Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY

Jefferson Graham

USA TODAY

Manhattan Beach, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jefferson:

Fast & frequent: Keys to Snap/mitu success

Mitu Discover channel launched in December, has already overtaken YouTube → Read More

Snapchat Spectacles now available to all

Video glasses were only available in limited edition before → Read More

5 stories to catch up on

LOS ANGELES - The big tech headlines this week concerned our pocketbooks, and how much we’re paying for those wireless plans. Verizon kicked off a new rate war Sunday, by announcing a return to unlimited wireless plans, for the first time since 2011. This is great news for consumers who just don’t understand how much data it costs to surf Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat, answer e-mails and send… → Read More

The day after the big storm — life goes on in L.A.

Clean up and typical Saturday activities at the beach → Read More

Mitu's focus on Latino youth paying off

Excerpts from co-founder Beatriz Acevedo's Facebook Live #TalkingTech stream → Read More

5 biggest tech stories not to miss this week

The wireless price war tops our list of the biggest personal tech headlines. → Read More

Don't get Snapchat? Snap offers how-to

LOS ANGELES — Seeking to raise $3 billion for its upcoming IPO, Snap laid out its vision for the future, along with a detailed 8 minute how-to video for potential investors who, like many older adults, just don't get the communications app. "Snap tapped into that human desire to communicate in a way that feels like you’re face to face, even if you’re far away," co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel… → Read More

A universal TV box tries to untangle cord-cutters' confusion

Plug Apple TV, Roku and others into one box for control → Read More

Amazon's Bezos talks to Post every two weeks

Editor Marty Baron speaks at Code Media conference → Read More

Facebook auto-play videos will now have sound

Plus, videos won't be cropped. → Read More

NBC's Keith Morrison is the new voice of Waze

LOS ANGELES — It could be a drive like no other, if you adjust your settings to bring NBC’s Keith Morrison along for the ride with you. The longtime correspondent for NBC’s Dateline crime series is a new voice to give directions for the Waze traffic app, joining other past notables including CBS’s Stephen Colbert, former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, CP30 from Star Wars and Tyler… → Read More

See Apple's trailers for "Apps" & "Karaoke"

Apple released extended looks at "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke" → Read More

Apple in no rush to be the next Netflix

Apple exec Eddy Cue plugs new series but says 'we're not taking the traditional route.' → Read More

Reviewing online floral sites: Which is best?

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Flowers are an expensive, perishable luxury. I just spent some time ordering and testing three new apps that promise quality, eco-friendly flowers on demand. ”So after chatting with the three companies, which one were you most impressed with?” wrote reader Ellen Kubo after our recent podcasts and articles on the new floral apps. That would be my local florist, Deep… → Read More

Tech rewind: Samsung, Apple and Twitter top the news

LOS ANGELES — A new iPhone won't be out until September, but that hasn't stopped analysts from weighing in on new features. Here's a look back at the biggest tech headlines of the week. We begin with that new iPhone, one that could come in three different models, have wireless charging, an OLED display screen and cost over $1,000. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. The first was… → Read More

Ordering flowers for Valentine's Day? Don't delay

Supply may sell out over weekend, say four online retailers → Read More

A new way to buy flowers

BloomThat co-founder explains flowers for a new generation on #TalkingTech podcast → Read More

Floral start-ups aim at younger generation with flash sales, organic bouquets

BloomNation, Bouqs and BloomThat look to weed out standbys like 1-800-Flowers and ProFlowers → Read More

Snap IPO is a test for its millennial users: will they bite?

Stock offering could induce Snap's target audience to join the market → Read More

Flipboard adds "smart" magazines to app

LOS ANGELES - News aggregator app Flipboard released a design update Tuesday, with a new emphasis on providing content based on your interests that Flipboard has identified to push directly to you. Beyond just offering news from your Twitter feed and publishers, which is how Flipboard has done it since launching in 2010, the app looks to go deeper with topics curated by Flipboard fans on… → Read More