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Apple iPad

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    4Food: A Lesson in a Fast Casual Reboot

    Of all the things that can derail a successful business, one is particularly frustrating: scaffolding. And 4Food, a fast casual concept that opened three years ago in Midtown, was quickly covered with the stuff shortly after its opening, impeding its visibility. The restaurant immediately suffered f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Protect Your iPad in the Kitchen While You Cook

    We stumbled upon this cool invention for iPad kitchen users. It's called "Chef Sleeve." The product is basically a fitted plastic bag, but if you've ever attempted using an iPad for recipe reference during a cookie-making session, you know that it can get really messy. From their website: Chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Watch This Video of New Yorkers Trying to Nab a Subway iPhone Thief

    This year, the Daily News reported that iPhone and iPad theft in New York City is up an astonishing 44 percent so far. The handheld devices, with users constantly looking down at them, are easy targets for thieves. And, in this video from Gothamist's Ben Yakas, taken by a NYPD surveil ... More >>

  • News

    November 23, 2011
  • Voice Choices

    November 2, 2011

    HIGH VOLTAGE

    An evening with Electric Literature

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    OMG, Godspell Has Been Updated

    ​The 1971 flower-child musical Godspell--a kooky rendering of the scriptures as a sort of nouveau vaudeville show--has started Broadway previews, and the kids on the boards are spilling about just how the script has been updated and tweaked. SPOILER ALERT!

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Julia Child Now Available on iPad; Hunger Costs the U.S. Billions Annually

    The e-book version of Julia Child's seminal Mastering the Art of French Cooking was released for the iPad this week. [NY Times] The cost of hunger in the U.S. was $167.5 billion last year, due in large part to the recession and slow recovery. [BusinessWeek] Cheese geeks still love talking about af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2011

    Amazon Probably Going To Announce Tablet This Week

    ​Amazon is going to have a press conference in the city Wednesday, which probably means it's going to show the world a new tablet, the New York Times reports today. But the question that looms is: will everyone be dying to have an Amazon tablet when there's already the iPad?

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    De Santos Goes All iPad

    ​There's been much talk of restaurants using Ipads for menus (side note: having perused the iPad wine menu at Compose, we understand the appeal), but the West Village restaurant De Santos (139 West 10th Street, 212-206-9229) has taken things to the next level: Servers use iPad 2 tablets to tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Watch a Video of a Girl Walking Around With iPads For Her Head

    Look at iPad Head Girl! She strolls around Bryant Park! She "reads!" Men, and exclusively men, sidle up to her to gawk! At the end one decides to touch her iPad face and finds articles like "Decode Her Bedroom Sounds!" So all in all it turns out to be icky and degrading, despite the fact that the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    The Onion Wants a Pulitzer Prize; New York Post Puts Up iPad Paywall

    ​In today's edition of Press Clips, our daily media column, the seriously unserious comedians at "America's Finest News Source" do the "I get no respect" routine, kicking off a campaign to score journalism's highest prize, while some more traditional reporters obscure their work, perhaps unint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    U.S. Debt in $1 Bills Would Go to the Moon and Back Twice, Plus Other Useless Facts

    ​"Most people have trouble conceptualizing $14.3 trillion," Reuters reports about the U.S. government's debt. Yes, it's true! (Duh?) And so they have provided some fun trivia, which actually gets us no closer to understanding what a number that big means, but sure does sound neat. For instance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Every Thing You Always Wanted to Know About the New York Times Paywall, But Were Too Poor to Ask

    ​Big news in the world of meta media news today! Details of the long-awaited, vaguely teased New York Times paywall have arrived via a press release from the Paper of Record. It's sort of expensive, compared to free! It's also sort of reasonable, if you feel inclined to support the making of good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Yelp Staff Plied with Beer; M. Wells Starts Cocktails Today

    ​Combine chocolate and beer this St. Patrick's Day with Brooklyn-based Nunu Chocolates' line of "Beer Chocolates." [NY1] At Yelp's headquarters in San Francisco, employees have 24/7 access to a keg of beer, but staff has to log in to an iPad app that records how much they drink. [NY Magazine] ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2011

    STILL LIFE

    Fine-art photography at its best

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    iPad 2 Will Be a Sex Machine

    ​In the deluge of uninteresting news about the forthcoming iPad 2 from Apple, it's tough for media organizations to find an original angle. For the New York Daily News, the answer is breasts -- the answer is always breasts. "The launch of Apple's iPad 2 on Wednesday left a lot of consumers exc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    The iPad 2 Will Change The Way You Spend $500

    Will It Have Number Munchers?​Steve Jobs surprised the crowd and received a standing ovation at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco today. It was thought Apple COO Tim Cook would fill in for the reportedly ailing Jobs, but the Turtlenecked One was there to announce the release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Aaron Sorkin Definitely Made a Show About Keith Olbermann

    ​The script for Aaron Sorkin's new HBO pilot, as of yet untitled, has been obtained by Flash, the gossip desk at News Corp.'s iPad newspaper The Daily, corroborating rumors that Keith Olbermann's ego will indeed be growing soon. Sorkin, who allegedly spent time studying both Olbermann and Chri ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 16, 2011

    PLUGGED IN

    Actors read stories from Electric Literature

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Corgis Doing Things (Video)

    Corgis, the favored breed of the British royals, are versatile little dogs. They can run on treadmills; use Apple products; they can even play tetherball! Hopefully this will inspire you to watch the Puppy Bowl, which you should be doing.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    The Daily Praises iPads With Gabrielle Giffords, Gets Bootlegged on Day Two

    ​It's day two of Rupert Murdoch's iPad newspaper, The Daily, which launched yesterday to many tweets. Already, they're dominating the online media conversation, in certain circles, but not just for the 360-degree photographs. This morning, the paper-less paper teased a "touching interview" wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    I Dropped My iPad at the Launch of The Daily

    ​Rupert Murdoch looked regal. When I got to the revolving doors of The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum it was swarming with people frantically operating smart phones, but I saw beyond them, to the screen assembled against the back wall. It was sixteen iPads wide by sixteen iPads high and there, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Is Playboy Coming to the iPad?

    ​Maybe, sort of! Hugh Hefner took to Twitter on Tuesday to share the good, if incomplete, news: ""Big news! Playboy--both old & new--will be available on iPad beginning in March." According to its founder, the digital editions "will include the whole magazine from the first issue to the latest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    iPad Newspapers Will Never Be Free, Steve Jobs Commands; Plus, The Daily Release Delayed

    ​Steve Jobs has reportedly decreed that no paid newspaper subscribers overseas shall receive a free iPad edition through the App Store because that shorts Apple their 30% cut, according to the Dutch deVolkskrant, as relayed by AppleInsider. This comes on the same day MediaMemo announces that R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    How Will We Format Rupert Murdoch's The Daily, Which Comes Out Next Week?

    ​The Daily, News Corp.'s much anticipated iPad newspaper, will release its first issue on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, according to a report from Forbes' media writer Jeff Bercovici, though a company spokesperson is still mum on the drop date. In the meantime, the new publication, which everyo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    The Dinosaurs Are Coming! RAWR!

    ​For those of us who never really quite grew out of our elementary school love for giant prehistoric beasts, this is pretty exciting. The American Museum of Natural History has just announced a new exhibit, starting April 16, called "The World's Largest Dinosaurs." Sauropods, a special group o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    iPads Gain Popularity as POS; United Serves Healthiest Airline Food

    ​The iPad is an increasingly popular tool restaurants employ as as part of their point-of-sale systems. [Nation's Restaurant News] Kroger has recalled several brands of pet food in 19 states, because of possible aflatoxin contamination, which can cause sluggishness and diarrhea. [Bloomberg] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    The Week in Food Blogs: Failed Food Trends of 2010; Holiday Kitchen Gifts

    This week in food blogs ... Eater listed its top 10 food trends that didn't quite take off in 2010. Pizza cone, anyone? Grub Street wondered just how Alan Richman managed to name Lincoln, which earned pretty blah reviews across the board, the best new restaurant of the year. Serious Eats named it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    RezBook Hopes to Become the New OpenTable

    thestar.comReservations of the future​ OpenTable is getting some competition in the online reservations game from RezBook, a new reservation and table management system that uses the iPad (because you can't be competitive in this day and age without an iPad).

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Adios, Cash Registers. Square Allows Customers to Pay via iPad

    squareup.comiPay?​Cup of pour-over drip coffee? There's an app for that. Small restaurants, cafés, and other vendors are using a new smartphone application called Square that allows them to charge customers directly from an iPhone or iPad. Are the days of cash registers numbered?

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    The Daily Kill Dossier, Part 2: Another Hit List of News Corp's Freshest Poaches

    ​Previously, on Lost: we revealed the names of a bunch of people who fate landed in the News Corp. building to go work on Rupert Murdoch's Dharma Initiative, a daily newspaper for the iPad called The Daily. Now we know who some of The Others are. Press Clips, Day 25, The News Corp Daily iPad Kill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Why the New York Post's iPad App is Amazing, Awesome, and Completely Necessary (Video)

    ​Remember that time Apple released this thing called the iPad and a bunch of people who worked in media were like ooh I wonder if it's going to save us so pretty wanna touch and everyone else was like it's just a giant fucking iPhone I don't get it and then people went out and bought it? Well, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Press Clips: Do Not Let Robert Thomson Behead Anyone This Week, Please

    ​VICTORY! for a New York City newspaper, while the rest are going down, down, in an earlier round. A new, familiar byline at New York's Vulture, and a new, familiar byline at AgencySpy. The iPad is still just The iPad, but Twitter is definitely still Twitter. Howard Kurtz at The Daily Beast is sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Gourmet Is Resurrected...as an iPad App

    ​Almost a year after its untimely demise, Gourmet is officially undead, thanks its resurrection as a brand, spanking new iPad app. Per Diner's Journal, the app, called Gourmet Live, features videos, recipes, and features drawn from a mix of old and new content. The app has a content-sharing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    The Observer Gives Conde Nast Digital Good "Blowie"

    ​Yesterday, New York Observer editor-in-chief Kyle Pope squeaked out on Twitter: "Running an unabashedly positive story on the front of tomorrow's Observer. When's the last time that happened?" He won't find anybody who remembers when, because "unabashedly positive" stories aren't exactly the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Pet-Sitting 11-Year-Old May Be the Perfect Man

    via the New York Times/ Suzanne DeChillo​He's an entrepreneur, he loves pets, he lives in Carroll Gardens, and he earns enough to comfortably afford an iPad. Too good to be true, right? Yes, yes, of course.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Gourmet Rises From the Dead (Sort of)

    ​Those who think apps are the future of the internet just got more ammunition--Gourmet will be revived as Gourmet Live, an app that will offer "an ever-expanding collection of articles, photos, video and more about: seasonal foods, holidays and special occasions, restaurants, travel and food c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    iPad Clothing: A Comprehensive Guide to the Latest in Geek Chic

    ​There are a lot of people who really want iPads, and some of those people will use items they should probably conceal in order to get them. However, other far less dazed and deficient consumers just want to conceal their iPad -- which is why numerous iPad outfits have emerged from the tech-sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Internet Week: Geeks Get Wild (With Sledgehammers) at NY Tech Meetup

    ​New York's week long gathering of techies and cyberlebrities known as Internet Week had its biggest event this past Tuesday, NY Tech Meetup, with over 800 attendees. The event allowed eight people to demo their fresh tech product to the tech community, and while a few of them were a little ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Dolphins Can Use iPads! (Flash Unnecessary for Cute)

    ​A dolphin in Mexico has now been trained to communicate which inanimate object he wants to play with via pecking an iPad. According to dolphin researcher Jack Kassewitz of SpeakDolphin.com (add to the list of jobs we want): "The dolphin loves the iPad. He can actually make the thing work. We' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Early, Frenetic Adoption of iPad Leads to Early, Frenetic iPad Theft in Brooklyn

    ​Apple reports that 2 million iPads have been sold since the device hit the market a mere two months ago. Last Friday, iPads finally rolled out for a bunch of jealous countries including Australia, Britain, Japan, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and Switzerland. In July, Austria, Belgiu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Digital Yankee Pankee Outlawed: No iPads at Yankee Stadium

    ​As if it weren't enough for them to tell you when to stand, when to sit, and how much they're going to extort you for the privilege of watching a World Series team phone it in on important rivalry series', the Yankees management is now telling you which telecommunications devices you can (or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Things We Would Never Buy: The Solid-Gold, Diamond-Encrusted iPad

    ​In items we would never purchase even if we did have the money but that might be nice to see in person, and perhaps hold in our warm arms for just a moment, we have "The Solid Gold iPad SUPREME Edition" (uniquely designed and crafted by Katherine Hughes of Stuart Hughes, a company that's real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Looking for the Perfect Blessing for Your Kosher Meal? There's an App for That.

    wordridden/flickriBless this food.​So, you've just sat down for shabbat dinner and -- oy, gevalt! -- you forget the proper blessing for gefilte fish right in front of Bubbe. Or maybe you're an ambitious goy, G-d bless you, who wants to impress your significant other's devout family, but come s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    RoundUp: Crime Doesn't Pay, Unless You're Just Reading About It

    ​Here's our Tuesday night crime roundup (complete with celebs, pimps, and Gambinos, for all of you who can't wait for your Us Weekly): Michael Douglas' son Cameron was sentenced to five years in prison for dealing meth and coke. Prior to the sentencing, Douglas composed a handwritten letter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Video: The iPad's iCat Revolution

    ​Big News! Jen and I just managed to hornswoggle our overlord into letting us expense an iPad. We have big plans for it.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Baby Using iPad Glimpse of Terminator-Like Future In Which Babies Crush Your Head With Their Minds

    ​If there's anything that reasonably makes older folk fear the future, it's when they struggle to keep up with the rapidly changing pace of technology. Adaptation, as we know, is crucial to survival. It prevents those younger than everyone else from vetting them out of society via natural sele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2010

    iPad Arrives.

    ​The first release of the Apple iPad went on sale at 9 this morning to the long lines of customers who were camped out in front of Apple Stores and Best Buys waiting to buy them. The hand-held 9.5" touchscreen computers, which can access WiFi but not yet 3G (those go on sale later this month) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Steve Jobs Gets His Head Sculpted Out of Cheese

    Ken/The Cooks' DenWhere cheese meets cranium.​File under Random, Weird Shit That May Make the World a Better and More Tolerable Place: Someone has taken it upon himself to make a Steve Jobs cheese head.

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