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In NYC, once a payphone, soon a superfast Wi-Fi hub

As part of the $200 million project, the first new hubs are expected to come online in late 2015.

By November 17, 2014


NYC payphones get revived as touch-screen tablets

A pilot program to transform dinosaurian payphones into large Internet-connected "Smart Screens" throughout New York City officially goes live.

By November 20, 2012


Old NYC payphones transformed into free Wi-Fi hotspots

The Big Apple decides to make use of those old coin-operated machines by turning them into free public Wi-Fi hotspots.

By July 11, 2012


Higher! Stronger! Dumber! Yes, it's the Selfie Olympics!

For reasons that are as obvious as they are painful, there is now a competition that will prove who is truly more self-absorbed.

By January 4, 2014


CNET UK Podcast 275: Your phone is a payphone

The CNET team takes on Pingit and mobile payments, as well as Mountain Lion, Raspberry Pi -- and a hoverboard.

By February 17, 2012


How to recover your lost or stolen phones, tablets, and other devices

Technology is increasingly the target of crimes, but it can also be used to fight back against the perpetrators.

By August 28, 2013


Spotify reveals what Aussies listened to in 2012

Want to see what your fellow countrymen and women were streaming in 2012? Spotify spills the beans on the music listening habits of Aussies.

By December 3, 2012


Kevin Mitnick to Kim DotCom: 'I hope you win'

Did the famed computer hacker really just send the MegaUpload founder a Tom Petty song for inspiration?

By June 26, 2012


Phone history, full of steampunk designs and rotary dials

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series geeks out in a building full of telephone bygones, wallowing in the beauty of rotary dial phones, giant switchboards, and a brick-size early mobile phone.

By April 12, 2012


Culture hacker talks Kinect bounty hunt (Q&A)

45 Minutes on IM: Perhaps best known for Roomba Frogger, Phil Torrone also discusses life as an open-source hardware maven and whether his next stunt will be TSA related.

By November 24, 2010