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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...

Nokia to bring NFC to New York commuters

10/27/2011, If you ever wanted a reason to get your hands on a Nokia device, the Finnish company has entered into an agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to develop an NFC-based ticketing solution, whose pilot program is expected to make...

New York has the most Twitter users among cities

10/06/2011, The city of New York has broken yet another record – this time around, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced that New York City alone contains more Twitter users within its walls compared to any other city in the world – while...

AT&T to throw Wi-Fi blanket in 20 New York City parks

06/10/2011, AT&T intends to blanket up to 20 of New York City’s parks with Wi-Fi connectivity – not that we’re complaining, of course, but hopefully what AT&T has in store will be able to work as promised or intended. Currently, there are...

AT&T rumored to launch LTE network in June

05/13/2011, If rumors hold true, it looks like we’ll have one more LTE carrier to join the scene at the end of next month. According to the folks at IntoMobile, a trusted source has advised them that AT&T’s LTE network will be launching in June....

iPhone trumps in Bay Area, BlackBerry is king in New York

08/08/2010, The Retrevo Gadget Census, a report done by Sunnyvale’s Retrevo Inc., has coughed up some pretty interesting nuggets of trivia for gadget lovers, especially those who deal with smartphones. For example, the Bay Area sees no competitor near the...

Empire State Building set to go green

07/29/2010, The Empire State Building has been quite the landmark in New York city for many decades already, and will continue to be for a long time to come, we believe. It seems that its owners, Malkin Holdings, will be turning it into an official green building...