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Uber taxi-hailing service returns to NYC streets, without payments

Private-car summoning service launches pilot program allowing taxi customers to use a smartphone app to request a cab. But the app won't accept payments, at least at first.

By Apr. 30, 2013

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Judge gives taxi-hailing apps in NYC the go-ahead

After a lawsuit put a yearlong e-hail pilot program on hold, taxi-hailing app startups like Uber, GetTaxi, and Hailo are now given a green light.

By Apr. 23, 2013

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AOL Reader (Web app)

The new AOL Reader has many of the same features found in other popular RSS newsreaders. It looks like one of a few good alternatives for those losing Google Reader next week.

By Jun. 24, 2013

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TomTom app for Android

TomTom's app for Android is a premium-caliber turn-by-turn app, but it comes at a premium price and lacks critical features that most casual navigators would want.

By Nov. 8, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 8, 2012

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Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

By Jan. 27, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Jan. 27, 2014
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Genius Maps by Mireo (Android)

Genius Maps by Mireo shows promise as a sharply designed offline navigation app, but destination input and search could use streamlining.

By Apr. 2, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Apr. 2, 2014

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Uber cab-hailing app hits another legal roadblock in NY

Livery car companies reportedly win injunction against the pilot program, which would allow potential passengers to hail a cab by putting their location information into a smartphone app.

By May. 1, 2013

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Brian Cox's Wonders of Life

Brian Cox's Wonders of Life is worth the money, but you'll need to follow the app's intended narrative to fully enjoy the experience.

By Feb. 27, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 27, 2014

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Paris taxi drivers strike, but Uber opens second front in the war

After a political setback last week, Parisian taxi drivers protest new-era car services booked via smartphone apps. But the new UberPop ride-sharing service could bring even more disruptions.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Taxi dispute gets physical in France with attack on Uber car

During a day of protests by taxi drivers in Paris, an Uber car carrying a technology executive was left with slashed tires and broken windows.

By Jan. 13, 2014