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Sree Tips: Keeping Your Smartphone Battery Going

Smartphones have gotten so much smarter these days, with all kinds of cool new features. They are really mini computers. But the battery life continues to be awful.

04/24/2013

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The 5 Best Coffee Shops In The East Village

Coffee shops wake you up on your commute to the office, cure your weekend blues and serve as an office for freelancers in the neighborhood. The East Village is filled with 20-somethings, writers and nightlife junkies looking to get their caffeine fix.

01/14/2013

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Google Offers Free Public Wi-Fi In Chelsea

The Wi-Fi zone covers Gansevoort Street and 19th Street from Eighth Avenue to the West Side Highway, including the Chelsea Triangle, 14th Street Park and Gansevoort Plaza.

01/08/2013

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MTA Releases App With Real-Time Subway Countdown Clocks

You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.

12/28/2012

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Wi-Fi Service Coming To 30 Additional Subway Stations By Spring

All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains are not expected to have service between stations.

11/19/2012

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MTA Planning To Add Wi-Fi Service To Subway Stations In Queens

All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains were not expected to have service between stations.

10/25/2012

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United Airlines The Latest Carrier To Make Its Coach Seats Smaller

In the airline industry, more seat rows mean more dollars. To cram more of us in coach, airlines — including United Airlines — are slimming seats to add more of them.

09/05/2012

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Wireless Internet Hotspots Coming To NYC Payphone Kiosks

Ten locations will be hooked up to start.

07/11/2012

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De Blasio: Homeless Wi-Fi Project Treats Participants Like ‘Property Instead Of People’

An advertising agency recruited 13 homeless people to help patch up wireless dead spots in Texas by giving them mobile Wi-Fi devices to carry and T-shirts proclaiming “I am a 4G Hotspot.”

03/13/2012

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Teaneck Police Investigating Possible Biased Wi-Fi ID

Law enforcement officials are investigating a complaint about an offensive wireless network name in northern New Jersey.

01/19/2012

Next Subway Stations To Get Cell Phone Service Revealed

Now that cell phone service has arrived on part of the subway system, the program is poised to expand.

09/30/2011

Subway passengers use their mobile devices underground - New York, NY - Sep 27, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Cell Phone Service Arrives At Some NYC Subway Stations

All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains are not expected to have service between stations.

09/27/2011

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Many NYC Starbucks Locations About To Put An End To ‘Squatters’

They’re called Starbucks “squatters.” You know, those folks with their laptops who take all the seats and never seem to leave. But the coffee house giant has a plan brewing to fix that

08/05/2011

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New QR Codes Emulate ‘Hobo Symbols’ Of The Past

Technology is bringing a new life to a tradition that is over 100-years-old.

07/21/2011

A man uses free wireless high-speed Internet access on his laptop in Bryant Park (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

20 NYC Parks To Get Free Wi-Fi Service

The service has already started in three locations: Battery Park, Joyce Kilmer Park in the Bronx, and Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem.

06/09/2011

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