| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In a show of mettle, Los Angeles Ballet mounted a challenging, thrilling and mostly rewarding program titled "Quartet" on Saturday night at UCLA's Royce Hall.
Credit husband-and-wife artistic directors Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary, whose...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The new season of the series Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at the Music Center will feature seven productions, including visits from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Australian Ballet with its production of "Swan Lake."
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Chester Gould, the inventor of Dick Tracy's iconic two-way wrist radio, could not have imagined the real thing. Teamed with your smart phone, a smart watch can display real-time fitness data; show phone, text and social-media...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:36 PM
(Free for iOS and Android)
What it is: An app to book a shared ride to or from the airport on Super Shuttle or a private ride on ExecuCar. Super Shuttle serves more than 60 U.S. airports, including New York, Philadelphia, Washington,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Aside from being an enjoyable way to waste hours of the day or night, Pinterest might – gasp! – actually have a useful purpose for Disney fans.
While offering countless pictures of trendy fashions, tasty recipes and inspirational quotations,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:31 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest has launched Place Pins, places of interest that users can display on maps to help plan trips and create guides to favorite haunts.
Pinterest Chief Executive Ben Silbermann made the announcement at event Wednesday night at the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Pin this, post that. Click here, like there. Tweet, tumble, text. Facebook, Foursquare, Skype, Facetime and iChat. My social life is being managed by something I can't hug. Wow.
The evolution of human interaction has made communication a full-time job....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I dialed the number with my free hand. Unfortunately, the call didn't kick to voicemail.
"Hello, boss. It's Greg Schwem. I can't come in to work today."
"What's the problem this time, Schwem?"
"I have SNOT."
"We have Kleenex in the office....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Parents rarely beam with pride at the thought of Junior's first text, but it's as inevitable as baby's first word in the age of smartphones.
When should the age of smartphone acquisition be? A survey commissioned by Zact, a no-contract smartphone...
| Nov 7, 2013
We've covered many basic tips here at So Social, such as the importance of adding a profile photo and the reasons to activate subscribers on Facebook. Those are easy and together take about 2 minutes to accomplish.
Now let's move to advanced tips on...
| Jan 30, 2014
When you use social media, you're putting yourself out there. Tweeting, liking, Instagramming -- you have to be willing to share when you decide to share.
But that doesn't mean you have to expose everything. With a few little adjustments, your social...