| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Developing wearable tech devices is all the rage these days. Think Google Glass eyewear, Samsung's smartwatch. Now comes an idea that may beat them all.
Motorola, the Google-owned phone maker, has applied for a patent for a technology that would allow...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Nokia announced three low-cost smartphones that run the Google Android operating system.
In recent years, Nokia primarily powered its smartphones with the Windows Phone operating system, but limitations of that platform prevented the phone maker from...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Apple threw open the doors Saturday to its first store in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing smartphone markets and a region that is crucially important to the company.
Chief Executive Tim Cook announced the opening in a tweet: "'Obrigado' to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:36 PM
South Florida rap icon Rick Ross has announced an eight-city tour in support of his imminent “Mastermind” album, including a Nov. 23 stop at the James L. Knight Center in Miami. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at AXS.com.
The tour will...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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Whether Grammy voters will recognize it or not, it's been a curious and transitional year for popular music. A few of its brightest new stars, 17-year-old New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, country...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Grammy Awards may be "music's biggest night," to quote the Recording Academy's dogged branding effort, but they no longer represent its center.
You got a firm sense of how haphazard the awards can seem, particularly as the record industry...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The crowd that waited under the neon red glow of the Ace Hotel's "Jesus Saves" sign came to see the experimental rock band Spiritualized. But as they filed into the Theatre at Ace, they became part of a different sort of resurrection.
Nestled in the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
After numerous woes forced Kanye West to shift the itinerary of his Yeezus tour, the elaborate production is back on track, a rep for the rapper announced Wednesday.
West will resume his tour on Nov. 16 in Philadelphia.
Last week, West moved his Nov....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Katy Perry will hit the road next year in support of her album "Prism," the pop star announced Monday.
The news came in a wee-hours tweet from Perry, who wrote that she was "ecstatic" to reveal the initial dates of what she's calling the Prismatic World...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Does turning one’s limitations into shtick amount to moving past them?
Janelle Monáe seemed to think so Saturday night at Club Nokia, where she brought her tour behind this year’s “The Electric Lady” for a sold-out concert as...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Grammy-award winning Janelle Monáe is known for her fierce style replete with dapper tuxedos (what she's called her "uniform"); angelic face haloed by a naturally textured, chic updo; and music that explodes with uplifting, radical self-acceptance and...