| May 28, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Back in the early days of feminism -- the 1970s -- the theme song of the wife who had a career outside the home was the Enjoli perfume commercial:
I can bring home the bacon,
Fry it up in the pan,
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Name: PowerPot V
What it is: A thermoelectric cooking pot that produces as much as 5 watts of power to charge smartphones, iPods, GPS devices, etc., when heating water. The kit comes with the power-producing pot and a smaller pan, plus an electrical...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
On Wednesday we noted that Shailene Woodley, star of the upcoming movies "Divergent" and "The Fault in Our Stars," isn't just a rising Hollywood starlet: She's also a font of quirky wisdom.
Having gone over the benefits of eating clay and tanning one'...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:55 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's long list has free Starbucks coffee with purchase of a breakfast sandwich, a $100 gift card when you test drive a Cadillac and savings at stores, restaurants and fun things to do.
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| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A promotion that went awry last month has led BlackBerry to cut ties with T-Mobile after numerous years of working together.
BlackBerry on Wednesday announced that it will not renew T-Mobile's license to sell its products when it expires April 25....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Sprint and T-Mobile were the latest major U.S. carriers to announce their launch plans for the Galaxy S5, which will become available to users next month.
Kansas-based Sprint said it will begin selling the phone on April 11 but eager customers can...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:46 AM
The White House has reportedly begun testing smartphones from Samsung and LG, perhaps indicating that BlackBerry may soon lose one of its most high-profile customers.
Testing is only in the early stages at this point, but the White House internal...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:31 PM
As we near the end of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, by now you've likely heard at least some of the many statistics showing how smartphone use while driving is fraught with danger for motorists, their passengers and everyone around them.......
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ask anyone about L.A. tech these days and they'll almost certainly point to Santa Monica and Venice, where hundreds of start-ups have emerged in the last few years.
So-called Silicon Beach is home to Snapchat, sizable Google and Microsoft offices, and a...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took to his company's blog this week to call for the implementation of strong net neutrality rules.
Hasting's blog post comes about two months after a federal appeals court disallowed government regulations that ensured equal...