Technology

Mapping Time Warner Cable WiFi Hot Spots on the LES

Posted June 28, 2013 at 6:10 am

Time Warner Cable is the bane of many here in the city, more often than not providing fodder for conversation.

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AT&T Unveils 25 Solar-Powered Charging Stations Around NYC

Posted June 19, 2013 at 10:12 am

Hurricane Sandy taught downtowners, among other things, how to hustle for a charge to keep cell phones connected to the outside.

Kate Spade Saturday Brings Touch Screen Storefront to 175 Orchard

Posted June 6, 2013 at 6:10 am

That Kate Spade pop-up shop at 175 Orchard Street we told you about is actually one of four planned for downtown. But there’s a high-tech twist.

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Facebook Inks Deal at 770 Broadway

Posted June 4, 2013 at 11:35 am

In a huge boon to the new Astor Place tech boom, Facebook has just inked a ten-year deal for 770 Broadway, its second outpost.

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Crowdfunding to Outfit Campos Plaza Community Center with Tablets

Posted May 10, 2013 at 6:20 am

S.O.S. Gamers is a local non-profit organization that aims to use “interactive electronic entertainment as a means to perform charitable services and support causes that aid society as a whole.”

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Google Glass Sighting at Webster Hall Show

Last modified April 19, 2013 at 8:33 am

Sightings of Google Glass in the wild are still rare at this juncture, despite a widely publicized image of co-founder Sergey Brin taking the technology for a joyride in January.

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8 GIFs of Moments in Music History [PHOTOS]

Last modified January 4, 2013 at 10:18 am

Music history recreated in 8-bit GIF format. That’s the genius premise behind a six-month-old Tumblr called, simply enough, Music History in GIFs.

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Recording Your Life in 1-Second Increments [Video]

Posted December 19, 2012 at 6:48 am

In a world of micro-attention spans, even the time capsule is getting an overhaul. At least if Brooklyn-based entrepreneur Cesar Kuriyama has his way. How about recording one second a day for the rest of your life?

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Excessive Volume at The DL Triggers Shazam Across Delancey!

Last modified December 21, 2012 at 4:09 pm

So while the blaring, palm-tree lined hell hole formerly known as Ludlow Manor might have decent taste in DJs, they certainly don’t have any discretion for noise control.

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A Website Dedicated to Songs That Sound Like Other Songs

Posted December 14, 2012 at 10:23 am

Rock n roll is, generally speaking, three chords – the “I-IV-V” (i.e. C-F-G). Variations on this classic blues-based progression have infiltrated pretty much every pop song for the last fifty years.

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