| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
An app recently launched by the company that owns Orlando's Fashion Square Mall makes finding a movie and your favorite store easier for mobile device owners.
Mall owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) launched the iOS and Android...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Forty years have passed since the first theme-park guests walked up Main Street U.S.A. toward Cinderella Castle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
A lot has changed since Oct. 1, 1971, not the least of it being the cost of a ticket. Single-day...
| Jul 8, 2012
Leave the hurdles to the athletes as you live like a local during the London Games by sampling these apps. Although some are Apple only, most of these apps work on Android and iOS devices for phones and tablets, such as the iPad. If an app works on...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:38 PM
When Ande Frayser lacks motivation to exercise, she thinks about the day when she burned a batch of chocolate chip cookies because she was too overweight and out of shape to reach the kitchen in time.
The experience was more than a wake-up call; it was a...
| Jun 14, 2012
What's that they say about never judging a book by its cover?
Foursquare got an update last week, and based on all the teasing the company was doing on its Twitter account with the hashtag #allnew4sq, I think I speak for the entire social media...
| Aug 2, 2012
Your Klout score tells you how influential you are on social media. But why isn't there a score to tell you how smart you are on social media?
Far from official but hopefully useful, I'd like to introduce to you my own scoring system: The SMIQ, or social...
| Jul 12, 2012
If you're old enough to appreciate a Polaroid camera, you remember the excitement of snapping a photo, waving it a few times until it developed and then passing it around or sticking it on the refrigerator.
Instagram is a lot like that. And while you can...
| Aug 30, 2012
The Winnetka beach is a teal-colored sheet of glass, sailboats gliding along the horizon. The shimmering water is 73 degrees, and the lifeguard's ponytail dances in a summer breeze.
Meredith Lovell's three children dash into the water with their friends...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Sunday night's installment of "The Walking Dead" on AMC had it all: zombie deaths, human deaths, a car wreck, new characters, a working bar, heated arguments and — to cap it all off — a song by Maryland-based blues-metal band Clutch.
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:04 AM
California's high-tech firms make the world's most popular smartphones, social networks and search engines, but there's one asset they're struggling to build: trust.
The vast majority of Californians surveyed in a statewide poll are worried about the...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I learned Monday that I'm in trouble with Twitter. “This account is currently suspended,” Twitter informed me when I returned from vacation and tried to post a link to my blog post about puppy mills. “If we have suspended your......