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Etiquette

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurant chain in Times Square (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Applebee’s Applies To Trademark ‘No Tech Tuesday;’ Will They Curb Diners’ Electronics Use?

Could a nationwide restaurant chain be getting ready to take a stand on using electronic devices in public? Applebee’s has applied to trademark the phrase “No Tech Tuesday”.

07/15/2014

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Judge In Apple Vs. Samsung Trial Annoyed By Lack Of Smartphone Manners

So far one of the biggest problems for a federal judge overseeing a patent battle between the world’s largest smartphone makers isn’t about stolen ideas. It’s getting the roomful of smartphone devotees to turn off their devices.

04/09/2014

A visitor of the 'NEXT Berlin' conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. 'NEXT Berlin' describes itself as 'a meeting place for the European digital industry'. Organisers say that at the conference, 'marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months'. The conference is running from April 23 to 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / OLE SPATA / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Glass Guidelines Tell Users Don’t Be ‘Creepy Or Rude’ Or A ‘Glasshole’

Google has released a list of dos and don’ts for users of Google Glass and, and acknowledged the increasing use of a derogatory word for a person sporting the wearable computer.

02/19/2014

Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin Quits Twitter

The actor took down his Twitter account after an expletive-filled rant last week and now says he’ll “never” use the social media site again…

07/03/2013

Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Thomas (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin Launches Twitter Tirade Against Reporter

The actor was angry about a Daily Mail report that accused his wife, Hilaria, of tweeting during James Gandolfini’s funeral…

06/28/2013

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden Archive: Pro Sports Tweet Madness

In the wake of embarrassing tweets by pro athletes, John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that rules of etiquette are needed for social media.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/14/2011

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