| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Odds are the picture you posted on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr was taken with your smartphone. With the popularity of “smartphone photography,” fewer consumers are using portable, point-and-shoot cameras.
But smartphones are...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Audra McDonald was in grand merry-making form for much of her magnificent L.A. Opera concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Performing a diverse selection of songs spanning almost a century of the American musical and interspersing these works with...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Apple's big event has just concluded, which means that the commentaries overpraising its new products and grousing about ungranted wishes are on their way to your computer and smartphone pixels already. (My LA Times colleagues are on the case here.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
An essential element of the Tim-Cook-Is-Not-Steve-Jobs meme is that its proponents have no idea about (1) who Steve Jobs was, and (2) how Apple performed under his leadership.
An excellent example of the form is buried within Fred Vogelstein's article...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This summer Harley-Davidson announced a new line of motorcycles and a plan to take the company in a new direction. The 2014 Street Glide Special is an example of the road ahead.
This is an all-new variation on the 100-year-old American manufacturer&...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Jason Bergquist tugs the laces tight on his Nike cleats and grins at his parents in the front row of the bleachers at the Hollywood Recreation Center. With zero wins for the season, Bergquist's kickball team has a lot to prove.
His mother snaps iPhone...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
If you see someone speaking into their watch, they're not crazy or pretending to be a spy. They probably own a Samsung Galaxy Gear.
The South Korean tech giant released its $299 smartwatch in the U.S. earlier this month and has been spending some big...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Infiniti has a simple plan to break the German stranglehold on the sport sedan segment — build an "overwhelmingly superior" challenger, in the words of Chief Executive Johan de Nysschen.
Unfortunately, the 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan fails to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:05 PM
SAN DIEGO — At the end of a rehearsal last month in a room near the Old Globe, actor Brandon Gill as Benvolio presided over the death of Romeo and Juliet and sang in a keening wail, "It's a cold and it's a broken hallelujah."
Those words, part...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Artsy on Wednesday launched an app for the iPhone and iPod that allows users to browse — and buy — art from leading institutions around the world.
The free Artsy App, designed for iOS 7, has pooled 50,000 hi-res images of artworks, including...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Apple's iOS 7 is coming Wednesday, and with it, a whole lot of new features.
Listed here are 10 of the most useful features on the latest version of Apple's new mobile operating system. You'll want to test these out after you download and install iOS 7....