November 5, 2013 |
The Lakers hit the road Tuesday for the second time in this young 2013-14 NBA season. After getting destroyed by the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 30 in their first road test, the Lakers visit the Dallas Mavericks for a 5:30 p.m. Pacific tipoff. The Mavericks have added one of the top scoring guards in the league in Monta Ellis, and Jose Calderon is one of the league's better playmakers. Unlike last season, Dirk Nowitzki is healthy to start the year. Dallas should in the playoff mix in the Western Conference, certainly a team the Lakers need to beat for their own postseason hopes.
November 1, 2013 |
Even when the Lakers aren't favorites, they're still one of the league's marquee teams. The NBA has added Tuesday night's game between the Lakers and Dallas Mavericks in Dallas to the national NBA TV schedule. Through NBA.com, fans can vote weekly on which game they'd like to see each Tuesday on " Fan Night . " The Lakers-Mavericks game received 29% of the most recent vote to beat out Miami-Toronto (28%) and San Antonio-Denver. The NBA will have 19 "Fan Night" games this season.
October 25, 2013 |
More than three times as many users were reportedly surfing the Web with Mavericks OS X on the first day of its release than those who did so with its predecessor, Mountain Lion OS X. In just 24 hours, users who downloaded and installed Apple's new operating system were accounting for 5.5% of U.S. and Canada Web traffic coming from Mac desktops and laptops, according to third-party firm Chitika, which tracks such figures through its ad network....
October 24, 2013 |
Even though Apple's new Mavericks OS X -- the latest version of its operating system for Macbook laptops and Mac desktop computes -- is seen as an evolutionary upgrade, there are a few cool new features you'll want to try. In total, Apple packed Mavericks OS X with more than 200 features. That's a lot to take in, so as you start to explore the new system, here are our top 10 favorite features for you to try out and get to know. iBooks The biggest addition to OS X is the iBooks app. Apple has had its e-book reading app on the iPad and iPhone since 2010, but until this week, it had been absent from its Mac desktops and laptops.
October 23, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO - If you own a MacBook laptop or a Mac desktop computer, then Apple's decision to make OS X Mavericks available as a free download may have you itching to upgrade. What's not to like about free, right? And there are certainly some nice goodies that would make this a worthwhile update. There's a fresh, new look along with potentially longer battery life. And along with new features such as iBooks, some stalwarts like Safari, Maps and Calendar all get some snazzy improvements.
October 22, 2013 |
The Dallas Mavericks waived former Lakers small forward Devin Ebanks on Tuesday. Originally drafted by the Lakers with the 43rd overall pick in 2010, Ebanks played three years with them, averaging 3.6 points a game. Ebanks joined the Mavericks as a training-camp invite with little chance to make the team -- Dallas already had the maximum of 15 players under guaranteed contracts. The Lakers had hoped the lanky, 6-foot-9, Ebanks would develop into a vital perimeter defender but he never quite proved to be a consistent presence.
October 21, 2013 |
Apple is slated to hold its latest media event in San Francisco on Tuesday, but what exactly will the tech giant announce? Plenty, it turns out. Reports say the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant plans to follow its September iPhone event with a showcase of new products, primarily starring new iPads. GUIDE: Where to sell old iPads before new ones are announced Here's what you can expect from Apple, as well as one product you shouldn't hold your breath for. Redesigned iPad Apple is expected to announce the fifth generation of its 9.7-inch-screen iPad.
September 24, 2013 |
Apple announced Tuesday that it had upgraded its iMacs with a faster processor, among other improved features. The new iMacs are available immediately from Apple's online store. Their arrival comes just a few weeks before the expected release of the new version of Apple's desktop operating system Mavericks . VIDEO CHAT: Unboxing the iPhone 5s Apple has said Mavericks will be available in the fall. Several reports have pegged the official release date as late October.
September 18, 2013 |
You know that hilarious Geico ad that features a camel roaming around the office, asking everyone if they know what day it is? It has been the most viewed ad on YouTube this year, and is spawning copycats. The Dallas Mavericks are one such copycat. They have done a spoof of the Geico ad that we won't spoil by describing when you can just click above and watch it yourself. I will say this though: The camel is a better actor than Dirk Nowitzki. ALSO: Mayweather-Alvarez judge C.J. Ross takes indefinite leave Giants Coach Tom Coughlin mourns death of younger brother Christian Ballard explains why he walked away from an NFL career
September 6, 2013 |
Don't hold your breath for Apple's Mavericks OS X -- it's likely more than a month and a half away from coming out. 9to5Mac reports that Apple will launch the upcoming version of its laptop and desktop operating system in late October. Apple announced Mavericks OS X in June. The company said it will feature a myriad of new tools for power users. PHOTOS: Biggest tech flops of 2013 -- so far That includes the ability to tag files and new features for using multiple monitors.