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  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    It's Heating Up: 5 Tips for Watering

    Ah yes, that last breezy week of spring in Arizona can lull you into thinking that, for a moment, we'll have a cool summer. This is hard news to break, but you're only kidding yourself. Summer is almost here and due to the high temperatures, you'll likely want to revisit your watering schedule. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Dear Wannabe DJ With the iPod: You're Sabotaging the Party!

    By Mary Grace Cerni There are party fouls that can be forgiven. Really egregious ones, even, like peeing in the indoor plants. But disrupting the music by unplugging the host's device in favor of your own iPod or smartphone? Now that's fucked up.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Getting Cozy at Krua Thai Cuisine in Phoenix

    Have an image of a cozy Thai cafe? It probably looks a lot like Krua. The little eatery on the city's north side is a pleasant space, small and tidy, with a handful of tables and booths frequently occupied by guests who tuck into bowls of steaming, fragrant curries, spicy salads kissed with lemon, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 19, 2013
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    September 4, 2013

    Does It Matter if John McCain Plays on His Phone During Senate Hearings?

    Yesterday, a fairly large deal was made of Senator John McCain playing what appeared to be poker on his iPhone during a Senate committee hearing on military action in Syria.War, war, war, blah blah blah, I'll raise you five bucks, boots on the ground, war, missile strikes.

  • Calendar

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Dust-Storm Cell-Phone Alert Freaks Out Phoenix-Area Residents; National Weather Service Says It's Fielding Complaints

    At about 9:30 p.m. last night, our iPhone -- and perhaps yours, too -- began buzzing like bridge of the Enterprise just before a Romulan attack. Dashing to the kitchen counter, where the phone was plugged in and recharging, we discovered that no, North Korea hasn't launched an EMP strike -- it was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Waygo App Promises to Translate Chinese Menus On the Fly

    Fellow adventurous eaters: There is now an app called Waygo, specifically designed for translating Chinese menus on the fly.That's right, now you can ask for the "real" menu at your favorite Chinese joint and be certain you're ordering something more interesting than chow mein. See Also: --Chow Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    UpperCup: The iPhone Case That Is Also a Cup Holder

    Last week we brought you the anti-loneliness ramen bowl, a ramen bowl with an iPhone holder integrated into the side so you could slurp noodles and use your phone at the same time. Clearly that wasn't enough for some people because a company has just launched a Indiegogo campaign fund the constructi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    A Ramen Bowl with a Built-In iPhone Holder. Really

    Chin-up lonely college students, now you don't have to endure your nightly bowl of bachelor chow alone, you can enjoy it basking in the light of your iPhone! MisoSoupDesign is a small company that recently unveiled a ramen bowl with a smartphone holder integrated into the rim of the bowl. See Also: ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013
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    January 14, 2013

    The Herb Box and Gertrude's at DBG Beta Test WineQuest Mobile, a New iPhone App For Selecting Wine

    Unless you're a wine wonk like Mark Tarbell, Peter Kasperski, Amy Binkley or Dave Johnson, you probably find reading a multi-page wine list and making a smart selection intimidating. Too many wines to choose from and way too much terminology and lore to master. So you take a shot in the dark, shell ... More >>

  • News

    November 15, 2012
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    September 24, 2012

    Maynard James Keenan: Rochambeau Myself

    I love a good comedy. Browsing through mental notes of quotable material, apropos for tedious moments brought on by the petty, the narrow minded, and the desperate, keeps me questionably sane. See also: Maynard James Keenan: These Are The "End of Days" See also: Maynard James Keenan: Up on the Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Danger! Danger! "Critic Hunter" Ad Mocks Common Breeds of Reviewers

    None of these rares species of reviewers will be a surprise to many of you. Who hasn't seen a mated pair of couponus savus pouring over a menu trying to find the perfect mixture of appetizers, entrees and desserts to maximize their Groupon? Or seen a herd of yelpus complainus grazing on happy hour a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    2012 RPM Challenge: Who Completed an Entire Album in February?

    See also: 2012 RPM Challenge: Five Valley Artists (And Yours Truly) Attempt to Record an Album in One Month With the extra day provided by leap year, four of the seven Valley artists we tracked for this year's RPM Challenge were able to record an entire album from start to finish. That would be S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Upside-Down Apple Pie at Tuck Shop

    Tuck Shop is literally tucked into the corner of 12th St. and Oak. With only a small neon sign, it's easy to pass by this place without knowing what delicious food and comforting environment are inside.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    French Quarter Tour Diary - Weeks 3 & 4

    ​There's so much to report and so little Internet to shove it in. First things first: the small bit of youth music we've witnessed in the Western United States convinces me thoroughly that my generation of American musicians has the studiousness and audacity to be emotionally unflinching in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: Miniature Tigers

    ​Arizona natives Miniature Tigers have been pretty busy in the last year. They performed with The Roots in the Red Bull Sound Clash, they've been working on their album Mia Pharaoh, they released a new single entitled "Boomerang," and most recently, they have just finished up their fall tour.This ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 11, 2011
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    August 3, 2011

    Five Tips for Effective Food Photography

    Kholood Eid​ As beautiful as food can be, it's not always that easy to photograph--especially if there's no food stylist on call or elaborate studio space to occupy. Here at Chow Bella, we've compiled a list of tips to keep in mind when out shooting, regardless of how attractive the dish or ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 2, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    April 27 In Blogs: Paul Babeu, iPhone Condoms, The Colossal Event, Indian Tacos, and Dave Hendershott

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Count Calories Through Your iPhone Photos

    Jennifer Woods This morning's breakfast: Egg in a nest.​Counting calories is such a pain. We just want to eat and be happy. Ugh, but then we can't button our pants after too much blissful ignorance. Great, now what? Well, if you have an iPhone, there's totally an app for that. Fill Your Pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    April 22 In Blogs: Wearable Planters, Keith Richards, Counting Calories, and Easter Eggs

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    John McCain Thinks iPad/iPhone Are Built in U.S. -- Which They're Not

    John McCain thinks iPhones are built in America.​Like most things, Apple's iPad and iPhone are not built in the United States, which may need to be explained to Arizona's senior senator, John McCain, who recently declared that the two products were assembled right here in the U.S. of A.Kudos to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Tempe and Scottsdale Ranked Amongst "Rudest Cities" in English-Speaking World

    ​Two Arizona cities (that happen to be home to a large number of Arizona State University students) are ranked in the top 10 when it comes to rudest cities in the English-speaking world.According to a study conducted by the Foursquare social network, Tempe ranks No. 6 when it comes to rudeness, wi ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    January 8, 2011

    Jared Loughner, Alleged Shooter in Gabrielle Giffords Attack, Described by Classmate as "Left-Wing Pothead"

    Jared Loughner is described as a "left-wing political radical."​A classmate of the man accused of shooting Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords this morning describes him as "left wing" and a "pot head" in a series of posts on Twitter this afternoon.Caitie Parker did not immediately respond to o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Wanna Complain About Graffiti and Pot Holes? If You Live in Avondale, There's an App for That

    www.fairfax.cc​Complaining to the city about mundane crap like potholes and graffiti isn't just for geriatrics with rotary phones anymore. The city of Avondale has unveiled a new smart phone application that allows residents to alert city officials to municipal eye sores like graffiti, weeds, and ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 26, 2010
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    July 9, 2010

    Beyond Groupon: Online Cheapies and Freebies for Culinary Adventurers

    Get this delicious meal for a song.​ ​ ​By now, almost everyone knows about the Phoenix version of Groupon.com, the website where you can sign up to get e-mails on a mega daily deal. They've offered everything from waxing services at 75% off to $40 restaurant gift certificates for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Brain Scans on Your iPhone? Yeah, There's an App for That, and They're Testing it Out in Scottsdale

    www.thepreppyprincess.com​At last, an iPhone application that does something a little more useful than finding the closest Applebee's.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale are conducting clinical trials on a new iPhone app that would allow doctors to view brain scans with their iPhone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Correction: Phoenix P.D. Investigation Finds That Grindr iPhone App Not Involved in Yesterday's Murder

    Grindr.com​Yesterday, we posted a story about a man who was murdered by a man he met on what we were told by the Phoenix Police Department was an iPhone application called Grindr. Grindr is a social networking site that links gay men with other gay men in their area using GPS on their iPhones -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Kelly Fletcher's Fromage D'Affinois with Homemade Strawberry Preserves

    photo by Claire Lawton​In this week's Chef Talk, we heard from Chef Kelly Fletcher of House of Tricks. Fletcher says another one of his most valuable tools is his iPhone, which stores hundreds of his recipes. We were lucky enough to grab one. Introducing his Fromage D'Affinois with Homem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    John McCain iPhone Pic Finds Way to Gay Porn Web Site

    ​Back in January, Senator John McCain's daughter Meghan told an audience at the University of Florida that her father was "coming along" in terms of supporting gay marriage. If you believe everything you see on gay porn Web sites, "The Maverick" seems to be making enormous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    April 5 In Blogs: Easter Bunny, Roger Clyne, Ramen, and John McCain

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Easter Bunny Disables Photo Radar for Several Hours: Catch the Video by Jason Shelton Up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Top 10 Geek Obsessions of the Decade

    Doomsayers and the easily fooled are focused on 2012 right now (so much so that poor NASA had to issue statements debunking the movie myths). But we've got a different date in mind: 2010. The New Year begins the end of an era. Well, a decade actually. Technology has certainly advanced in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Dirty Dishes: Coffee Bitterness

    ​Who's servin' up all of the caffeinated haterade? Seems like people complained for years that there was nary a spot around town where goodgrounds could be found. Now we have two, no less, but they're a toss apart on the main drag in our upwardly mobile central corridor. And are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    August 31 In Blogs: Marcia Powell, DJ AM, Prosciutto, and Fat Asses

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Marcia Powell's Autopsy Report Rules Cage Death in ADC Custody an "Accident" Pastor Steven A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Dookie and the Peak of Profitable Cheap Plastic, Not Music or Culture

    One of the things I like most about New Times Music Editor Martin Cizmar is disagreeing with him. We've had some fun arguments and discussions on music, culture, the role of the press and even Eazy E. Which is why I felt compelled to write this post completely and unequivocally disagreeing with his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    June 25 In Blogs: Michael Jackson, iPhone, Ruth McClung, and Shaq

    In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Free the Fonz! Fronzo West Jailed for Telling Authorities "Fuck the Police" Up on the Sun: Mich ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Cool iPhone Apps for Foodies

    The new iPhone is a lust-worthy gizmo to begin with, but if you're into food and wine, there are even more reasons to chuck your Crackberry and give in to Apple: the apps. One of the newest ones, WinePhD, was created by two locals, sommelier Brian Pierce and his business partner/co-in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009

    App Pupils

    Mobile techies land in East Valley tech heaven

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Guest DJ Week on The Blaze: We're Loving It

    Around the New Times office we're really loving The Blaze's Guest DJ week (which I participated in yesterday). ASU's student radio station does this once a year, pulling in people like Murph from So Much Silence, Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World and, right now, our man Steve Chilton.But, seriously guys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    iPhone Users Test AT&T at SxSW

    The music portion of SxSW starts today, but the interactive portion finished yesterday. One of the big stories out of interactive this past weekend was how ill-prepared AT&T was for the influx of iPhone-wielding hipsters and geeks descending on Austin. Tens of thousands of attendees are using ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Weezer Releases Holiday Songs

    Today Weezer digitally released six Christmas songs originally recorded for the recently released iPhone app "Tap Tap Revenge Christmas With Weezer.""For the first time ever a band recorded music for an app but demand was so great from non-iPhone users that the band decided to make the songs availab ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    A Brief History of Pants

    Saluting the late king of jeans

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    Brew Review: The Carling iPint

    By Jonathan McNamara Before we get on to the brew, I’d like to ask you to read past the jump to learn about the first (potentially of many depending on how this one goes) Brew Review contest. Please read to the end! Carling is a familiar beer brand to anyone who frequents Canada, South Africa an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008

    To the Manners Born

    We’re living in a society here, people

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