First-year medical students at UC Irvine were give special iPads in 2010 that were loaded with enhanced note-taking and recording capabilities, podcasts of topical lectures and other software to supplement self-learning. Today, those same students are reportedly scoring better on tests than the nati ... More >>
"Most people offer shelter and food--we are not that," says Greg Sipe says confidently. He's referring to Karma Camp, a nonprofit founded by Sipe and Sean O'Neill, that deals with the ongoing issue of homelessness and mental illness under what they say is a radically new, and bright light.
While Si ... More >>
Irvine Police are investigating a recent iPad theft where the victim is a man who said he hired an escort through backpage.com and the alleged thief is a woman who was accompanied by two men wielding pepper spray. The now iPad-less one also claims the unthinkable: the "Ashley" who came to his apartm ... More >>
Attention: the future of airport food is here. And the best part is, it's exactly like food in the real world, down to the prices and all. I discovered it on a casual travel day a few weeks after the Long Beach Airport's new $45 million concourse began hosting passengers in early December. Hearing a ... More >>
The last time we checked in with Jose Alday--in December--the Santa Ana 33-year-old was pleading not guilty to accepting bribes from an inmate as a jailer in Seal Beach's for-profit city jail.What a difference five months make, as Alday pleaded guilty to taking money and an iPad in exchange for lavi ... More >>
Orange County prosecutors won convictions today against a Seal Beach City Jail guard who accepted bribes--including an iPad--from an inmate and his family.Jose Alday, a 33-year-old Santa Ana resident, will be shipped to a California prison for two years and is permanently banned from ever again hold ... More >>
UPDATE, DEC. 28, 5:51 P.M.: Seal Beach city detention officer Jose
Alday pleaded not guilty at his arraignment today.He has a pre-trial hearing scheduled Jan. 4.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 28, 1:46 P.M.: A Seal Beach city jailer has been charged
with accepting bribes, including an iPad and money, in ex ... More >>
Gateway Inc., which was founded in 1985 in Sioux City, Iowa (thus the cow logo), was flying high by 1991, with some believing it was poised to become the biggest and most popular personal computer maker in the world. But after a dodgy retail store strategy, the dot-com bust and moves to North Sou ... More >>
Remember Falling Still? The band from LA that compared Orange County to the Midwest? Well, they're running a iPad promotion for the next two weeks. Anyone who likes, follows, or shares their Twitter and Facebook pages are automatically entered to win an iPad. The winner will be announced on Aug. ... More >>
Fullerton police officer Kelly Janeth Mejia was arrested last month for allegedly stealing an iPad from
another traveler at a
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Miami
International Airport.This week, the six-year veteran of the department was placed on paid administrati ... More >>
Our sister blog Squid Ink and other LA food sites have been writing about Stacked for months. The hook of the restaurant is that each table is equipped with an iPad from which you order and customize your burgers, pizzas and salads via dragging the ingredients on Apple's tablet computer. You pay ... More >>
Remember Mishka the Husky? She was really good at saying "I love you," and is probably the most famous dog on the Internet. She has a Twitter account, a YouTube account, a Facebook fan page (with 20,621 fans), has appeared on TV with Kelly Ripa and Bette Midler--and is now probably the ... More >>
Photo by David BaconSomehow this must have slipped by amid all the hoopla for the Apple iPad: hours were so long and conditions were so bad for Chinese workers making the gizmos that some committed suicide.That was the motivation behind a protest in front of Apple's flagship San Francisco store o ... More >>
dave77459/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Not the new Apple iPadThe Apple iPad comes out in two days! Excited? Or do you like bacon more than newfangled tablet computer technology? Let your voice be heard at iPadBacon.com, which asks the all important question: which do you prefer, the iPad or fatty, salty, sm ... More >>
Mmm, yeah. There are no words. The only Garth Brooks songs I can think of off the top of my head right now seem wholly inappropriate for lullabye material--"Friends In Low Places" (drinking!), "The Thunder Rolls" (domestic abuse!). But you have to admit that the headset microphone on that dog is a n ... More >>
"What the hell? Some femme pads are thicker!"
Dunno about you, but my friends and I are still staring with dropped jaws at the piece of tech candy Steve Jobs unveiled at Macworld 2008 yesterday.
Those Apple folks somehow stuffed an 80GB hard drive into this baby, and though they had to sacrifice ... More >>
Even back in 1992, copyright holders and their earnest propagandists were battling against illegal duplicating. This clever video puts human faces behind the adverse effects of piracy. Real people's livelihoods are at stake here, now more than ever in the brave new world of 2008. Think about that be ... More >>
The Orange County District Attorney's office announced late this afternoon that rapper Snoop Dogg has pleaded guilty to knowingly carrying a dangerous weapon into John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana a year ago.
The 35-year-old international celebrity, whose real name is Cordozar Calvin Broadus, was se ... More >>
Who doesn't like cheap drugs? Nobody that's who! So lets all jump up and click our heels together in glee because the city of Long Beach has introduced a drug card program that will reduce prescription medication costs by up to 75 percent for its residents! Oh the joy of it all!
The UNA Rx Card is ... More >>
On the corner of Pine Avenue and Shoreline Drive in downtown Long Beach hangs a banner. It says "COMING SOON." and it's been hanging for years from what is supposed to be the newest Laugh Factory at the Pike at Rainbow Harbor.
A November 2003 article in the Long Beach Press Telegram celebrated th ... More >>