New taxi's with odor-absorbing seats aren't the only upgrades New York City is getting. The Big Apple's 12,800 decaying public pay phones could be replaced with large touchscreens that are good for making more than just voice calls. One day, you might be tweeting from one of these "smart pay phones."
If you've ever been to London, you'll know that taxi passengers in England's capital get to ride in a fabulous purpose-built vehicle. Here in New York City we had something similar until the demise of the Checker some 25 years ago, but today Nissan unveiled a new high-tech yellow cab that will hit the streets of the Big Apple next year.
Just in time for the Christmas rush, next Friday Apple will open the doors to its largest Apple Store so far.
Anyone who's ever visited or lived in New York is bound to ask — why would anyone want to make a book capturing its smells? Call her a dreamer or call her a realist but first time author Amber Jones believes the world's children deserve to take this olfactory journey be it good, bad or downright ugly in New York, Phew York.
New York City's police commissioner made news last weekend when he claimed that the NYPD had the capability to bring down a plane. That was impressive enough, but now comes word that the feds have heat-seeking stinger missiles ready to go in Manhattan that could bring down a large passenger jet.
Is there no place Apple can't plant its flag? Apparently not, as the company scored some retail space in New York City's Grand Central Station, which is already filled with a lot of the kind of stores you see in airports: magazine shops and odds and ends. Thanks to the 23,000-square-foot bid Grand Central will be the home of the biggest Apple Store yet.
Free WiFi is a good thing, and these days you can find it at all over the place from McDonald's to Starbucks, but what if you're out in the park to catch some fresh air? Now there's a plan to cover 32 of New York City's parks with free WiFi, provided by Cablevision and Time Warner in exchange a ten year extension of their city cable contracts.
Tonight, at the stroke of midnight, all eyes will be on the lights in Times Square, New York City to see the year "2010" light up in all its LED glory. Betcha didn't know that the power for those lights...
We don't talk wine all that often (unless it comes stored in some futuristic case or served by a robot), but SD26 — a new restaurant in New York City — is giving us another good reason to: its electronic...
Say hello to the next Doomsday Clock: Deutsche Bank has installed what's being hailed as the world's first real-time scientifically-calculated, carbon counter on a billboard outside New York City's Madison Square Garden. Grim stuff, but it's good to know —...