From using cell phones and computers to watching movies online, wireless technology has made life easier. But now, some say there is a serious downside.
The digital divide in New York City is narrowing.
Pay phones on New York City streets would be done away with, under a plan that would replace them with stand-alone devices offering free Wi-Fi and nationwide phone calls as well as mobile phone charging capability.
Ever since WiFi became available in New York’s public parks, there are no more excuses for sitting inside a cafe with a computer on a beautiful day. Here are a few places to take your “work” outside.
Finding great coffee, a laptop-friendly policy with fast Internet, and a few hours of productivity is a rare combo in New York City.
Eight of 10 leading analytics companies have agreed to measures that will let shoppers nationwide know when retailers are using their smartphones to track their movements through a store.
A partnership between the city, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable will provide hotspot access in the parks through July 2020.
Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction are expected to be outfitted with Wi-Fi by the end of the year. The service will eventually be brought to other stations and trains.
Cablevision would provide the equipment to allow passengers to surf the Internet, send and receive e-mail and use other applications.
After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.
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.
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.
Stops along the C/E line will be among the first to get the new service.
CHICAGO (CBS) ― Starbucks Corp. will begin offering unlimited free wireless Internet access at all company-operated U.S. locations starting July 1, part of an ongoing effort to bring more customers in the door. The Wi-Fi […]