The Fun And Freaky Side Of Macworld 2013 [Gallery]

By

image
Scratch Tracks has a high-energy roller skating girl promoting speaker bags.

macworldbug SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – Like any other trade show, there are a lot of weird and cool things to see at Macworld. Even though there aren’t as many booths here as there are at CES, but there’s tons to look at.

We wandered the corridors of Macworld this afternoon to find the most fun and freaky booths at Macworld. Here’s what we found.

London’s Calling With Two High-Quality Cases From Knomo [Review]

By

image
Princess Di would have approved of Knomo's elegant cases.

It’s the new year, so it’s out with the old and in with new cases!

I’ve got two new high-end cases from the London Company Knomo — a leather snap-on for the iPhone 5 and a leather folio for the iPad Mini.

As soon as the samples arrived, I put them on my iPad and iPhone — and they haven’t come off since.

iPad Menus Keep It Green At Gordon Ramsay’s Steak In Vegas

By

image

LAS VEGAS — The wine list at Gordon Ramsay’s Steak restaurant changes so frequently, the servers need iPads to keep up.

The wait staff at the Englishman’s massively popular restaurant are armed with 20 iPads to take wine orders.

Not only does it save paper, it’s the only way to make sure the ever-changing wine list is accurate.

Not only do the sommeliers love it, the customers do too.

How One Vegas Casino Uses iPads To Loosen Up Gamblers

By

Spense is an iPad-toting  "Beverage Ambassador" at the Rio casino.
Spense is an iPad-toting "Beverage Ambassador" at the Rio casino.

LAS VEGAS — The Rio casino is using iPads to do what casinos do: get visitors drunk and lose money gambling.

Located just off the bustling Vegas strip, the Rio casino has a team of “Beverage Ambassadors,” who wander the casino floor with iPads taking drink orders.

The system has been in place a year now, and it’s so successful, the casino is wondering why the other Vegas gaming joints haven’t copied it.

Here’s how it works: