Posts Tagged ‘new york’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

For 2013, the city announces NYC taxi app will be approved for use.  That means no more waiving and hailing out in the cold; order your taxi using your smartphone!  You can even pay using your mobile device!

There’s an app for that. Let’s face it, there’s an app for everything. Well, almost everything. Until lately, New Yorkers have had to put aside their app-dependency when engaging in the tradition of taxi-hailing. In a world where a click solves it all, those wanting a cab had no other options than the tried and true “arm-out” to get where they needed to go.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

On July 6-22, immerse yourself in NY_Hearts: LES, a virtual love story you can experience through an app.

Audio books are ‘in’ but imagine a whole new way of storytelling –with an app. An app through which you hear the real sounds and see the real sites of the narrative –as though you’re actually there!  That’s the idea behind the Moveable Feast app.  The app allows you to create and share “multimedia narratives.”  It can be a tour when you’re far off traveling, within which you can include images, videos, and text –all connected to GPS coordinates and a “virtual trail” that others will be able to follow using their iPhone or desktop. 

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Source: The New York Times 

Apple (AAPL) has plans to open a new, open-plan store within Grand Central Station in NYC.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Everyone no doubt has their favorite city. For me personally, it’s New York City! I LOVE IT!

Whether you call it Manhattan, NYC, The Big Apple or just home, there’s something about New York that’s special. When I’m here, I’m still amazed at how some things never change; while others are constantly in flux, but I really just love how “The City” has so much character.

 
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