First look: Inside the year's hottest new cruise ship
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Eager for a glimpse of Viking Star -- the much-awaited first ocean ship from river giant Viking? Cruise this week is getting early access to the 930-passenger vessel as it sets sail on its maiden voyage, and we're posting ...
April 12, 2015
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8: Full Review
Not only does the barrel-shaped battery on the Yoga 8 offer a welcome grip when using the tablet with one hand, but it also houses a kickstand that lets you prop the tablet up on a desk. The slate's black On one end of the cylindrical battery lies ...
November 5, 2013
Popeye 'Air-O-Plane' toy flies to Orient for $11257
Well constructed with tremendous detail, it brushed up $4,740. Other service vehicles from the collection included a rare Hubley Ingersoll-Rand compressor truck. This Mack truck was faithfully styled after the original of the time period and featured a ...
September 8, 2013
Two days in the desert with Apple's lost founder, Ron Wayne
His white hair is brushed back, thin on the top and long in the back. He's in . He's come across the majority of his fellow traders by way of a now-defunct swap meet in the area or two small, text-only ads in the back of the local Nifty Nickel ...
December 19, 2011
Restyling kitchen doesn't always mean extensive remodeling
That included converting the kitchen's designated clutter catcher — a small, unused desk nook — into an art display area with glass shelving and showy new lighting. Now, instead of featuring stacks of papers and books, the nook is a showcase for ...
February 6, 2011
The tight end has taken center stage
Defenses have responded to the spread offense by fielding more nickel and dime looks. Against a nickel or dime, the wide receivers always are covered by defensive backs. But even against a nickel or dime, the tight end still may draw linebacker ...
October 18, 2011
If a storm had already approached, I'd wake up to rain pouring down over the house, my room so dark I had to turn on the bedside lamp just to read the clock. Change was exciting to me, . Those people were employees of the U.S. government, and they ...
July 5, 2008
Lenovo, the world's largest PC maker, is adding to its mind-bending Yoga family with the eight-inch Yoga Tablet 8. With a built-in kickstand to support multiple use modes, the $249 Yoga Tablet 8 packs great speakers and a long-lasting battery... Not only does the barrel-shaped battery on the Yoga 8 offer a welcome grip when using the tablet with one hand, but it also houses a kickstand that lets you prop the tablet up on a desk. Two Dolby-enhanced speakers anchor the bottom of the tablet's face on the hinge side, with a 1. 6-MP front camera in the left bezel. On one end of the cylindrical battery lies a nickel-size power button, while the other end has a 3. 5mm headphone-microphone jack. The Yoga Tablet 8's onboard kickstand lets the slate support itself in one of three modes. In Stand mode, the kickstand is fully extended and the tablet sits almost perpendicular to your desk. Rotate the tablet so that its top edge is resting on a table for Tilt mode, which makes it easy to type or draw on the display. With the kickstand retracted in Hold mode, the tablet looks like a magazine with some pages rolled up along its spine. Display The 8-inch 1280 x 800 IPS 10-point touch screen on the Yoga Tablet 8 delivered just decent visuals.
FAIRFIELD, Maine — James D. Julia’s June 21 Advertising, Toy & Doll Auction offered a lively array of antique toys, dolls and antique advertising items. After the final gavel fell, the auction boasted a final gross of more than $1. 2 million against a presale estimate of $816,000. Toys featured a generous selection of American pressed steel items including a. single-owner collection of more than... A Sturditoy American Railway Express truck with an open cab and a screen sided back end showed exceptional condition and went out at $7,702. Another rarity was a Sturditoy ambulance in cream with a red cross emblazoned on either side. Likewise exhibiting strong original condition, this seldom seen vehicle found a buyer at $6,517. From another private collection came a solid offering of cast-iron horse-drawn and automotive toys. Well constructed with tremendous detail, it brushed up $4,740. Other service vehicles from the collection included a rare Hubley Ingersoll-Rand compressor truck. This Mack truck was faithfully styled after the original of the time period and featured a detailed, separately cast motor, expansion tanks and nickeled cast-iron spoke wheels.
"I have to ask you something," Ron Wayne begins, as we stand to leave his office, signaling the close of our day-long conversation. Wayne is genuinely curious about what makes his 77 years on earth so fascinating to have warranted my traveling across the country in order to spend a few days in his presence. "So it's my brushes with famous people. Thirty-five years ago, Ronald G. Wayne helped co-found the Apple Computer Company with two men 20 years his junior, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak -- names that have since become synonymous with the personal computer revolution of the early 80s. For... His is a name that pops up every few years or so, shrouded in mystery, the "forgotten" or "unknown" founder of one of the world's most successful companies – and perhaps more infamously, the man who once owned 10 percent of its stock, only to walk... Wayne's name has popped up in the national news twice in recent months, first with the passing of Steve Jobs, and then with the well-timed appearance of an original Apple contract, dated April Fool's Day, 1976, signed by Jobs, Wozniak and Wayne,... The two Steves' signatures are downright childlike, compared to Wayne's barely legible scribbles – fitting, perhaps, given the then 41-year-old's role as the adult supervision for.