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Apple iPad

  • Columns

    December 26, 2013

    Blinded By the Light

    [Hey, You!] A REALLY high-powered flashlight can ruin a show

  • Culture

    August 22, 2013

    Color IQ You Right

    [Trendzilla] Sephora and Pantone team up on a computerized system that'll determine your perfect foundation

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    The Bruery And KCRW's Evan Kleiman Team Up To Make A Pie Beer

    Evan Kleiman, the always-comforting voice behind KCRW's radio program Good Food, reigns as Southern California's queen of pie. For five years in a row, she's pledged to bake a pie a day throughout the entire summer. Her Easy As Pie app made iTunes Best of 2012 list of iPad cooking apps. And she pres ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 27, 2013

    App-cessorize Your Wardrobe

    [Trendzilla] Clothia, Stylebook and other apps to help you look your best

  • Food

    April 18, 2013

    Full Moon Sushi: New Order

    [Hole In the Wall] This mini-chain has grown without sacrificing its excellence

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Last Shot: Chemical Warfare

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    iPadding Test Scores: UCI Medical Students with Special Tablets Do Better Than Others

    First-year medical students at UC Irvine were give special iPads in 2010 that were loaded with enhanced note-taking and recording capabilities, podcasts of topical lectures and other software to supplement self-learning. Today, those same students are reportedly scoring better on tests than the nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Sheriff Seeks Two Old Baddies Who Abducted and Robbed Mom with Kid at Sam's Club

    The Orange County Sheriff's Department is looking for two older men who abducted a mother with her 18-month-old child in tow and forced her to buy them two iPads at the Stanton Sam's Club.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Karma Camp, New Non-Profit, Helps the Homeless With iPads and Mobile Showers

    "Most people offer shelter and food--we are not that," says Greg Sipe says confidently. He's referring to Karma Camp, a nonprofit founded by Sipe and Sean O'Neill, that deals with the ongoing issue of homelessness and mental illness under what they say is a radically new, and bright light. While Si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Red Robin Undergoes Brand Makeover in Tustin: Separate Zones for Adults and Kiddies?

    It's Saturday night, and we're in the burbs. After viewing the wait outside BJ's (and realizing we could do better than Hooters), our trio agreed to Red Robin across the way. We spotted an unusual flaming logo, but thought nothing of it.While the Tustin Marketplace location shut down last year, migr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Escort's "Hot Sexy & Ready" ... to Steal an iPad

    Irvine Police are investigating a recent iPad theft where the victim is a man who said he hired an escort through backpage.com and the alleged thief is a woman who was accompanied by two men wielding pepper spray. The now iPad-less one also claims the unthinkable: the "Ashley" who came to his apartm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Long Beach Marché in the New Long Beach Airport Concourse

    Attention: the future of airport food is here. And the best part is, it's exactly like food in the real world, down to the prices and all. I discovered it on a casual travel day a few weeks after the Long Beach Airport's new $45 million concourse began hosting passengers in early December. Hearing a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Starbucks Sells Square's Mobile Credit Card Reader for $10

    The coffee giant is now offering Square's credit card reader--a small white plastic gadget that plugs into the headphone jack of an iPhone, iPad or Android device--for $10 at 7,000 of its cafes. And if you're new to Square you can apply for a $10 rebate, which makes it essentially free. 

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    The Lime Truck Gets Put Into New Mobile Game 'Order Up!! Food Truck Wars'

    The Lime Truck's action-packed run on The Great Food Truck Race is long behind us, but now you can relive the competition-on-wheels simply by pulling out your phone. "Order Up!! Food Truck Wars" (yes, that's two exclamation points) is a new multi-player mobile game from Irvine-based Superv ... More >>

  • Food

    October 18, 2012

    The Eiffel Café Is the Greatest Mall Stall of Them All

    [Hole In the Wall] This Little Saigon restaurant in Asian Garden Mall makes French-Vietnamese food

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Cool App: California Farmers' Markets

    Here in OC, we're in no short supply of wonderful farmers' markets, but figuring out which one's happening on when takes some strategizing. Enter California Farmers' Markets, a handy app that sifts through a constantly updated database of 500 markets and sorts them by neighborhood, time, day of the ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 16, 2012

    C. Wonder Hits the C-Spot

    [Trendzilla] The new Fashion Island boutique is the first West Coast outpost of the retail cult hit

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Comedian Bobby Slayton Says His iPad Is "Better Than Pussy"

    Holy shit, Bobby Slayton is a fast talker. When I called the 57-year-old New Yorker for an interview, he didn't answer the phone with a  "hello." Instead, it was "Ali fucking Lerman. God damn could your name be anymore Jewish?" Such a warm welcome and oddly enough totally expected from the hyst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Jose Alday, Seal Beach Jailer, Gets 2 Years for Taking Cash, iPad, Cell Phone Bribes from Inmate and Having Steroids and Meth Pipe

    The last time we checked in with Jose Alday--in December--the Santa Ana 33-year-old was pleading not guilty to accepting bribes from an inmate as a jailer in Seal Beach's for-profit city jail.What a difference five months make, as Alday pleaded guilty to taking money and an iPad in exchange for lavi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Seal Beach Jail Guard Guilty of Accepting Bribes Is Going to Prison

    Orange County prosecutors won convictions today against a Seal Beach City Jail guard who accepted bribes--including an iPad--from an inmate and his family.Jose Alday, a 33-year-old Santa Ana resident, will be shipped to a California prison for two years and is permanently banned from ever again hold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    iPad App Pours Out Real Beer!

    There are iPad and iPhone apps that aren't worth the space on your device, let alone 99-cents. But then there those that (if it were real and not a magic trick) would be the killer app of the century. To the amazement of customers at a brewhouse in Munich, this app turns pixels to a seemingly an inf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    3hree Things: Must-Haves For Unapologetic Baseball Geeks

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.If you're a baseball superfan like me, your GeekMeter™ has probably been in the red since Spri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    TopBrewer: A Revolutionary iPhone-Controlled Coffee Faucet

    ​There are things you want, and there are things you need, but some products cross into the very special territory of want-need-now.   TopBrewer, developed by Denmark-based Scanomat, is an awe-worthy coffee machine built like a sleek faucet. It can produce four cups of coffee in a minute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Gustavo's Top 5 Restaurants of 2011!

    ​And I'll end our year-end write-up of lists with this! If it skews a bit toward the Latino side, it's because that's where some of the most exciting cooking was happening in Orange County this year. Enjoy!

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    [UPDATED with Not-Guilty Plea:] Jose Alday, Seal Beach Jailer, Charged with Accepting Bribes, Having 'Roids and Meth Pipe

    ​UPDATE, DEC. 28, 5:51 P.M.: Seal Beach city detention officer Jose Alday pleaded not guilty at his arraignment today.He has a pre-trial hearing scheduled Jan. 4.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 28, 1:46 P.M.: A Seal Beach city jailer has been charged with accepting bribes, including an iPad and money, in ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    The Ten Most Disappointing Albums of 2011: #10 - #6

    Yes, Jessi J, you made the list. Stop pouting. ​Tis' an exciting time of year for music critics. From January through November, carpel-tunnel prone wordsmiths like us are often faced with editorial pressure to "go easy" on certain releases. Or perhaps we are encouraged to throw praise upon hyp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Evan Kleiman Releases "Easy As Pie" App for iPhone, iPad

    Photo by Christopher VictorioEvan with some random weirdo...​At last week's KCRW-SaFII Happy Hour at Memphis, Good Food host Evan Kleiman gave everyone an exclusive announcement: she was about to release her own app for the iPhone/iPad universe.Called "Easy as Pie," the app would feature videos an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Five iOS Games That Made Me Ignore This Year's Greatest Games

    ​It's that time of the year again. During the tail end of each other, video game developers release their biggest games in order to catch the high potential of sales during the holiday season. This can be a great or daunting time for hardcore gamers. On the plus side, there are a ton of great game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Seven Bizarre Steve Jobs Memorial Items on eBay

    ​And the ambulance chasers are off: Just hours after the death of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was announced, eBay is already filled with dozens of "memorial items."Your always expected T-shirts and stickers are there, sure, but what about a domain name going for $14K? Or an iDead decal for your bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Three Reasons the Michael Jackson Trial App Feels So Wrong

    ​So yes, there is such as thing as a Michael Jackson Doctor Trial App, a mini "media center for the iPhone and iPad and Android devices." Released by Fox Television Stations, the app includes live video of the trial proceedings, recorded local news segments, photo galleries and biographies of thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Become a Falling Still Fan to Win an iPad

    ​Remember Falling Still? The band from LA that compared Orange County to the Midwest? Well, they're running a iPad promotion for the next two weeks. Anyone who likes, follows, or shares their Twitter and Facebook pages are automatically entered to win an iPad. The winner will be announced on Aug. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Kelly Janeth Mejia, Fullerton Cop, Placed on Paid Leave for Alleged Theft of iPad in Miami

    ​Fullerton police officer Kelly Janeth Mejia was arrested last month for allegedly stealing an iPad from another traveler at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Miami International Airport.This week, the six-year veteran of the department was placed on paid administrati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    New Snoop Dogg Video Made on iPad App

    ​Pan Asian girl band Blush--til now relatively unknown--is creating a viral buzz, thanks to a song called "Undecided" with guest stylings from Snoop Dogg, and a video made entirely on the iPad Brushes app made by Taptrix. 

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Top 8 Music Tech Gifts for Father's Day

    ​Father's Day is around the corner, and if you're like us, you're just now realizing it. It's okay--you still have time, and OC Weekly is here for you. We decided to make it easy on you and show you some of your options, ranging from simple vinyl record frames to high-tech speaker systems and tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    iPhone App Helps You Navigate Asian Markets

    ​We've sung many praises for our trusty Asian grocery stores--locally, we've got 99 Ranch, Freshia in Tustin, Mitsuwa in Costa Mesa, Thai & Laos Market in Anaheim, all treasure troves of wildly flavorful ingredients at affordable prices. But for the amateurs, or even experienced shoppers, navi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    iPad-Equipped Restaurant Opens Tomorrow in Torrance; Cerritos in the Fall

    ​Our sister blog Squid Ink and other LA food sites have been writing about Stacked for months. The hook of the restaurant is that each table is equipped with an iPad from which you order and customize your burgers, pizzas and salads via dragging the ingredients on Apple's tablet computer. You pay ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2011

    Santa Ana Institute of Sound Aren't Kidding Around

    [Locals Only] UCI student Victor Vasquez's ensemble of high-school musicians get ready to bring an avant-garde multimedia piece to the stage

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Bottle-Your-Own-Olive-Oil Store Opens at The Irvine Spectrum

    ​Why yes, it is an olive oil and vinegar store at the Irvine Spectrum.  Anne Marie was actually the one who noticed it, being the intrepid explorer she is.Open last week, the store, is sort of like a gourmand's Sweet Factory, where you can mix and match flavors of oil and have it bottled on- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Five Search Features Yelp Should Add Instead of "Hipster"

    ​So news is going all around that Yelp added "Hipster" to its possible categories for a location's ambiance (which spelling is correct again?), and the first reaction that came to my mind is "redundant." Isn't Yelp the epitome of hipsterdom, of a sea of shallow reactions and It buzz, with the crea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Gorillaz, Yeasayer, Lupe Fiasco and More Give the Gift of New (And Free!) Music

    Myspace.com​Hot artists from Gorillaz to Lupe Fiasco are releasing new material. The cool part? The songs will be available online for download, and the cost ranges from totally free to "name your own price." These artists are among the most creative and challenging in popular music today, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    White Elephant Mix: Moonshine and the Drugs

    Myspace.com​(Click on the band's picture to hear their new holiday tune!) This year, a few OC/LB bands have come together to provide us with a smokin' holiday soundtrack called the White Elephant Mix. Eclectic Long Beach rockers Moonshine and the Drugs sing "Sloppy Joe Santa" about ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 14, 2010

    More Bookish Than You

    [Best of OC 2010] Sé Reed's 10 OC Survival Tips

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Mishka the Husky Sings on the iPad, Probably the First Dog to Sell a Song on iTunes

    ​Remember Mishka the Husky? She was really good at saying "I love you," and is probably the most famous dog on the Internet. She has a Twitter account, a YouTube account, a Facebook fan page (with 20,621 fans), has appeared on TV with Kelly Ripa and Bette Midler--and is now probably the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Forgotten Amid the Apple iPad Hype

    Photo by David Bacon​Somehow this must have slipped by amid all the hoopla for the Apple iPad: hours were so long and conditions were so bad for Chinese workers making the gizmos that some committed suicide.That was the motivation behind a protest in front of Apple's flagship San Francisco store o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    This Week in Food

    Grace Le​ Lion burgers, teriyaki and bars--OH MY!!Find out more about what you missed this week in Stick a Fork In It.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Introducing the iGourmet

    Flickr user idiolector​The New York Times broke the news in a blog today that Gourmet magazine, famously edited by Ruth Reichl after her stint as the restaurant critic for the Gray Lady and infamously closed down by its parent company Condé Nast, is back.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Slayer Now Has Pinball App for iPhones

    ​Here's a more passive way to celebrate Slayer than having a slay-in: Play the Slayer pinball game. The highlight of Slayer: Pinball Rocks is a skull that eats your ball and spits it out through its eye socket. Yummy.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Bacon: The Real Kindle Killer

    dave77459/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Not the new Apple iPad​The Apple iPad comes out in two days! Excited? Or do you like bacon more than newfangled tablet computer technology? Let your voice be heard at iPadBacon.com, which asks the all important question: which do you prefer, the iPad or fatty, salty, sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Wahoo's Chinese New Year Video?

    Wahoo's Chinese New Year Free Gift from Wahoo's Fan on Vimeo.This Wahoo's Fish Tacos video isn't nearly as funny as that Hitler/iPad spoof using footage from Downfall. It's not even close. But what's weird is that although it's clearly a commercial, it doesn't seem to be directly attributable to t ... More >>

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