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  1. Android News

    You can now pay for parking with your phone in New York City

    It was promised that citizens of New York City would be able to pay for parking with their phones before the end of 2016. Many thought this wasn't going to happen in time, but it has just been announced that the technology has begun to roll out, and they hope to upgrade all 85,000 Muni-Meter...
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    Made by Google is hosting a pop up store in New York City on 96 Spring St on October 20th

    Google has just announced they will be holding a pop up store in NYC on October 20th. So, if you want to check out the Pixel or Pixel XL for yourself then be sure to show up at 96 Sprint Street on the 20th.
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    MTA asks that you not use or charge the Galaxy Note 7 on NYC trains or buses

    New York's MTA now agrees with the FAA's decision, and is currently advising their passengers not to use or charge the Galaxy Note 7 when they're on its vehicles.
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    Lawmakers want to test your smartphone for activity if you're involved in a car accident

    Estimates say that distracted accidents (like those caused by texting and driving) are up 8% in 2015 and lawmakers want to punish those who do just like they punish those who drink and drive. Except instead of a breathalyzer, they want to use what they're calling a Textalyzer. This tool would...
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    New York City is installing Android tablets into its public Wi-Fi hubs

    LinkNYC is a free WiFi hub service for New York City and they had just started installing them toward the end of last year. Today though, the city has started to install Android tablets into these hubs. Now anyone can do things like check their email, make a phone call, or find directions on...
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    Ohlala mashups Tinder & Uber, let's you pay for a date on-demand in NYC

    You're single. You want a date. Now. If you live in NYC you can get one, you've just got to download the Ohlala app and have a few bucks to spare. After setting a price range, women in the area will have 21-minutes to view your profile and agree to your terms, allowing men to then approve one...
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    Man crashes drone into Empire State Building, asks for it back, gets arrested

    Not too many people would have the guts to fly a drone around New York City considering the suspicions it may draw. One man went a few steps further, accidentally crashing one into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building. It crash-landed on a 35th floor terrace, he asked building security...
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    NYC mayor says by the end of the year, you'll be able to pay for parking with your smartphone

    New York City mayor Bill de Blasio says they have plans to upgrade all 85,000 parking meters within the city to new units where drivers can simply pay with their smartphone.
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    Samsung in the process of opening a Virtual Reality studio in New York City

    During an announcement of a partnership with the Sundance festival, Samsung also announced that they would be opening a Virtual Reality studio in New York City. The purpose of this studio is to create new Virtual Reality experiences, including shows and movies.
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    New York Begins Installation of Free Public WiFi Hotspots in NYC

    Last year it was announced that NYC would be replacing pay phones with 7,500 gigabit WiFi hotspots in 2015. The construction has officially begun and each kiosk will also offer USB ports, touchscreen displays for web access and additional displays for advertising.