So Microsoft hasn't been cool since Windows 95 went obsolete on December 31, 2001, right?
All the hip kids have been buying Macs and MacBooks and Mac OS and iPods and iPads for over a decade. Basically, ever since Steve Jobs (RIP) and company started building desktops that looked like gumdrops. You ... More >>
Attention, computer-buying public of Florida: If a man approaches you in the parking lot of a Best Buy with a convoluted tale about needing money to get home and a strangely discounted iPad for sale, it's almost certainly too good to be true.A woman in Daytona Beach learned this the hard way after f ... More >>
In 1988, Maria Thornhill invented a
nifty gadget called Sheet Suspenders, elastic bands that tuck in bed
sheets without having to lift a mattress. By 2008, she'd sold more
than $3 million worth of the devices and turned thousands in profits.
It was an American success story -- at least until an old ... More >>
The cool sea breeze whipped through the North Beach Bandshell on Saturday night as Afro-Latin rhythms bounced off the circular wall of the oceanside, outdoor venue.
Colombia's Quantic Sound System and NYC's Pedrito Martinez Group rang in the Heineken Transatlantic Festival's 10th anniversary with c ... More >>
No joke ... Miami Heat superstars LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh got together to play a little jazz in honor of Bosh's 28th birthday.
According to TMZ, it all went down at the Adrienne Arsht Center at a high-profile party that included Heat don Pat Riley and producer Timbaland. Unannounc ... More >>
All photos by Ciara OsorioYACHT's Claire Evans.YACHTElectric PickleThursday, December 1, 2011Better Than: Yachting on Biscayne Bay."Anybody have any questions?" asked frontwoman Claire Evans three songs into YACHT's set at the Electric Pickle last night."I love you!" someone shouted back."That's ... More >>
Photo by Ronnie RiveraSee the full 24-photo Rapture at Grand Central slideshow.
The RaptureWith PoolsideGrand CentralMonday, October 17, 2011Better Than: Staying home and bemoaning the weather.Monday might be the last night anyone wants to get out and get down. So it's to the Rapture's credit th ... More >>
Photo by Chris BeugThese are Wolves in the Throne Room.Slashpine Travelogue
Wolves in the Throne Room
The Chop Shop, St. Petersburg, Florida
Friday, September 23, 2011
It's hard to reckon the episode we experienced in Florida's backwater over the weekend. It was was meant to be a quick detour on ... More >>
Photo by Daniel De Las CasasDiplo live at Grand Central.View photos from Hard Miami at Grand Central.The line stretched around the block. And inside, it was already packed.
Numbers-wise, Hard Miami was a resounding success. On Wednesday, Poplife announced that the event was sold out, so dem ... More >>
Ultra is only four days away. But the parties start tonight. And with dance music and rave culture letting its freak flag fly the entire week, we've decide to honor it with a fun game of Bingo! Well, with a slight Miami Music Week/Ultra Music Festival twist.Instead of numbers, the board's squares ... More >>
Malcolm Riddell, a 58-year-old married resident of Sarasota, never got around to password protecting his wireless router. That led to the FBI knocking on his door, holding him up against a wall, and searching his computer for images of child porn according to The Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Riddell ... More >>
AlexMuse via FlickrIt's our first day at the Miami New Times new offices, and to celebrate, we treated ourselves to a fancy, ergonomic laptop cooling dock from diamond-in-the-rough retailer, Kohl's, in Hialeah.First, a brief explanation as to why we need said fancy, ergonomic laptop machine.Last ... More >>
As much as I love new technology, I'm never one to purchase anything the moment it comes out. I figure it's probably best to let the fanatics have their turn, let all the obligatory first-in-a-series kinks get worked out, and the dust settle. That was not the case this time around, as I decided t ... More >>
Cynic plays at Culture Room on Friday.While this blog keeps on trucking with the multiple daily updates, there is, in fact, in a nod to Stone Age tradition still a print music section that comes out weekly. That's where the longer music features live, and we've got at least one in-depth look week ... More >>
James Zabiela is just 30 years old, but is well on his way to achieving superstar DJ status. Chalk it up to the fact that the preternaturally gifted mixer and producer already boasts almost ten years as a pro. Since his earliest days winning bedroom DJ competitions, Zabiela has continued to devel ... More >>
photo by Derrick TurnerDooms De PopFlorida? Yeah!With the Waves, Radar vs Wolf, Dooms De Pop, Alexander, Retrocities, and Manifest Test SubjectsThe Poorhouse, Fort Lauderdale Saturday, February 27, 2010Better Than: No "Florida? Yeah!"The Review: After hibernating for three months, the b ... More >>
New Year's resolution: Somehow get an MacBook to edit videos better.
Last week, PrunkTV was in the studio with Cash Money Heroes. This week, we are getting acupuncture and listening to a different type of music. It is called Green Music of Thailand, and it is perfect for this frantic time of the yea ... More >>
Photo by JipsyClick here to view more photos from this show.YACHTSaturday, November 14, 2009Electric Pickle, MiamiBetter Than: Yachting on Biscayne Bay.Hong Kong is a long way from Miami, but YACHT was somehow convinced to do a small, two-city Florida trek between the Chinese financial capital an ... More >>
Prefuse 73 with Eliot Lipp and PG 13Sunday, December 7, 2008Heathrow Lounge, Miami BeachBetter Than: Any of the usual Sunday night mainstream hip-hop club nights. One of the many cool things about Art Basel is all the cool music acts that it brings down to our sandy shores. Case in point, last nigh ... More >>