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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...

Yahoo offers free Wi-Fi as well

11/10/2009, Google’s bitter rival, Yahoo, does not want to be left behind in the free Wi-Fi game by offering such a service to New York’s Times Square sometime next year. According to a Yahoo blog post, “While Yahoo! is the place where your world...

Google Maps support subway lines now

11/10/2009, Looks like Google Maps is growing from strength to strength, with the latest release showing off New York’s subway lines under part of the transit layer. The colored lines are interactive, where clicking on a station name will see a bubble pop up...