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.
August 31, 2013 |
Steve Brancato scampered like a mountain goat down the rugged slopes in this forbidding wilderness of stone and sky. "Rock!' he shouted as his foot sent boulders thundering past fellow prospector Clay Hudson. A string of profanities rose from the speck below. "Sorry, dude!" Brancato shouted. The self-professed King of Antero paused to survey his airy realm. "This mountain is like coming back to an old girlfriend," he said. "You get angry with her, then lock eyes across the room and you get that old feeling again.
August 4, 2013 |
The Lakers weren't the only team that unsuccessfully bid on the services of free agent center Dwight Howard. The Dallas Mavericks made the full pitch, including an animated video promising the Mavs as the key to global domination. On Saturday, Dallas owner Mark Cuban blogged about the state of his team and the failed Howard pursuit. "I do have to say the meeting with Dwight was very interesting. He is a smart guy. Much smarter than people give him credit for," wrote Cuban. "He is also a very, very good listener.
July 17, 2013 |
LAS VEGAS -- The Clippers didn't last long here in the first-ever summer league tournament. On the plus side, Reggie Bullock showed he could be around for many years in the NBA. The rookie shooting guard scored 20 points Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center during the Clippers' 95-89 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the Las Vegas Summer League, his latest impressive showing in a week full of them. Bullock made eight of 15 shots, including one of four three-pointers, to go with five rebounds and four assists.
July 11, 2013 |
Almost 20 years later, Jeff Denholm still remembers in detail the first time he got back on a surfboard after the accident. It was a cold October morning at Gooch's Beach in Kennebunk, Maine, when Denholm and his five remaining inches of right arm waded into the 30-degree water. Attached to his nub was a plastic cup stitched inside a wet suit. On the outside, Denholm glued a piece of hard rubber with a rudimentary scoop at the end. For 30 minutes, he side-stroked out, wondering how his self-made prosthesis would hold up as each large wave knocked him and his board backward.
June 28, 2013 |
Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki is trying his hand at playing recruiter with Dwight Howard. "I reached out to him and told him we'd love to have him," Nowitzki said Thursday, according to ESPN. "That's really about it. It's not like we call each other every day. " Nowitzki, who has been very vocal about how much he wants to play alongside another superstar such as Howard, said that he hasn't been overly aggressive just yet. "I haven't written him a letter. We've just had a little phone contact, and that's about it," Nowitzki said. Nowitzki, of course, was pretty tight-lipped about the details of their conversation. "He's just weighing out his options," Nowitzki said.
June 10, 2013 |
Apple got its annual Worldwide Developers Conference underway Monday in San Francisco with the announcement of a new version of its desktop operating system called Mac OS X Mavericks. Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi kicked off the announcement by jokingly saying that the new version of Mac OS X would be called Sea Lion, in order to keep up the cat theme Apple has used since the early 2000s. After the quick laugh, Federighi said the new version would actually be called Mavericks and said Apple will be shifting toward a California theme for future versions.
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June 8, 2013 |
The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South - a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" - did not follow the conventional career path for a Southern Baptist minister in the 1950s. He became the only white man admitted to the founding meeting of the seminal Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. That same year, when nine black students attempted to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., he was one of three white ministers who guided them past a fierce white mob. Later, when civil rights workers targeted Nashville lunch counters, he rounded up sympathetic whites to nudge the business owners toward integration.
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May 31, 2013 |
A self-described "loud-mouthed Irish priest" ("And may they carve it on my gravestone!" he once quipped), the Rev. Andrew M. Greeley rejected a conventional definition of his vocation. Denied a parish, the Roman Catholic priest created his own pulpits as a sociologist whose groundbreaking research corrected misimpressions of American Roman Catholics and as a bestselling novelist whose works - "The Cardinal Sins," "Thy Brother's Wife" and more than 50 other titles - made readers blush and church superiors fume.
May 2, 2013 |
It will be the story of the Lakers' off-season, they hope without anything remotely resembling "The Decision. " Will Dwight Howard stay or go? Howard said this week he deserved "the right to be happy" and he has a handful of choices to mull in free agency beyond the Lakers. Of course, the other four suitors have won a total of four NBA titles, one-fourth the Lakers' championship collection. Anyway, here's one writer's insights into where Howard ends up. Dallas Commonly known as the Mavericks, for this story they'll be The Biggest Competition For Dwight Howard's Services Other Than The Lakers (TBCFDHSOTTL)