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COFFEE APP
#NYCTech - Coffee aims to connect the next generation of professionals. Over mobile, of course. It all started thanks to a conversation on Tinder between Coffee co-founder and CEO Nathan Bernard and a young investment banker who mentioned the...
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Apps - As we head into election season, Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you stay on top of news, analysis, and when politicians are using double-speak to make their points.
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#NYCTech - It’s been a busy month in tech for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio. He made an appearance at the NY Tech Meetup last week to announce that the city has its first-ever CTO: Minerva Tantoco. This week, he was in Brooklyn to announce the...
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Advice - Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you learn the basics of computer programming from your mobile device.
CORD APP
#NYCTech - Don’t count out voice messaging quite yet. It just needed a bit of updating, and that’s where Cord comes in. Cord makes it easy to send a quick (up to 12 seconds) voice message via one-tap chat that makes texting seem Old...
HUMIN1
#NYCTech - What’s in a name? Could you imagine if the internet was organized alphabetically? Absurd, right? So, in a contextual world, why are our digital contact databases organized that way? Humin is a new phone app that captures all...
MOBILESUITES _LITA
#NYCTech - Isn’t it odd that you can book a trip to the most exotic places on the planet online, but once you get to the hotel, you’re back in 1991? MobileSuites changes that. It’s a mobile platform for hotels gives travelers...
Firefox Mobile
Apps - What would we be like without our smartphones? Besides a little less lazy, probably a lot busier, and lost without the aid of Google Maps. On that note, I present five new apps which will help make your day run faster and smoother (or...
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Apps - Instagram's latest app allows you to make time-lapse videos.
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Apps -   Traffic origination is shifting to messaging. Once upon a time, traffic to websites originated from search. And Google put a toll on it by selling sponsored results. Now Google is worth >$350B. Then, social media went from...
CROPR
#NYCTech - Ok, it’s called ‘Instagram.’ So does it make any sense that you take your shot, then it takes how much time and frustration to crop it before you share it on Instagram? With Cropr you can take your screenshot, crop it and...
MYCOOP
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, MyCoop is a social platform for residential buildings, making it easy for neighbors to communicate, share and get access to important information that matters – and hits them where they live. Founder...
SIDEPROJECTS
#NYCTech - It starts as SideProjects, a revolutionary new way to detect human movements across different platforms and devices. Based solely on the motion sensor devices in the phones themselves. It’s motion detection for everyone – and...
SKETCH FACTOR
#NYCTech - A finalist in the live category, SketchFactor is an app that will let you know the ‘”relative sketchiness” (weird/cool factor, too!) of a neighborhood.  You will no longer feel the threat of being mugged or stabbed with this...
CULTURE ISLAND
#NYCTech - Manhattan. Staten Island. Long Island. New York is a series of islands and each has its own unique culture. While Manhattan may be a world unto itself, Governors Island is a whole different thing. Only 400 meters south of Manhattan...
EXPLORE NYC PARKS
#NYCTech - Do you know how many parks there are in NYC? Actually, the city has more than 1,700 parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities across the five boroughs, and each and every one offers something different.A finalist in the live and...

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