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Cool apps for the cold

Cool apps for the cold

With the Midwest coated in the polar vortex chill, many, myself included, are staying in and avoiding leaving the friendly warmth of our homes. With the perks of smartphones and tablets, staying in is easier than ever, so what better way to forget the cold than to read about the best apps to…

February 18, 2014 1:21 pm
Google Glass joins local tourism industry

Google Glass joins local tourism industry

HAMMOND | A wearable computer that’s been making waves in the tech industry has made its way to the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority.

December 27, 2013 11:03 pm Video Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Pace of technological race is picking up

YOUNG VOICES: Pace of technological race is picking up

With Apple’s recent press conference and companies revealing a smart watch, the high-tech race continues to heat up the technological market.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am
Device Devotee: What is your choice?

Device Devotee: What is your choice?

This column was started using the ultra portable Asus Nexus 7 from Google and then completed using the highlights of Apple’s iPhone. Who says that they can't be friends?

August 20, 2013 5:36 pm Photos

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Dash daily fares going up 50 cents each way

VALPARAISO | Ridership isn't the only thing increasing for the ChicaGo Dash express commuter service to the Loop. So are the cost of gas and the tolls.

August 17, 2013 7:46 pm
Resolve to Meet Your Financial Goals in the New Year

Resolve to Meet Your Financial Goals in the New Year

Achieving your financial goals can sound like a daunting New Year’s resolution if you aren't organized when it comes to your money. But by planning ahead, you can more easily improve your financial situation.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
Top 10 tech tips for a healthier heart

Top 10 tech tips for a healthier heart

The message that a healthy lifestyle helps protect your heart isn't new. If you'd like to do more to take care of your heart, here are 10 ways technology can make that easier.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am

Last Resort: A killer app and some angry, angry birds

Being the perpetually behind-the-times digital Luddite that I am, I only recently became fully aware of the mindless phenomenon that has been enveloping the mobile gaming world for quite some time now. I'm speaking, of course, of Angry Birds, the time-wasting yet highly entertaining smartpho…

June 15, 2012 12:00 am

The Times rolls out updated, enhanced smartphone apps

MUNSTER | The Times and its sister papers within Lee Enterprises have announced a major upgrade of their applications for iPhone and Android smartphones, improving mobile delivery of local news, information and advertising throughout the day.

March 29, 2012 4:45 pm
Purdue junior with local roots develops app to help students improve literacy

Purdue junior with local roots develops app to help students improve literacy

A Purdue University junior with Gary roots partly credits his experience working at a Mexican fast-food joint for influencing a piece of technology in the making.

July 11, 2011 5:00 pm

No more wondering where the Dash buses are

VALPARAISO | The ChicaGo Dash buses could be adding another service by the end of summer: a GPS tracking system to help anyone waiting for a bus know where it is.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Mobile devices will dominate our lifestyles this year

GUEST COMMENTARY: Mobile devices will dominate our lifestyles this year

The Great Recession might have delayed the onslaught of mobile devices as a driver of our digital culture, but 2011 will be the year when many aspects of our lifestyles are influenced by mobile communications:

January 11, 2011 12:00 am
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