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Teen accused of hitting mom with frying pan over Kindle

A teenager was arrested over the weekend for allegedly hitting his mother with a frying pan after she refused to let him use her Kindle.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Arlington County police,

Man chases robbers who stole Kindle, shot at him

Anne Arundel County police say a man who chased two youths who stole his Kindle and shot at him was hit by a car as the robbers drove off.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 09:15pm EDT

Tags: technology, theft, crime

Citing explosions, USPS bans shipping iPads, Kindles

The move follows recent concern over lithium batteries found in tablets, smartphones and other electronic devices, that some international trade agencies believe could explode while aboard a plane. Companies that make these products currently charge extra for precautionary measures while shipping, mitigating the risk of an explosion, FastCompany.com reports.

Saturday - 05/12/2012, 06:55am EDT

Tags: iPad, USPS, post office

E-books are convenient, but beware of the drawbacks

There may be more to e-books than consumers realize, and those things add up.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 04:29am EST

Tags: ebooks, consumers, Nook, e-books, veronica robinson, drawbacks of e-readers

Georgetown Barnes & Noble quietly shuts its doors

There were no signs the store's windows announcing the closing, and many people didn't realize this location of the book store chain was closing after Dec. 31.

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 02:35pm EST

Tags: Barnes & Noble, georgetown, M Street, store closing, books,

Google announces 'iPad killer,' faces uphill fight

Google threw down the gauntlet boldly earlier this week with an announcement that proves once again Apple is the team to beat.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 06:03pm EST

Tags: iPad, Nook, Google, Steve Jobs

With e-readers, parents get in the way of reading

An e-reader to get the young kids more into reading may sound like a great idea, but it could have some negative consequences.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 06:16am EST

Tags: reading, Nook, max smith, e-reader