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Vintage letters to the editor show girls always loved comics

Letters from young fans of comic star fashion model-cum-amateur sleuth Toni Gayle from the 1940s are both endearing and fascinating.

By November 11, 2014


Why the BlackBerry Z10 is on sale in the U.K. first

The launch event may have been in the United States, but Americans will need to wait at least a month to buy the BlackBerry touch-screen Z10.

By February 1, 2013


Video game violence at E3: Too much, yet still not enough

Microsoft and Sony packed their E3 press conferences with fountains of blood and shotgun blasts to the head. Maybe that's what it takes to sell games -- but sales figures say it's not working.

By June 5, 2012


When is that darn iPhone 5 coming? (Ask Maggie)

It feels like we've been waiting forever for Apple to release the next iteration of its coveted iPhone. But a launch is coming soon...I hope.

By September 16, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 935: Butt out loud

We have finally hit on an appropriate term for very small lightweight laptops: the Buttbook, as in small enough to fit in your butt pocket. We also talk about Gmail's new undo feature for e-mail.

By March 20, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 705: Why court the pwnage?

Safari saves your bacon with a hole-patching update, and NASA says it's better at math than teen-agers (which we fervently hope is true).

By April 17, 2008


Confirmed: Virgin Mobile USA and Helio in talks

Wireless operators Virgin Mobile USA and Helio have confirmed that they are in preliminary discussions about "strategic opportunities."

By May 14, 2008


Bringing smart phones to the masses

Palm is the latest smart phone maker to address the consumer market with a smaller and cheaper phone that allows people to easily surf the Web and check e-mail.

By September 28, 2007


Virgin Mobile USA hits 3 million subscribers

Virtual cell phone companies that use outside capacity are popular with youngsters and others who don't want to sign long-term contracts.

By February 8, 2005