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  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Port of Miami Security Officers Stole iPads From Cruise Passengers

    Turns out one of the biggest threats to cruise ship passengers at the Port of Miami were security guards hired to protect them. Jean Russell Thomas, 30, and Sherece Nelson, 25, were arrested after police uncovered their practice of stealing iPads and other electronics from passengers and then sell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Homestead UPS Worker Arrested for Stealing Christmas Gifts

    There's only one person who is supposed to eat your cookies without explicit permission during the Christmas season and that's Santa. Not Shuwana.Shuwana Horne, a Homestead woman who worked at a UPS warehouse in Islamaroda, has been arrested for opening and eating an undelivered tin of cookies and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Miami Felon Arrested For Selling iPads and MacBooks Made Of Wood and Duct Tape

    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 >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    June 29, 2012

    Video of Rick Scott and Pam Bondi Learning Obamacare Was Struck Down, and Then Realizing It Wasn't

    See also "Obamacare Is American As Apple Pie and Free Speech" and "Obamacare Ruled Constitutional by Supreme Court; Sorry, Pam Bondi."This is nothing even close to Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) erupting into shrieks of joy upon learning of false reports that the individual mandate of the Affordable Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Miami Dolphins Replace Playbooks with iPads, Will Fine Players $10,000 for Improper Use

    In a move that will save thousands of pieces of paper a year, the Miami Dolphins have stepped into the digital age and will replace their phonebook-sized paper playbooks this year with iPads. Each player was issued the Apple tablet. Though, that of course means players might be tempted to load up An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Jungle Island's iPad Using Orangutans Mean Apes are Probably Taking Over the World Soon

    Oh, sure, the story of orangutans at Miami's famed Jungle Island learning to use iPads may seem cute to you. "Ah, the monkeys think they're peoples!" But be wary, folks. We're pretty sure this is exactly how one of the Planet of the Apes movies started out. First the apes learned how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    D-Doghouse Uses iPads to Serve Hot Dogs

    D-Doghouse has taken the iPad to another level. The Brickell hot-dog palace, which just opened Saturday, May 5, allows guests to peruse the menu and order on iPads attached to every table. The tablets also serve as entertainment systems while patrons wait for their dogs and beers.Though we've seen i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Even The Miami Herald's Digital Circulation is Now Falling

    ​The Miami Herald used to be one of the top 25 newspapers in America by circulation, but fell out years ago and is now only the third most-read newspaper in Florida. Until recently the Herald could boast that based on digital copies only it was still a top 25 paper, sort of. However, even the pape ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Review: Netflix Debuts on the iPhone, But is it Worth Watching on the Really Small Screen?

    Does Netflix really measure up on a much smaller screen?​I'm a big fan of Netflix. Something about being able to rent movies in my pajamas without actually leaving the house just appeals to me. And though my laptop screen (13.5 inches) doesn't really compare to a flat screen, sometimes you just ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Free iPads, Software, and Other Giveaways at First Apple Business Expo and iPad/iPhone Zone in Miami

    ​Are you obsessed with everything Mac/Apple related? If you found out about the iPhone 4 before Gizmodo did and every tech gadget in your house has a bitten apple logo on it, this one's for you. IT product and service provider Loop USA is hosting the Apple Business Expo 2K10 -- the first in Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    AT&T to Get Rid of Unlimited Data Plans in Anticipation of New iPhone

    ​We can't say we didn't see this one coming from a mile away. AT&T's just announced that its iPhone and iPad data plans -- a one-option of unlimited data now set at $30 a month -- is being replaced by more specific plans on Monday, June 7 in preparation of the madness the new iPhone 4 announce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Hurricane Season Gone Tech With New iPad App

    ​Nothing's worse than planning a trip somewhere along the coast, only to arrive to hurricane evacuations. Our local weather forecasters do the best they can, but let's face it: They dumb it all down for us. Not Hurricane HD. After the torrential downpours experienced on the first official day of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    New iPad App Claims to Modernize DJing Culture

    The Turntables​When we heard an app was coming out in June for the newly released iPad that was set to "modernize DJing culture" we were more than curious. Claiming it feels like authentic turntables, also adds a beautiful interface and professional mixing to its list of declarations. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    iPad vs. Kindle: You Need Both

    via CrunchGearThis week's Newsweek -- which should probably be titled "Suck-up-week" -- includes a front page pic of the iPad and a back page ad for the Amazon Kindle. The main article is a generally positive piece about the iPad and the geeks who love it.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Exclusive: Brickell Developer Unloads Empty Condos on Julia Tuttle Sex Offenders

    A local condo developer and a homeless advocacy group are nearing a landmark deal to house the remaining sex offenders living under the Julia Tuttle Causeway, according to sources familiar with the negotiations.ICON Brickell​The offenders would be housed at Brickell high-rises that have been all b ... More >>