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Sci-fi novel 'Redshirts' heads to FX as a TV series

What if the red-shirted "Star Trek" ensigns knew the odds of returning from away missions were near zero? John Scalzi talks about the upcoming TV adaptation of his satirical book "Redshirts."

By Feb. 12, 2014


Pandigital Novel eReader

The feature set of the affordable Pandigital Novel looks good on paper, but this color e-book reader and multimedia device is hobbled by its extremely slow performance and unresponsive touch screen.

By Aug. 17, 2010

2 stars Editor's rating Aug. 17, 2010

Author pleads: Please don't buy my new novel on Amazon (Q&A)

Jaime Clarke, a Boston-based author and independent bookstore owner, sends out a public plea for readers to resist buying his new novel from the e-commerce giant.

By Sep. 29, 2013


Awesome 50-pound Lego spaceship to get its own novel

The Marquis is a colonial mothership featuring in a sci-fi novel set in the far reaches of space. The Lego version picked up a well-deserved award.

By Jun. 23, 2013


Amazon to stream CBS show based on Stephen King novel

The retailer's Amazon Prime members will be able to watch episodes of the new series "Under the Dome" just four days after they air on CBS.

By Feb. 11, 2013


Ten novel ways to use your Android smartphone

Did you know you can use an Android smartphone to measure noise levels, solve Sudoku puzzles, or tune a guitar? We'll show you 10 novel ways to use your Android smartphone.

By Feb. 9, 2012


Pandigital Novel

From the company better known for its digital photo frames comes the Pandigital Novel e-book reader, which features a 7-inch color touch screen and access to the Barnes & Noble online bookstore.

By Oct. 26, 2010


E-book glitch leaves new J.K. Rowling novel unreadable

Harry Potter author's first adult novel arrives to mixed reviews, but e-book readers who bought the book today couldn't even read it.

By Sep. 27, 2012


Novel cooling method for hot milk in India (photos)

Startup Promethean Power is developing a "thermal battery" that gets around unreliable power service in India at a clean-tech incubator in a converted warehouse in South Boston.

11 Images By Jan. 29, 2012


Novel Scuderi engine boosts Nissan fuel efficiency

Companies are tinkering with the trusty old internal combustion engine design to boost fuel economy. Scuderi Group says its split-cycle design and air hybrid improves MPG by more than 50 percent.

By May. 11, 2011