flipboard.
How Oppo, Vivo phones toppled Apple in China
Mar 25, 2017 7:15 AM
Oppo and Vivo, the twin smartphone brands that dealt Apple a stinging defeat in China last year, were once derided as cheap iPhone knockoffs. In 2016, they leapfrogged the rankings and shoved Apple out of the top three. Reclusive billionaire founder Duan Yongping talked to Bloomberg about how Oppo and Vivo did it.
Siri, Alexa, Cortana. Want them all on your iPhone?
Mar 25, 2017 7:12 AM
With Alexa joining Microsoft's Cortana in challenging Siri on Apple's own turf, it brings up the question for consumers of whether it's worth installing multiple voice assistants on their iPhones. Answering that question for yourself is easiest if you know the strengths and weaknesses of each assistant.
Amazon's latest tactic in $800B grocery game: brick-and-mortar stores
Spencer Soper and Olivia Zaleski
Mar 25, 2017 7:14 AM
Despite several attempts to break into the $800 billion grocery industry and almost a decade in the business, Amazon has struggled to entice shoppers en masse to buy eggs, steaks and berries online the same way they've flocked to buy books, tablets and toys.
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