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Apple Acquires Public Transit App Developer, Embark

08/23/2013, Apple has been making a number of improvements to its Maps iOS application, but ultimately, the service has yet to become as popular as competing services, such as Google Maps. Misinformation and inaccuracies seem to be some of the big issues plaguing...

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...

Lightsabers used for train railings in Japan

09/26/2011, We all know what a huge success the Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray release was, and the Force is certainly strong all over the globe. Even those living in the Land of the Rising Sun is not spared (which is a good thing), where the boxset hit Japan...

AutoTram: Bus or tram, you decide

09/21/2011, It is rather interesting to note that sometimes, a particular device or in this case, mode of transportation comes in an unorthodox form factor that you might actually be confused to know which is its primary function and what is the secondary one. The...

MUNI bus station wait translates to fun

12/13/2010, Everything seems to be instant these days, from instant noodles to instant photos and what not. The new generation doesn’t seem to be able to wait, and while that is not necessarily a bad thing since it helps them be more efficient, it isn’t a...