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…
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.
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.
GARY | Forget long lines and halted pre-orders – the latest smartphone was so hot it almost never made it to store shelves.
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…
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?
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Just a download away are hundreds of apps on your iPhone or Android that can help save your life.
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.
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.
So, once again, you resolve to lose weight for the New Year. There's an app for that; or, rather, more apps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Times Media Co. is adding to its portfolio of digital products with the release of its new iPad application.
INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists traveling on Indiana highways through Sunday are getting a very large reminder that texting-while-driving is prohibited.
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.
DYER | Shaun Ciesielski's wife Sara always enjoyed watching her husband bowl.
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:
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