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Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, August/September 2014

Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, August/September 2014

There is a wealth of information at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center open daily from 8am-6pm (CT) during the summer, and the parks are open from sunrise to sunset in season.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: What messages are you sending with your phone?

YOUNG VOICES: What messages are you sending with your phone?

Smartphones are being used for many reasons: distractions, ways to get out of socializing, and they even serve as babysitters. What message does this send to those around us?

January 13, 2014 12:00 am
'A Christmas Story' extra recalls Hammond's Shepherd on set

'A Christmas Story' extra recalls Hammond's Shepherd on set

CLEVELAND | South sider Jim Moralevitz thought he made it pretty big when his polka band, The Music Jesters, was making good money playing at weddings and bowling alleys.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am

$12M heist almost disrupted smartphone debut

GARY | Forget long lines and halted pre-orders – the latest smartphone was so hot it almost never made it to store shelves.

November 11, 2013 5:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

The phones are busy, and so are the companies that design, make and market information devices. As with earlier communications technologies, smartphones are helping to disseminate political power and foster the growth of equality. Overall, however, the interplay between technology and societ…

September 07, 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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GUEST COMMENTARY: Lessons from legacy media – get it right, first

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lessons from legacy media – get it right, first

Enough mistakes and maybe we’ll learn: When in doubt, leave it out.

April 28, 2013 12:00 am

New app IDs elected officials

INDIANAPOLIS | Finding out who represents you locally, at the Statehouse or in Washington, D.C., is now just a few finger swipes away thanks to a new application for smart phones and tablet devices from Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am
Apps can track heart health

Apps can track heart health

Just a download away are hundreds of apps on your iPhone or Android that can help save your life.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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High Tech Winter Fashion

High Tech Winter Fashion

Baby, it's still cold outside. But that doesn't mean you can't stay connected.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am

Experts: Don't let smartphones interrupt holiday gatherings

Motorists are advised not to text while driving, and a variation of that rule might apply when attending holiday gatherings with family and friends.

December 23, 2012 12:30 am
YOUNG VOICES: On cutting-edge tech, edge keeps moving

YOUNG VOICES: On cutting-edge tech, edge keeps moving

Growing up, there were always multiple computers in my home. I still remember the painful days of AOL dial-up. We had a Nintendo Entertainment System, then a Nintendo 64, and eventually a Nintendo Wii. Despite clearly being what Marc Prensky calls a digital native, I still find myself resist…

July 30, 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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Social media make campaigns more accessible

GUEST COMMENTARY: Social media make campaigns more accessible

Savvy politicians and their advisers are often the first to take advantage of new technologies to convert followers into voters. In the 1930s and 1940s, it was radio. In the 1950s and 1960s, television took over. Now in 2012, we have social media, smartphones and tablets.

June 13, 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
Getting your child to leave the virtual world

Getting your child to leave the virtual world

Getting your child to leave the virtual world

February 20, 2012 9:00 am
iPads become child's play

iPads become child's play

This holiday season, toy makers have turned pricey tablets and smartphones into playthings for kids, hoping that parents will be willing to splurge on toys for their children that utilize devices they already have (or want) themselves.

December 12, 2011 2:30 pm

At your fingertips: New smartphone app feature launches today

With more than 4,000 smartphone applications added every day for consumers to consider, the possibilities can be perplexing. A new feature providing insight about the latest and hottest smartphone apps debuts today in The Times.

October 23, 2011 12:00 am Related
Magic of Mobilewalla: New feature follows demand and favored functions of smartphone apps

Magic of Mobilewalla: New feature follows demand and favored functions of smartphone apps

Anindya Datta calls it "the App Revolution."

October 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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