| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:18 AM
Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion.
Supporters of wireless charging see a future where people no longer worry...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Is the seemingly never-ending global patent war between rivals Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. finally coming to an end?
In a hopeful sign that they have finally realized the futility of years of patent litigation, the two companies have released...
| Jul 26, 2014
Cameras keep getting smaller and the quality just keeps getting better. Since I’m still holding onto my SLR (single-lens-reflex) roots, when it comes to serious photography, I’m still the most comfortable with a DSLR (digital-single-lens-...
| Sep 6, 2013
Re "In iPad project, key need emerges," Sept. 3
Who in the Los Angeles Unified School District came up with the idea to give Apple iPads to 635,000 students? Who would select such a tech toy as opposed to many less-expensive options?
And given that...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Many Wi-Fi woes could soon be coming to an end.
An industry group will begin certifying products capable of running on a faster and more reliable wireless network technology, the group announced Wednesday.
The launch of the Wi-Fi Alliance’s...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Before school resumes in August, Burbank Unified officials plan to expand wireless Internet access at three schools where most classrooms offer students just one spot to log on.
New cables will be installed in the ceilings at Burbank Adult School,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Standing between 1,300 product manufacturers and hundreds of thousands of retailers and businesses is Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest wholesale distributor of computer hardware and software.
The 34-year-old Santa Ana company buys technology...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jason Kuhl, executive director at Arlington Heights Memorial Library, asked people what they wanted to see improved at their library, their responses usually fell into one of two categories.
The first answer went something like, "What could you...
| May 23, 2013
Global gaming market: $65 billion spent in 2012
Xbox: Introduced Nov. 15, 2001
Retail price: $299
Sold: 24 million units
Xbox 360: Introduced Nov. 22, 2005
Price: $299 (core system) or $399
Sold: 76 million units worldwide
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Keyboards will be necessary for Los Angeles students to take new state standardized tests on iPads, an additional cost in the $1-billion effort to provide tablets in the nation's second-largest school system, The Times has learned.
In the past, L.A....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...