Model Brittanie Weaver says a perv "picked the wrong girl" when he used an iPad to take upskirt photos of her at a Sherman Oaks pet store in March.
The L.A. City Attorney's office this week might just be on its way to validating that claim. Prosecutors announced that suspect Julio Mario Medal, 38, ... More >>
For anyone who wants to augment his or her iPhone photos, there's an app for everything -- except mounting them in a gallery.
Daria Polichetti and Nathaniel Park, co-founders of the artists' community and sharing platform iPhoneArt.com, decided to take up that task. The pair collected the iPhone-c ... More >>
While teachers in some inner-city schools struggle to get supplies for their students, sometimes buying books, paper and pens themselves, the pupils at tony Manhattan Beach Middle School will each get an iPad as part of the educational experience there this fall.
About 75 percent of the kids will b ... More >>
Sure, we could interpret The Joy of Cooking's new website (!) as yet another sign of the cookbook publishing industry's demise, a near-certain Armageddon of the printed recipe word. If a book that has been in print continuously since the 1930s (and sold nearly 20 million copies) has jumped ship to g ... More >>
If you're one of the over three million or so proud owners of the new iPad, you also are the proud new owners of a coffee warmer. All you need to do is visit the HotPad website and hit Run; the site then will run a script to purposely overclock your iPad's processor and make the tablet nice and toa ... More >>
We've seen some bizarre fashion accessories in this, strange, star-struck town: Chihuahuas, stolen necklaces and adopted babies to name a few. The hottest accoutrement these days seems to an Apple iPad. Because it goes so well with a $1,500 handbag.
Rebecca HaithcoatPeople who record shows on their iPhones baffle me. At the Jay-Z and Kanye West show in November, a dude took it to a new level by recording practically the whole thing on his iPad.
I was reviewing the show and had a seat on the floor, which went for $250. The guy with the i ... More >>
Bart VisTracking software on a stolen iPad saved Christmas for two Southern California families this weekend, L.A. County Sheriff's officials said.
In the tony community of Westlake Village a man was awaken by noise at 3:30 a.m. on Christmas, and it wasn't Santa Clause in his home, sheriff's ... More >>
Barbara Fairchild has a new place to hang her editor's hat. Almost exactly a year after stepping down as editor-in-chief of Bon Appétit, Fairchild has been named editor of the weekly digital food magazine Real Eats.
Fairchild, who has been a columnist at Real Eats since last February, was ... More >>
If your tonkotsu-stained pages of the first issue of Lucky Peach are no longer functioning reasonably well and you're tired of ramen (okay, right), you can get over to your nearest applicable bookstore (or Momofuku restaurant or Whole Foods) and buy a copy of the new food-as-lit magazine.
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The only thing that has stopped us from buying an iPad -- besides lack of money -- is our paranoid fear that we'll use it in the kitchen and accidentally knock it into the simmering pot of chicken stock. Or helplessly smudge it with flour-dusted fingerprints. Or absentmindedly put the milk in the ... More >>
Newspaper suits want to go head-to-head with this.The Chicago-based geniuses at the Tribune Co., corporate parent of the Los Angeles Times, have their sights set on an iPad killer. Really. Because nothing says "future-forward high-tech hub" like the land of hot-dogs and coronary disease.
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The exterior of Stacked in Torrance.
The first outpost of Stacked, a new technology-driven fast-casual chain, opens at noon next Tuesday, May 31st. The full name is "Stacked: food well built," and the concept is customization. Guests order their own hamburgers, pizza, salads and sausages via ... More >>
Hoping to succeed where restaurants like uWink have failed, the founder's of BJ's Restaurants are launching a new fast-casual restaurant chain, Stacked, which will try to lure consumers with the novelty of ordering by iPad. The first outpost will open in Torrance in May, with additional loc ... More >>
The iPad 2 will upgrade to laser-proof gorilla tapeNothing to damper your love affair with the bright, shiny new iPad in your stocking like finding out in February that a brighter, shinier, probably way cooler one now exists, rendering your dark, dull 2010 version a total clunker. Luckily, de ... More >>
Remember the MacAquarium? The fish tank you could build out of an old Mac Classic? Well check out this baby. It's an iPad dock made from an old Mac Classic. If you have the Pocket Pond app (which is a nice app, by the way), it's a fair approximation of the Macquarium, only the fish are all cyber-fis ... More >>
Black Eyed Peas Rapper Will.i.am used his iPad's built-in tracking system to locate $10,000 worth of belongings (including his new iPad) stolen from his Bentley last week.
According to KTLA News, Will used the tracking system to locate the thief's location and forwarded the information to th ... More >>
Maybe the Food Network -- or any of the other networks that are currently scrambling to get their share of the reality food television audience -- should just give Stephen Colbert his own DIY cooking show. After cutting sandwiches with an ice skate at the Olympics, the host of Colbert Nation is now ... More >>
This Saturday, Apple will begin selling the much-hyped iPad and new users of the tablet device will begin wondering, how am I going to protect my new, expensive gadget. L.A. DJs Derek Michael and Lee Doerr think they have the answer and it's called iBallz.
Consisting of four balls attached ... More >>
Is this what the new Apple tablet device, rumored to be unveiled next week on January 27, will be like? This is a concept video of how one company--Bonnier R&D--imagines magazines of the very near future. Skip to 3:00 to see how it works (and to skip the erudite British dude describing the concept). ... More >>