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Shortly after Google’s mysterious barges appeared, the company confirmed that they would be used as ” interactive spaces where people can learn about new technology.” But a new report out of SF Gate makes things a little more specific than Google let out.…Read More »
iPhones are really the pinnacle of innovation and technology. iPhones love people and people love them back, but among those people comes a section of people who use iPhones for not so very legal means.
According to NYPD, there were 16000 robberies of Apple products, mainly iPhones, in 2012, which account for 14% of all of New York City’s crime.…Read More »
A team of researchers are testing out the use of underwater WiFi, and hope it’s use could eventually be applied towards better underwater warning systems, according to BBC News.
The researchers, who are from the University of Buffalo, New York, conducted their research on Lake Erie, not too far from Buffalo, and the test involved dropping two 40 lb (18 kg) sensors into the water, and then used a laptop computer to transmit information to the sensors.…Read More »
As seen from the 102nd floor observation deck of the Empire State Building.Read More »
Because of some driver’s lack of ability to follow the law when driving, New York State is forced to install “Text Zones” throughout the city where drivers can park and have a few texts.
“New York State is continuing to use every tool at its disposal to combat texting while driving,” said Governor, Andrew Cuomo in a statement.…Read More »
Stealing iPhones and iPads in New York is big business it appears. So big it is, that the NYPD is campaigning for iOS users to upgrade to the newest version, iOS 7. Why is this? Well, iOS 7 has a new security mechanism known as Activation Lock that allows the owner to remotely lock down a stolen iPhone via Find My Phone.…Read More »
Host from The Chamber Boys radio show pranks a bunch of students at New York’s University of Rochester.Read More »
The New York Times website was down today due to a “malicious external attack,” with the group responsible alleged to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). The attack involved redirecting requests from nytimes.com to a domain operated by the SEA. The Verge notes that the attack’s timing “coincides with US declarations that Syria should be held accountable for its chemical strikes,” with multiple users reportedly seeing this image when trying to visit the site:
The attack targeted DNS host, so users were technically still able to access the website by going directly to the NYT IP address, which is 126.96.36.199.…Read More »
One of the stupidest things criminals do, other than leaving evidence behind, is brag about their crime to their friends or followers on the internet. While this is a stupid move by the criminals, this certainly helps the police with their investigations.…Read More »
Ever received a broken package from FedEx (or any other delivery service)? Yeah, this is probably why. The sad part is, this supposedly happens a lot more often than just this video, which was captured this past Wednesday in Manhattan, New York.…Read More »
These photos are of telephone lines over New York in 1887, so I doubt anyone remembers this specific scene. But, still, the question is valid: who remembers those days? In fact, for some people “those days” are today. I’m currently overseas and electrical lines still rule the sky here; not so much anymore in the States.Read More »
On Sunday night, the Yankees were playing the Red Sox in New York, in which they lost. But that’s not what this story is about. There was a major thunderstorm in New York during the game, and a shot of thunder spooked the Yankees.…Read More »
Check out these awesome payphone of the future designs, the finalists of NYC’s payphone design contest [Video]
Last December, the city of New York announced a challenge for people to reinvent the old payphone. Now they’ve announced the six finalists of the Reinvent Payphones challenge, offering us a look at what the competing designers have been cooking up.…Read More »
When you’re looking for an apartment in New York, don’t be surprised if you end up with living space that’s much smaller than what you’re used to. It seems to be the norm, unless you’re of the wealthy and famous kind of course.…Read More »