| Dec 15, 2012
You can use your iPhone or iPad to watch movies, listen to music, text and surf the Internet. But special, surprisingly inexpensive apps make them nifty environments for learning or upgrading cooking skills.
I've bought or borrowed quite a few...
| Dec 16, 2012
Your face says it all: You are starting to panic. Don't. If you're shopping for a traveler, you might just find the answer to your gift-giving conundrum in these pages. Our team of travelers has tested items large and small, pricey and affordable, and...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:28 AM
A music publisher is suing Facebook and its ad agency for using an Eminem song without permission in an ad for Facebook Home.
Eight Mile Style, which oversees Eminem’s portfolio, said in the copyright infringement lawsuit that ad agency Wieden +...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:00 PM
The next version of Apple's iOS will reportedly include Flickr and Vimeo integration, making it easier for users to share content they create with the two social networks.
Apple news website 9to5Mac reported Tuesday that iOS 7, which the Cupertino...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A group of parents and students in the Compton Unified Schools filed a federal lawsuit against the district Monday, alleging a pattern of abuse and racial profiling of Latinos by school police.
In one case, a family alleged that school police targeted a...
| May 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Not many start-ups hit profitability from the get-go. The Los Angeles-based developer of the Whisper app might be the exception. The iOS app, developed by childhood friends and neighbors Michael Heyward and Brad Brooks, allows users to anonymously share...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Strip away the $61,345 price tag and ignore all of its competitors, and the 2014 Acura RLX isn't a bad car.
It's a quiet, luxurious and stylish front-wheel-drive sedan that sits at the top of the lineup for Honda's premium brand.
| Apr 27, 2013
For all the hoopla over "natural" and "functional" fitness movements, one of the most popular workouts for all body types and athletic levels continues to be the wholly unnatural egg-shaped stride of the elliptical machine, invented by Precor less than 20...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Just because German luxury brands are bringing smaller vehicles to the U.S., that doesn’t mean they’re coming here with smaller price tags.
Case in point: the compact BMW X1. The X1 starts at a reasonable $31,695. But the price of the all-...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gotye had two big concerns ahead of his debut at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday night: how hot would it be out in the desert and how his massive hit, the understated lovelorn...
| Jun 27, 2012
You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective...