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NYC Rolls Out Largest Free Public Wi-Fi Network

12/11/2013, New York City, also fondly known as the Big Apple, has taken yet another step in the right direction for technophiles – the city’s Internet access will be enhanced with the introduction of the largest Wi-Fi network in the country, blanketing all...

Revenge Porn Ban Being Considered By New York Lawmakers

10/08/2013, Just last week, California created a law that would classify “revenge porn” as a criminal misdemeanor, and it looks like New York lawmakers also want to make a stand against this kind of thing. Unlike California though, New York is looking to...

New York Introduces ‘Text Stops’ Along Major Highways, Thruways

09/24/2013, We know how difficult it can be to completely ignore your cell phone while your driving as no matter how often we’re told not to text and drive, people seem to do it regardless of the warnings. A number of states have already passed legislations to...

Apple Fifth Avenue Store Gets Flooded With Rain Water

05/08/2013, Apple is known for its strikingly beautiful retail stores around the world. Perhaps one of the most iconic store is the company’s Fifth Avenue, New York, outlet which was flooded with rain water this morning. New York today saw torrential downpour...

NYC Subway Wi-Fi Service Expands To 36 Stations

04/25/2013, The MTA held a press conference earlier today in Times Square subway, New York. It announced that now 36 NYC subway stations have access to Wi-Fi service. MTA is working on providing wireless networking across its entire transit service and it is...

New York Police Get Help From Android Smartphones

04/12/2013, All right, so New York’s finest might not have a Lamborghini to drive around and catch baddies in, but they do have some tools to help them in the eternal battle against crime. One of the latest tools in the Police Department’s crime-fighting arsenal...

Virtual Library Concept Might Make Reading On Subways A Reality

03/11/2013, For those of you who take the subway to work and back each day, chances are you would find that most folks have their noses and thumbs buried in a smartphone or tablet, as it seems to get more and more rare these days to see someone reading a book...

New York Phone Booths Turned Into Info Hubs

11/21/2012, With the number of people owning smartphones as well as ordinary mobile phones, we do wonder whether there is a need for pay phones – especially in large cities like New York. This has led to a plan that will see the transformation of a quarter of a...

Betaville allows New Yorkers to experience real-world SimCity

10/02/2012, I am quite sure that a fair many of us have already played SimCity (or some variant of the game itself) in the past, so it would be like a fish taking to water when one enjoy Betaville, a multi-person open source platform that enables participants to...

Nissan NV200 is New York’s official taxi

09/20/2012, Movies have dictated over the years that yellow taxis in New York City are an icon, but the future is going to change though, with a taxi version of Nissan’s NV200 van will soon be seen more and more frequently, considering how it has been announced to...

New York Sues Sprint for $300 Million over Alleged Tax Fraud

04/19/2012, On Thursday, the State of New York filed a lawsuit against Sprint Nextel Corp and is looking to collect more than $300 million according to a report from Reuters. The carrier has been accused for tax fraud in that it deliberately did not collect or pay...

Times Square Valentine Heart glows in the month of love

02/03/2012, Ah, February 14, or better known as Valentine’s Day, is the boon for many a florist and restaurant, although singles might wish that the day would end faster than normal as they see everyone else walking with a date, hand-in-hand and whispering...

Super Mario 3D Land recreated in New York’s Times Square

11/14/2011, In case you weren’t aware, Super Mario 3D Land was launched over the weekend in the US and to commemorate the occasion, Nintendo held a special event in New York’s Times Square. The creators of Mario transformed the venue into a real life...

AT&T offers free Wi-Fi in select NYC parks

11/04/2011, New York might be a sprawling metropolis, but that does not mean the place has no room for some greenery. There is this bunch of particularly iconic parks around the city, and apart from relaxing and exercising there, what else do you think you can do...