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.
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.
Episode 23 of the Digital City, where we discuss budget troubles at the MTA, Linux on Netbooks, and the Sirius/iPhone connection
As a six-month test, a chunk of the city will be equipped with free public Wi-Fi supported by ad revenue.
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"!
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!
For the first time, New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released an iOS app that shows train arrival times on seven subway lines.
A test conducted by Global Wireless Solutions found that the cellular deployment in New York subways remains lacking.
Wireless Internet access and cellular service are coming to New York subway stations, but like the Second Avenue subway line, it might be awhile before you can check it out. In the meantime, we're suggesting that the MTA install air conditioners to keep riders from passing out on the platform.
This week on the Digital City, we look at the ABC vs. Cablevision fight, check out some high-tech pizza that's hitting NYC, find out why it's taken so long for the MTA to upgrade subway stations, and celebrate that Macs are finally getting Steam games.