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New York subway cell coverage stinks, but here are the best lines

A test conducted by Global Wireless Solutions found that the cellular deployment in New York subways remains lacking.

By June 30, 2014

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Man jumps on tracks to get phone, survives being run over by train

In New York, a man manages to get his phone, then lie down in the middle of the subway tracks just deep enough for a train to pass over him.

By March 26, 2014

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Ep. 1346: Where we share a dream with Jim O'Heir

Today's double-feature episode features stories about a tiny mirror accessory that turns your iPhone into a creepshots factory, cell service coming to MTA subways in New York, a crowdsourced dream database app, and an interview with "Parks and Recreation's" Jim O'Heir!

By September 20, 2013

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The 404 1,346: Where we share a dream with Jim O'Heir (podcast)

Today's double-feature episode features stories about a tiny mirror accessory that turns your iPhone into a creepshots factory, cell service coming to MTA subways in New York, a crowdsourced dream database app, and an interview with Jim O'Heir from "Parks and Recreation"!

By September 19, 2013

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iPhone 5S, 5C to land at several US regional carriers Oct. 1

The two phones will be available through such carriers as Appalachian Wireless, Bluegrass Cellular, and Nex-Tech Wireless.

By September 25, 2013

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Oversight: Crowdsourcing the NSA's surveillance programs

Geek comedian Tom Scott imagines citizen volunteers accessing the real-time data store of spy agencies to help keep the country safe.

By August 6, 2013

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Can science 'cure' religious fundamentalism?

An Oxford University researcher claims that, in time, deep-seated, extreme beliefs may be treated as a mental illness, rather than a product of free will.

By June 1, 2013

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Digital City 79: Metrocard/MTA secrets; plus, we test the new 13-inch MacBook Pro

This week, we take a look at high-tech goings-on at the MTA (the agency that runs NYC's subways and buses), including an explanation about how those Metrocard readers work (or don't work. as the case may be) and why the agency is suddenly opening its data feeds to app makers.

By April 26, 2010

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Ep. 79: Metrocard/MTA secrets; plus, we test the new 13-inch MacBook Pro

This week, we find out why your Metrocard never works, applaud the MTA for releasing datastreams to app-makers; check out the new 13-inch MacBook Pro; and takes sides in the upcoming Supreme Court video game violence case.

By April 26, 2010

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NYC subway expands wireless service

New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority beefs up wireless network to 36 stations.

By April 25, 2013