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Oscar weekend: Five big nominees you can watch at home
By Sean Stangland
Feb 22, 2017 10:02 AM
Five of the nine nominees for best picture at this weekend's Academy Awards are already available for home viewing on Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD.
App reviews: Fire Emblem Heroes, Quizzitive
Feb 18, 2017 7:12 AM
App reviews: Fire Emblem Heroes, one of the newest Nintendo mobile titles, plays very much like an old-school video game worthy of carrying the Fire Emblem brand. Merriam-Webster's Quizzitive app aims to have you master "1000 Words Worth Knowing," and takes a fun spin on building your vocabulary.
'Sleep With Me' podcast so intentionally boring it puts listeners to sleep
By Julia Carpenter
Feb 19, 2017 6:21 PM
The problem with a good podcast is that it is interesting. That is, it's a problem if you're an insomniac trying to lull yourself to sleep. And that's where "Sleep With Me" comes in. The podcast is, intentionally, as boring as possible, and it has thousands of listeners across the country.
A beginner's guide to mobile livestreaming
Feb 18, 2017 7:17 AM
Livestreaming has become the thing to do on social media, whether you're using video to share your thoughts with friends or the entire world. You've probably seen your share of notifications and maybe even some videos from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others. But if you haven't yet dipped your toe into the new format, we've provided you with a handy guide.
'Game of Thrones' composer brings immersive tour to United Center
By Sean Stangland
Feb 17, 2017 6:00 AM
"Game of Thrones" composer Ramin Djawadi says Wednesday's immersive concert at the United Center will make fans feel like they're really north of The Wall.
Constable: Reality of Valentine's Day for singles is virtually endless
Feb 14, 2017 5:10 AM
It's OK to send yourself flowers from an imaginary admirer for Valentine's Day, but virtual reality devices may expand your potential for a date on Valentine's night.
App reviews: Pokémon Duel, High Risers
Feb 11, 2017 7:15 AM
App reviews: Pokémon Duel gives players a chance to fight their way through a tournament by picking and training a group of the franchise's eponymous little monsters. But it differs slightly from other video games or card games in the Pokémon franchise. This is more like a board game -- you place different Pokémon at several points on a map. High Risers gives climbing the corporate ladder a whole different twist. Rather than good ideas and great memo-writing ability, you need quick reflexes and some quick thinking.
How a Chicago man posts hundreds of pro-Trump tweets each day
Feb 6, 2017 9:53 AM
Daniel John Sobieski, a retiree in Chicago, used preprogrammed "schedulers" to post more than 500 times a day to his Twitter accounts during the election and is credited with an increase in the pro-Trump social media presence.
Constable: Naperville native turns dying books into living art
By Burt Constable
Feb 6, 2017 9:47 AM
Growing up in Naperville, Brian Dettmer learned to respect books. Now the acclaimed artist delicately eviscerates them, turning old books into new works of art.
Review: The virtual NBA courtside experience with NextVR
Feb 4, 2017 7:10 AM
One of the promises that virtual reality offered was that we would all be able to watch "courtside" sporting events without having to leave our couches. But is it any good? To find out, I tried watching a basketball game using NextVR.
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