You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.
Need to hail a cab in New York City? There could soon be an app for that.
As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
There are millions of smartphone apps to choose from, but it’s hard to know which ones are worth trying.
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The future will not be free. There will be tolls. But how you give up your money will change.
The only catch is that drivers will drivers will have to pay a 40-cent surcharge each time they use the app.
In the year since Irene, JCP&L has been working to improve communication with customers.
State Senator Eric Adams likened the app to having a community watch group right on your cell phone.
Using their credit or debit cards, users will be able to buy any type of ticket with any origin and destination.
The app will provide access to nearly 90,000 restaurants, stores, attractions, hotels and bars. Its features include reservation bookings on OpenTable, movie ticket purchases via Fandago and information about public transportation.
In an emergency, seconds count. It took police nine minutes to respond to the Columbine High School shooting, but it took them 90 minutes to locate a building map. But one borough in New Jersey is leading the way in preventing that problem.
Among the 11 winners is Embark NYC, created by a group of 20-somethings led by David Hodge. They have a system that uses your smartphone’s GPS, even underground, and it navigates your trip when you punch in a destination.
The clock is ticking if you still have holiday shopping left to do. New apps can help you get your shopping done on time.