Ep. 868: Where time is not important Video
This week on the Digital City, we look at the ABC vs. Cablevision fight, check out some high-tech pizza that's hitting NYC, find out why it's taken so long for the MTA to upgrade subway stations, and celebrate that Macs are finally getting Steam games.
Manhattan is growing desperate for natural public spaces, and today we'll review a proposal for the Low Line, a "natural" park housed in an abandoned subway station in the Lower East Side. We'll also show off the latest status symbol in Hollywood used by famous tech pundits Miley Cyrus and John Mayer, and test-drive Coca-Cola's new ad campaign that lets you personalize a bottle of your favorite soda.
In the words of Governor Andrew Cuomo, we're all proud to be New Yorkers but we reached a new level of social justice this weekend with the passing of the Gay Marriage Bill, and Jeff may indeed still be celebrating on 5th Avenue today following yesterday's Pride parade.
Episode 54 of the Digital City, where we discuss NYC's plan to stop Taxi drivers from using cell phones; Nintendo's big plans for Mario; Washington's high-tech subway system; and show off the best Balloon Boy Web games.
Nerds everywhere are rejoicing that we may get to use Excel on the subway next year. We check out that latest rumor, ask you to remember LinkedIn, and Dish has its eye on your cell phone contract.
On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu fear the wrath of Jeff's alter-ego TerrorByte, debate the efficacy of Wi-Fi access in NYC subways, the latest Android Froyo update for the HTC Evo 4G, and more!
Leaked from today's 404 Podcast episode: Congress rules pizzas count as vegetables, Wi-fi "notworks" come to Brooklyn-bound subways, Salvation Army using Square for mobile credit card donations, SOPA makes powerful enemies, and AIM rises from the ashes of AOL.
The GE Cell Fusion ably combines access to home and cellular phone lines in one convenient package.
CNET News.com's Marguerite Reardon talks to the folks standing in line before the grand opening of Apple's new store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Even CEO Steve Jobs came by to see the action. The store's going to be open 24-7, so what's the rush to be first?
You'll know we're recording this episode from the stage before the show has actually begun because of the number of loud machinery crunching away in the background as vendors ready their booths. In the meantime, we cover Google's official introduction of the Nexus One, a 3D network arriving on your TV, and Microsoft's tablet computer. You heard me right. Microsoft.