Android 13 releases today for Google Pixel smartphones

Android 13 releases today for Google Pixel smartphones

Today, Google is releasing Android 13 for Google Pixel smartphones, following months of developer previews and beta releases. It’s an update that polishes a lot of the changes that Android 12 brought to the table, while also introducing a ton of small, helpful features across the board that aims to improve privacy, security, and usability. … Read more

Lemont author’s work an International Book Awards finalist

Lemont author’s work an International Book Awards finalist

Passionate about creating fun experiences for family and friends, Lemont resident Meg Dagnino curated a Halloween party for her son Ray’s kindergarten class that was brimming with games, crafts and other activities, including her “Witch’s Brew” snack-tivity. That was almost 10 years ago and those kindergartners are now high school sophomores. Meanwhile, Dagnino, who was … Read more

Sacheen Littlefeather Receives Apology Over 1973 Oscars Mistreatment – The Hollywood Reporter

Sacheen Littlefeather Receives Apology Over 1973 Oscars Mistreatment – The Hollywood Reporter

The first time Sacheen Littlefeather encountered the Academy, in 1973, she was booed onstage at the Oscars, heckled with mock ululations and so-called “tomahawk chops” offstage and threatened with arrest and physical assault. Nearly half a century later, she will return to the Academy as an invited guest of honor for an evening of reflection … Read more

Michelle Branch files for divorce from Patrick Carney following arrest for domestic battery

Michelle Branch files for divorce from Patrick Carney following arrest for domestic battery

Singer Michelle Branch has filed for divorce from her husband Patrick Carney after she was arrested for domestic abuse and announced their separation. TMZ reported that Branch, 39, filed the divorce documents in Tennessee on Friday and cited irreconcilable differences as the reason behind their separation. Branch, who shares two children with Carney, has asked … Read more

Reader, I followed them: TikTok expands its content to tap into the BookTok phenomenon | Books

Reader, I followed them: TikTok expands its content to tap into the BookTok phenomenon |  Books

Social media app TikTok is making increased efforts to tap into the power of its book content, with new retailer partnerships, live events and clubs. “BookTok”, as users have dubbed TikTok content about books, consists of everything from videos of creators’ to-read piles to livestreamed crying at emotional novels. BookTok can be credited with a … Read more

Why convicted sex offender is back in court

Why convicted sex offender is back in court

Kelly is going on trial again because he has been charged with similar crimes in separate cases in two federal courts and in two state courts. In the first trial, Kelly was found guilty on all nine counts of sex trafficking and racketeering and sentenced to 30 years. This trial includes counts of producing child … Read more