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Your little texting runt may not be illiterate

Researchers at Coventry University in the United Kingdom conclude that textisms, the abbreviated versions of words, may have a positive affect on child literacy.

By February 23, 2009


Is the web making us illiterate? (Hello Cuil, er, Quill, er, Kool)

Does the web help reading or hinder it? No one seems to be sure.

By July 28, 2008


Defendant knocks Web illiterate juror in RIAA case

Comments made by one of the jurors who found Jammie Thomas guilty of file sharing admits to never having been on the Internet.

By October 10, 2007


An iPod Nano for the tech illiterate

You can get an iPod Nano preloaded with your 50 favorite CDs--perfect for the tech illiterate or the really lazy.

By October 24, 2006


Motorola: A love story

For years, Crave's Eric Mack has been one of a rare breed, a true "Motorola Man." Now his commitment is being threatened by a trans-Pacific marriage with Lenovo. Will love win out in the end?

By May 12, 2014


Windows 8 designer: Why Microsoft forced Metro on us all

A purported UX designer for Microsoft reveals why the "love it or hate it" Metro environment is the default in Windows 8.

By February 18, 2014


MI5 to let go of tech-averse staffers

The United Kingdom's Security Service is instituting voluntary and compulsory layoffs, after a review of its staff's IT skills.

By March 29, 2010


Smart syringe turns bright red to warn of prior use

The ABC Syringe is embedded with ink that turns color when exposed to air as a way to warn caregivers that the syringe has been used.

By September 3, 2013


Four offbeat Android launchers to transform your phone

Want to give your phone a new look, without having to design it yourself? These four launchers have you covered.

By March 21, 2014


Amazon UK pulls misogynist t-shirts following outrage

Amazon has dropped a range of poor-taste t-shirts, with the makers blaming the offensive slogans on a "computer error".

By March 3, 2013