September 2, 2014

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Levi's Stadium to offer 49ers fans high-tech treats 08-11-14
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Along with their replica jerseys, homemade signs and foam "We’re No. 1" fingers, football fans will want to take one other essential piece of gear when they attend games at the new Levi’s Stadium—a smartphone.
Geeking out over L.A. with creators with Five Every Day app 08-04-14
Claire Evans is on a mission: to get you to love L.A. She’s come up with a jam-packed itinerary to show off the not-always-obvious magic of this sprawling, jumbled-up city — a hidden garden built as a labor of love by an Iranian immigrant, a taco stand that may or may not be able to serve you, a mini-train ride that gives you a glimpse of Walt Disney’s barn.
Amazon jumps into 3-D printing market with bobbleheads, more 07-28-14
From personalized miniature bobbleheads to flower vases, Amazon’s new 3-D printing marketplace plans to simplify the 3-D printing process for consumers.
Q&A: Lenovo CTO Peter Hortensius on innovation, wearables and the PC market 07-21-14
In recent years, Lenovo has been at the forefront of exploring new PC designs, from machines such as the Yoga notebook, which can emulate tablets with a screen that flips around and folds back, to the Horizon tabletop, an all-in-one design that can be laid flat on a table and used like an electronic game board.
More tablet to be sold than PCs in 2015, report says 07-14-14
Don’t be surprised if you start to see more people with tablets than laptops: A report Monday said tablet shipments will exceed PCs by 2015. 
Samsung reaches beyond smartphones with home appliances 07-07-14
In Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, a group of Michelin star-rated chefs — the creme de la creme of cuisine — were whipping up gourmet appetizers for a crowd of more than 100 people, mostly members of the media.
Three years in, future of Google Plus remains unclear 06-30-14
Three years ago this month, Google Inc. launched a new social network with high hopes of countering the rising tide of Internet users who were flocking to Facebook.
App adds smarts to remote 06-30-14
Designing an app that turns a smartphone into a universal remote control isn’t a technological quad somersault off the 3-meter board anymore.
As technologies converge, AT&T keeps a wary eye on Google 06-23-14
AT&T Inc. has many strong rivals in the great convergence of wireless, Internet and video technologies, but none looms larger — potentially — than search giant Google Inc.
Sound Advice: Mediasonic HomeWorx HW-150PVR is worth a try 06-23-14
Q. I tried the Channel Master DVR+ home video recorder. Ultimately, I returned it, as I couldn’t find an indoor antenna that worked well enough in one position to capture all the channels I wanted, and I prefer not to mess with an outdoor antenna.
Digital Savant: Student team builds spooky game in just one semester 06-16-14
The little girl sits alone on a small bed in a cabin of a large boat. She cries as she tries to remember what brought her to this place. Inside the room, books float in the air, held aloft by some kind of psychic energy.
Re-engineering Microsoft's culture: 2 veterans 
work together to break down old barriers
SEATTLE — For years, Joe Belfiore and David Treadwell waged their own separate battles at Microsoft Corp., with Belfiore helping to lead the upstart Windows Phone division and Treadwell heading Xbox software and services engineering.
Technology geared toward the very young presents promise and pitfalls 06-02-14
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Meet the digital diapered set. As mere babes devour more and more online media while being baby-sat with the help of the Internet, the crib is becoming America’s new tech incubator.
With 'Sev Zero,' Amazon battles gaming giants 06-02-14
LAKE FOREST, Calif. — At a studio tucked away in a nondescript Orange County office park, is hoping to remake the video-game business.
Weather the storms with smartphone apps 05-27-14
The snow is gone, but now folks are on alert for other kinds of nasty weather. Already, it’s been everything from torrential rain and hail to high winds and reports of tornadoes.
More than fun and games: iPads give autistic children a voice 05-27-14
AUSTIN, Texas — Jaime Morin, 9, was diagnosed with autism at age 2 and has been nonverbal his whole life.
Help the hummingbirds with Audubon app 05-19-14
If hummingbirds captivate you — and who isn’t mesmerized by the colorful, hovering, buzzing little critters? — the National Audubon Society would like to recruit you.
What will you look like when you grow old? Software can show you  05-19-14
SEATTLE — Let’s assume you are, oh, 25 years old. Wrinkle-free, bag-free, sag-free. Would you want to see a pretty realistic image of what you’ll look like at age 70? A little hesitation?
Learning migrates from classroom to the computer 05-12-14
CHICAGO — Learning online might be a way of attending class in your pajamas. But for students like Maria Treto-French, it means listening to a lecture while watching your daughter’s volleyball game.
Without safeguards, smart home can be a dumb choice, expert says 05-05-14
Smart technology can perform all sorts of tasks in our homes. Turn on our lights. Unlock our doors. Crank up our thermostats.
Goodbye, billfold. Hello, smartphone 04-28-14
Here’s the thing about Taka Torimoto: He’s more likely to remember his smartphone than his billfold. And that spells opportunity for a whole raft of new players in the lucrative payments industry.
Shop for free with online 'sharing' retailer 04-21-14
Now there’s a free online marketplace to fix all the shopping days gone wrong and the gifts yet to be regifted.
No fooling: Internet has made hoaxes commonplace 04-14-14
April Fools’ Day used to be so much fun. We could get up a few minutes early, set all the clocks ahead an hour and then watch as the rest of the family panicked because they thought they had overslept.
You can do spring cleaning and put cash in your pocket 04-07-14
CHICAGO — The average home has $7,000 worth of unused items simply taking up space, according to a study by market research firm NPD Group.





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