By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/04/2011 - 15:00
Sometimes it feels like Apple approves its apps in an utterly random way. Example: Apple once rejected an app by a prize-winning political cartoonist on the basis that it “ridiculed public officials,” yet approved Baby Shaker, in which users shook their iPhones until a digital baby died (it was pulled after complaints). So maybe we shouldn’t be so surprised by all the racist apps Apple has given the green light too.
Check out our list of five of the worst offenders.
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By Lizzy Sise | 11/11/2010 - 18:00
Young mothers now have a new tool in the quest to be the best mami's they can be. An innovative service called Text4baby is a free mobile health initiative started by the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to provide reminders and vital information about everything from vaccinations to child development for new and expectant mothers.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2010 - 10:30
A recent study by the National Center for Health Statistics revealed some interesting data regarding the ethnic breakdown of wireless data users.
Do you still have a landlines or do you rely on your cell phone and other wireless technology for most of your communication and information needs? Take a guess at our poll question below. We'll be back at the end of the day to update with the actual data, but for now, we want to know what you think!
By Mariela Rosario | 06/16/2010 - 18:00
"I’ve got a confession to make," Salma Hayek, 43, recently told Latina.com at a press junket for her new movie Grown Ups. "I just learned how to use the computer last week." We have to admit; it was pretty shocking to hear that a woman who has produced a hit television show, been nominated for an Oscar and appeared in more than 30 films is that technologically challenged.
"My husband has been begging me to learn to do it; it just makes life easier. I’ve been resistant to it," Salma reveals. "And he tricked me."
By Elayne Fluker | 05/04/2010 - 20:00
Mother's Day is coming, and the pressure to find the gift that will make her smile is on. No need to stress if you haven't done your shopping just yet! Whether your mom is a fashionista or frugal, a globetrotter or a homebody, a techie or someone who likes to keep it simple, our Mother's Day Gift Guide will help you pick the perfect present.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2009 - 13:29
Nicholas Negroponte's dream was to make laptop computers accesible for even the poorest communities when he launched One Laptop Per Child back in 2006, and it looks like his dream is finally starting to come true. At least in Uruguay!
By Carla Molina Martins | 02/09/2009 - 12:00
Kids today have a huge selection of high tech toys; Dessa already has several toy cell phones, a Disney laptop and her own kiddie digital camera. It's hard to keep her away from tech toys because she wants all the things she sees her parents using. We don't spend the entire day on the computer or on our cell phones but we spend enough time on them that she wants to imitate what we do.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/19/2008 - 18:42
Do you drool over your friends' iPhone? Do you dream of sleek touch pads, speedy internet service and MP3 capability? Yeah, so do we. We just refused to accept the fact that we'd have to switch over to a more expensive, less customer-friendly cell service. So, we decided to wait it out, until our trusty Verizon Wireless gave us a phone that would let us hold our loyal heads high. And we waited and waited...and our prayers were finally answered in the form of the brand new Blackberry Storm!
By Mariela Rosario | 05/19/2008 - 14:06
It’s today’s big launch, and Latina tested it out just for you! It was no easy task; the Wii Fit turns your videogaming system into a lean, mean workout machine. It looks innocent enough when you open the surprisingly small box—a game disc that works with a standard Wii controller and a white Balance Board that you stand on to do your exercises—but boy do those little pieces pack a big punch. Just pop the game into the system, plug in the board and get ready to use your television to get in shape.