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    July 3, 2014

    South Beach's Ten Best Pool Party Spots

    Catching rays in our designer bikinis, sippin' on juicy umbrella drinks, and chillin' by the pool ... Yeah, life is definitely a breeze in the Magic City.   While a lot of it has to do with that whole carefree vibe you get from living in Miami, the reason we're always walking around half naked and ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Gay Clubs

    It's not easy being so fabulous. Unless you live in Miami. With a sunny, sandy mecca like South Beach, our city's long been a home (and fave vacation spot) for proud, partyin' members of the international gay community. But SoBe isn't the only neighborhood that flies the rainbow flag. From the Upp ... More >>

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    December 16, 2013

    Floridians Lead the States in Accidentally Destroying Their iPhones This Year

    Let's have a moment of silence for all our dearly departed smart phones. Because, apparently, in Florida there were a lot that left us this year. According to Squaretrade's annual "Clumsiest States Index," Florida led the states in damaging and destroying iPhones this year. (Well, technically Wash ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    iPhone Robberies at Gunpoint on the Rise in Miami Beach

    Taking out your iPhone to snap an Instagram pic or send a booty text late at night on Miami Beach may not be worth it. Miami Beach Police are warning residents and tourists to be careful with their smart phones after a rash of brazen armed robberies have struck the town.

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    July 19, 2013

    Turn Sweat Into Drinking Water: New Swedish Invention

    Oh those crazy Scandinavians, they've done it again. First the Danish invent an iPhone-controlled coffee maker that pours coffee out of a faucet, now the Swedish come up with a machine that turns your sweat into potable drinking water. Anyone thirsty? Inspired by astronauts who pretty much recycle ... More >>

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    May 23, 2013

    Top Ten Lunch Spots in Miami

    Do you often wonder what the hell a sanguich is? Are you tired of downing the same Publix sub every day? Do you consult your Spanglish dictionary every time co-workers rave about the ensalada César from the corner spot? Sounds like you need this: a re-initiation into all things lunch. So put down ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Top Ten Places to Take Out-Of-Towners

    Hey there, tour guide. Looking to show your out-of-towners a good time? Frozen drinks at Wet Willie's sure sound like fun. How about Cuban sandwiches at Versailles and Sunday brunch on Lincoln Road? Or, perhaps, a drive to the Everglades for fried alligator. Yes, it's gamey. Yes, it tastes like chic ... More >>

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    March 28, 2013
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    November 8, 2012
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    April 2, 2012

    New DoorMetrics App Promises to Revolutionize Nightclub Entry

    Finding a way to get into the club is a rite of passage for Miami's younger generation. If you don't already know someone at the door, you better show up with the right ratio of males to females or you'll be hovering at the front for hours. Wouldn't it be great if the people at the door already knew ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Pinecrest's Artspace Gallery Is Glad You're Packing iPhones In Those Pockets

    ​These days, anyone who owns an iPhone is packing a studio in their pocket. In fact there is a growing group of artists and creative types who call themselves "iPhoneagraphers" and strictly produce artworks using only their cell phones. Tonight from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., South Florida artists and p ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011
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    October 6, 2011

    Steve Jobs & Food

    Steve Jobs is not normally associated with food. You don't know where he goes to dinner, his favorite coffee shop, or find him on top chefs' lists. Surprisingly, aside from dramatically changing the entertainment and media industry, he's had the greatest effect on the food industry.

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    September 1, 2011
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    August 8, 2011

    Beck's Green Box Project Comes to CocoWalk

    photo courtesy of Green Box project​Beer companies are not exactly known for their intellectual appeal. Miller Lite's Tastes Great-Less Filling and Budweiser's Whassup? campaigns are only topped by Old Milwaukee's Swedish Bikini Team. We're not knocking it. The messages are loud, clear and effecti ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    iPhone Case That Also Stores Blunt Birthed By Ingenuity of Miami Designers

    ​Update: The funding campaign seems to have been suspended by Kickstarter's staff.Wanna get high? There's not an iPhone app for that yet, but thanks to the ingenuity of Miamians there is now an iPhone case for that. A couple of local guys, according to their Kickstarter page, are trying to raise f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    How Did You Survive The Great Three-Hour iPhone Outage?

    ​A modern-day nightmare swept greater Miami-Dade yesterday afternoon. AT&T's 3G cell service completely ceased to work, leaving thousands of iPhone and other smartphone addicts without on-the-go access to their precious, precious Twitters, Foursquare and Words With Friends. The unimaginable ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Is Pitbull's New Planet Pit App Worth Its $9.99 Price Tag?

    The new Planet Pit app's home screen.​Nobody would accuse Pitbull of being a slouch in the business department. To paraphrase another rapper, the great Jay Z, Pitbull isn't a businessman, he's a business, man. The former Mr. 305 -- now firmly Mr. Worldwide -- seemingly never met a new product id ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Dance Like a Zombie! Best of Miami 2011 Has Risen

    Photo by Michael McElroy​Have you ever seen a zombie shake some ass? Well, it happens more often than you'd think. And surprisingly, when they're not humping each other silly in the club, the undead go all Wacko Jacko for the choreographed dance steps from "Thriller." In this particular case, ... More >>

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    March 27, 2011

    Tweetcasting a Trip to the Port-a-Potty at Ultra Music Festival 2011

    ​One of the quintessential Ultra Music Festival experiences that rarely gets any press is the average attendee's trip to the port-a-potty. Well, I was waiting in line last night at 10:14 p.m. trying not to piss my pants and thought, "Somebody's gotta document it. Why not me?" But whipping out my ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 7, 2011

    You Won't Believe What Floridians Have Tried To Put On Their Personalized License Plates

    ​Once every six weeks or so, a small, sober group of bureaucrats and cops gathers in a conference room in Tallahassee. Members of the group synch their iPhones to, bone up on the latest texting slang, and then laugh their asses off for an hour or two. They're the License Plate ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Free Australian Lamb App

    ​There's something missing in your life, but you can't quite put your finger on what it is? I've got the answer: You've been subconsciously yearning for an Australian lamb app for your iPhone and iPad. Yearn no more. Now it's available for download, free, through the Apple App Store.Stephen Edward ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    Art Basel? There's an App For That

    ​Art Basel Miami Beach is a confusing carnival of art. Sure there's gallery assistants there to help you, but let's be honest, they're probably busy talking to someone who's looking to buy something. There's the multi-pound mega catalog, but that's impractical to tote around and browse through. So ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Five Dumb Halloween Apps

    BrianBoyd via Flickr​From a $4.99 Mario Batali recipe app that'll inevitably result in a greasy screen, to the Hipstamatic indie-cam for a $1.99, the iTunes store offers thousands of apps to suit every demographic imaginable. And like a strip mall welcoming a temporary fly-by-night Hallo ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    August 30, 2010

    Formspring Reaches 16 Million Members; Check Out Its Latest Social Features Here

    ​Over the past year, Formspring has become the latest social media craze for getting to know people. Someone posts a question for you (usually anonymously), and you reply with your honest answer. Can you think of a better way to ask probing questions without sounding like a stalker or a creep? We ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Our Review: Does the BlackBerry Torch Kick the iPhone 4's Ass?

    ​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 >>

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    August 13, 2010

    iPhone Users Have a lot More Sex Than Android and BlackBerry Users

    ​If you own an iPhone, you're probably having more sex (or rather, more sexual partners) than your BlackBerry and Android neighbors,  according to a new study.When we came across this study, conducted by free online dating site OkCupid, we thought, What? The study was put together by OkC ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Transfer Money and Access Contact Info With the "Bump" of a Smart Phone

    ​We're normally not huge advocates of smart phone apps that connect to social media. Sure, a lot of them are handy, but in the day and age of Foursquare check-ins, following on Twitter, and Facebook stalking, it's just too easy to get lost in the noise. Enter Bump. 

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    June 18, 2010

    Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Tech Geek in All of Us

    We're not going to tell you to get your dad an iPad or the new iPhone because really, anyone can tell you that. We've poked and prodded, and come up with what we think are the most useful and most innovative tech gadgets your dad will enjoy this Father's Day, minus the pre-orders and long lines. Hap ... More >>

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    June 9, 2010

    American Beauty Director Sam Mendes Directs... New iPhone 4 Ad?

    For those of you who haven't heard about the new iPhone 4 yet (hiding under a rock?), it's pretty big. And Apple's trying to up the ante by hiring big shot movie director Sam Mendes (of Revolutionary Road and American Beauty fame) to direct their new Ad.

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    June 7, 2010

    Stream World Cup While at Work on Your iPhone, iPad, or Via Web

    Zakumi, the mascot of the 2010 FIFA World Cup​We've all been there: A big game is on TV, and we're stuck somewhere we don't want to be, like work. This World Cup season will be especially difficult to catch, with a Round of 16, Quarter-finals, Semi-finals, and a final showdown, all starting on Jun ... More >>

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    May 31, 2010

    Apple TV to Change the Face of Living Room Gaming?

    ​Last week we mentioned how Google TV is giving Apple TV a run for its money. Well, maybe not. Engadget received a tip on Friday that was confirmed by a source close to Apple regarding specs of the next Apple TV: Brace yourselves and hold on to your tiny remote controls. Apparently this makeover h ... More >>

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    May 26, 2010

    Specs of the New iPhone to be Announced on June 7

    ​There's been a lot of talk about the new iPhone, thanks to Gizmodo and their controversial leak of the new prototype. But now, it's official: Mark your calendars for June 7. That's when important features of the new iPhone will be mentioned, possibly including some not yet released surprises, at ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010 Teaches Bands to Play Nice -- And Get Organized

    ​Being in a band is kind of like being in a marriage a lot of the time. You fight over getting organized. One person works eight days a week and doesn't see it your way. You break up. But now a new UK start-up that launched last week is promising to give musicians and their counterparts all the to ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Remember Those Awesome Maarten Baas Clocks From Design Miami? Get One on Your iPhone

    via Dezeen​At last year's Design Miami, we were absolutely taken with designer of the year Maarten Baas's awesome "Real Time" clock project. In one memorable installation, he had a person, stationed inside a cabinet, who manually painted in the numbers of a digital clocks as the time changed. ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    WMC 2010: Ultra Music Festival iPhone App Now Available for Download

    ​Ever find the cumbersome Ultra Music Festival maps given to attendees at the entrance a hassle and unnecessary? Wish you could pull all that information via your iPhone? Are you rolling so hard on Ecstasy you barely know where you are? Well, Ultra organizers have the solution for you! A nifty iPh ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010
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    March 17, 2010

    WMC 2010: Launches WMC App

    ​With every imaginable type of iPhone app out there these days, from drunk texting apps, to X-rated vibrator apps (no joke) it's hardly surprising that even our beloved annual Winter Music Conference would get its own app. The folks at have announced the launch of their WMC Mobile ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    December 31, 2009

    Riptide's Ten Most Popular Posts of 2009

    Riptide put up somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 posts this year, so before we get started on writing 3,000 more it's time to sit back and look at some our successes: Our top ten posts by pageviews.Yeah, it's a collection of slightly seedy stuff, with abortion doughnuts, rape tunnels, and XXXra ... More >>

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    November 26, 2009

    Another Reason to Give Thanks: You're Not Stuck At MIA Right Now

    We're not sure how many surveys you need to tell you what you already know -- namely that Miami International Airport is to flying what George W. Bush is to presidencies. / CC BY-SA 2.0 A familiar sight inside MIA.​ ​But hey, it's Thanksgiving, s ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Silicon Beach: iPhone App Design for Dummies

    A refreshing application, built by a designer with a little help from geeks. Shaken Not Stirred will feature cocktail recipes and lounge music.​Well, not exactly. But California-based ANSCA stopped by this month's South Florida iPhone Meetup to introduce local geeks to Corona, an application that' ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Pepsi iPhone App for Dumb-Asses with No Social Skills

    Image via The Globe and Mail​Why do some women have their panties all in a twist about Pepsi's branded iPhone application, Before You Score, which was launched recently as part of a promotional campaign for AMP Energy drink? On the surface, the application seems to objectify women as naive creatu ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Silicon Beach: Give Good Miami Buzz on Your Smart Phone

    ​For those of you who aren't crazy about having a bazillion apps on your smart phone, here's one you might consider adding. Buzzd calls itself the "social city guide" and offers real-time reviews from real people hanging out at restaurants, bars, sports, and entertainment venues.Buzzd also provide ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Dexter Videogame Coming to iPhone

    Showtime, Marc Ecko Entertainment, and Icarus Entertainment are bringing a Dexter videogame to the iPhone. Which means hot, 3-D Miami-murder action. From the looks of the Dexter game trailer, GTA: Vice City might be a more accurate graphical representation of the Magic City, but nonethe ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Apple Yanks iPhone Porn App

    Well, it seem Apple hasn't gotten their freak on after all. Apparently when the "Hottest Girls" app was originally approved for their iPhone app store they weren't aware that some of the pictures were of a topless nature, and they've pulled the product. Apparently, the Score Group was ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    The $4,000 iPhone Bill

      Like so many good boys and girl, Riptide dreams of sugar-plum fairies and Ol' Saint Nick delivering a shiny new iPhone. 'Tis the season for the 3G mobile Internet and being able to watch dumb YouTube videos of dogs dancing to Beyonce anywhere we want.  But woah to one Miami man who had his iPho ... More >>

  • Music

    June 26, 2008

    Metal Rules

    My iPhone says Buckcherry is worthy of rocking with the Crüe.

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