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NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

NFL sideline tech inches forward, still no video

NEW YORK | NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 5:20 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Let's hope for Valpo Spring, new ideas

GUEST COMMENTARY: Let's hope for Valpo Spring, new ideas

Recently I had the weird experience of attending both the ValpoNEXT public visioning workshops and several Valparaiso School Board meetings in the same month.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
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
New vehicles to take center stage at the Chicago Auto Show

New vehicles to take center stage at the Chicago Auto Show

The 106th annual auto show starts Saturday and will continue through Feb. 17. More than 1 million square feet in the North and South Exhibit Halls of McCormick Place will be devoted to automakers' latest offerings.

February 08, 2014 6:30 pm Video Photos

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Indiana Chamber’s 2014 legislative directory, app available

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers now have two ways to stay connected with their state legislators: the 2014 Indiana General Assembly Legislative Directory and the Legislative Directory App from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

December 25, 2013 6:00 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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The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 29, 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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GUEST COMMENTARY: Social media event of the year?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Social media event of the year?

Were you planning to sit back and relax while watching Super Bowl XLVII? Think again. There’s a conspiracy afoot to get you to work during the game.

February 02, 2013 1:37 pm
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
Weight loss apps can benefit dieters

Weight loss apps can benefit dieters

So, once again, you resolve to lose weight for the New Year. There's an app for that; or, rather, more apps.

December 13, 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
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

Verizon to ditch most phone plans for shared ones

NEW YORK | Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest cellphone company, is dropping nearly all its phone plans in favor of pricing schemes that encourage consumers to connect their non-phone devices, like tablets and PCs, to Verizon's network.

June 12, 2012 4:30 pm
Getting your child to leave the virtual world

Getting your child to leave the virtual world

Kids these days are constantly bombarded by social media and gaming devices. Thanks to smartphones, they are exerting all of their time and energy into a technological device and falling short at life's more exciting ventures.

February 20, 2012 9:00 am
Times launches iPad app

Times launches iPad app

The Times Media Co. is adding to its portfolio of digital products with the release of its new iPad application.

January 05, 2012 10:00 pm

Indiana highway signs alert drivers to texting ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists traveling on Indiana highways through Sunday are getting a very large reminder that texting-while-driving is prohibited.

September 21, 2011 2:00 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
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