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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...
NOOM
#NYCTech - Want to lose weight and get healthier? Isn’t that always the promise of every new weight loss program that comes down the pike? What if there was an app for that, complete with input on the foods you eat, an anonymous online support...
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AlleyTalk - Tinder, the dating app, now counts some of the New York Jets players as users, but the men won't often identify themselves as NFL stars. Video...
MIND MY BUSINESS
#NYCTech - Not only is Mind My Business a NYCBig Apps Finalist, they’re also part of 500 Startups’ latest class. They’re an app, all right, but Mind My Business’s focus is good old-fashioned brick and mortars. And the data they need to...
NYC HIRED
#NYCTech - A finalist in the learn and work categories, NYC Hired uses data visualizations to display growth, availability, and salary potential in various fields using the City’s labor statistics.  Founder David McCreery is no stranger to...
KWOLLER
#NYCTech - We’d better explain that one. Think of Kwoller as a Tinder for commerce, where you swipe right for ‘love It,’ left for ‘leave it.’ The app also learns what you like and what you don’t, so the more you use it, the better it...
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Advice - Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you brush up on past events ranging from the Roman era to World War I.
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Apps - Douglas Macmillan joins us to explain how Foursquare can now track users' GPS coordinates even when the app is closed, as long as their phone is...
nyc_big_apps
#NYCTech - This has been the biggest, most well received NYC Big Apps competition in history! Over 120 companies competed for just 20 coveted spots across four categories. Read on to find out about the startups that want to make living, working,...
TRELLO
#NYCTech - Fog Creek Software’s website claims that they build great companies. Must be true, as they’re spinning out yet another company, Trello, a free app that makes working on group projects as easy as using sticky notes on your...
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Advice - And you thought parental control apps were just for kids! Joanna Stern shares how she learned to unplug on her summer...
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Advice - Entrepreneurs have to look after many different things in a short span of time. From to-do lists, managing contacts, meetings and conference calls; there are several responsibilities. At times like these you can use technology to good...

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