December 20, 2012 |
Flipboard, the popular social magazine, launched a version of its Android app Thursday that's optimized for large-screen tablets, including the Google Nexus 10. The app, which originally launched for the iPad in 2010, connects to users' social networks to draw in content and then present it in magazine form. The old Flipboard app for Android devices worked with tablets but was essentially an enlarged version of the app designed for smartphones. QUIZ: What set the Internet on fire in 2012?
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January 23, 2003 |
Sarah Pettit, a journalist who helped found the nation's largest gay magazine, Out, died Wednesday. She was 36. Pettit, a lesbian, died at a New York City hospital from complications related to lymphoma, said a spokesman at Newsweek, where she worked after leaving Out. She had been on leave from the newsmagazine since last March, battling the illness. Born in Amsterdam to American parents, Pettit co-founded Out magazine in 1992, four years after she graduated from Yale.
January 20, 1995 |
It was late one spring night, two days before deadline, when the creators of the San Fernando Valley-based free fanzine Spazz began to sputter. The floor of their one-bedroom Van Nuys apartment was covered in two-months worth of paper. Paste-up boards, with the final version of the self-published magazine's anniversary issue layout, were propped up against each of their walls.
February 27, 2012 |
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Telephone collection calls Callers posing as law enforcement agents, lawyers and debt collectors have been placing random telephone calls and demanding that victims immediately repay nonexistent debts, the Internet Crime Complaint Center said in a recent bulletin. The callers claim to be collecting debts for groups such as United Cash Advance, U.S. Cash Advance, U.S. Cash Net or other firms, according to the center, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center.
February 13, 2013 |
Daniel Radcliffe's Out magazine cover story teaches us a couple of very important things. One, he seems like a really decent guy who gets along with just about everybody when he's on a movie set. Two, he's circumcised. Radcliffe, who plays Allen Ginsberg in the film "Kill Your Darlings" - it premiered at Sundance last month - was resolutely unfazed about playing a gay man, according to the mag . "You never see a gay actor getting asked...
September 15, 2012 |
"I am incredible," Ezra Miller told a waitress assuredly. The server didn't bat an eyelash, jotting down the actor's order before retreating back into the kitchen. At Cafe Gratitude, an organic vegan restaurant in Hollywood, such proclamations are commonplace. In fact, they're required if you want to order food or drink, which all have mantra-like, inspirational monikers. Despite his hippie attire - drawstring pajama bottoms combined with a formal blazer that had strings of his long hair stuck to it - Miller, 19, found the trendy eatery to be ridiculous.