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You can't stop Verizon's nationwide LTE push -- and even hoping to contain it seems like a bit much to ask these days. The company made its last major 4G service rollout just under a week ago, and now it's looking to do the same next month, adding a slew of new markets to its coverage umbrella an...

June 22nd 2011 at 12:33pm 0 Comments
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Here's an amazing story to end your week on a high note: a 25-year-old paraplegic is now walking again, thanks to a groundbreaking procedure developed by neuroscientists at the University of Louisville, UCLA and Cal Tech. The Oregon man, Rob Summers, was paralyzed below the chest in 2006, after gett...

May 20th 2011 at 8:47am 0 Comments
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Residents of Louisville, Kentucky have been begging and pleading for HD locals for what seems like ages now, and at long last the yelling and hollering can subside. As of now, residents of the city with DISH Network can receive three of their local broadcast stations in high-def: WHAS-TV (5170), WLK...

November 20th 2008 at 9:03am 0 Comments
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Back in October, we heard that Insight Communications was fixing to carry 56 high-definition channels by early next month in the Kentucky region. Now, we're being treated to a delicious dash of confirmation. The Courier-Journal is reporting that 33 new HD channels will be added in and around Louisvi...

November 14th 2008 at 10:16am 0 Comments
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Details are exceptionally vague at the moment, but Insight Communications is currently testing an internet service capable of hitting (theoretical) download speeds as high as 100Mbps. Not that we haven't seen similar services offered from fiber providers or anything, but generally speaking, 50Mbps i...

November 13th 2008 at 7:23pm 0 Comments
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No longer will Louisville residents have to sit around and wonder when their local news will finally be in HD, as NBC affiliate WAVE-TV has just made the long-awaited transition. This station becomes the first in the city to deliver local newscasts in high-definition, and we're told that three HD ca...

July 1st 2008 at 8:56am 0 Comments
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Apple is heading out on a store-opening spree in the next few days (hopefully populated with brand new iPods). If you're in Louisville, San Jose, or Boston, here's three new places you can hang out with Geniuses and play with the iPhone. As Dave noted yesterday, the store at Oxmoor in Louisvill...

September 5th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Kentucky's very first Apple Store will open on Thursday, September 6th - Not Saturday the 8th, as previously reported. Kind of makes you even more eager for Wednesday's announcement, doesn't it?The store is located at 7900 Shelbyville Road in Louisville, on the lower level near Macy's. You can get f...

September 4th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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A couple of months ago, TUAW operative Kelly noticed listings for Apple retail positions in her home state of Kentucky. Then, reader Chris sent in this spyshot of the barricade in front of the future store.Today, the Courier-Journal.com has announced an opening date for this store: September 8th. Th...

August 24th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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This Sunday afternoon, July 29th, the WSVG is coming to network television. Starting at noon, CBS is showing an hourlong special of WSVG events, including their recent tournament in Louisville, as well as other events in this, their second season, leading up to the December finals in Sweden.WoW Ins...

July 27th 2007 at 1:29pm 0 Comments
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Back in March, TUAW operative Kelly made us aware of what would become Kentucky's very first Apple Store. While browsing Apple's jobs boards, she found several postings for retail positions at Louisville's Oxmoor mall.Today, reader Chris sent in this spy shot of the subtle barricade that's in front...

July 16th 2007 at 8:30pm 0 Comments