Category Archives: Apps

Grand Central Apple Store–Resistance is Futile

The MTA released renderings of the would be Grand Central Terminal Apple Store earlier this week, shares Gorgeous Francis via the NY Times. There was some construction bustle around the former Metrazur restaurant, which may be related to the Apple … Continue reading

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Grand Central Getting an Apple Store?

One of the shiny, trendy Apple stores that give a neighborhood cool-kid cred might be coming to Grand Central, reports the NY Observer. Apple has started the ball rolling on opening such a store, though opening anything in a landmark … Continue reading

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Metro-North to Demo New App at Hastings Station

Metro-North officials will conduct a live demonstration of their “Train Time” smartphone app at Hastings station from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9. The next two Tuesdays will see similar app demonstrations at Brewster and Portchester stations. Metro-North says … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To:

The guy holding up the line on the stairs at Hawthorne station because he was playing Connect Four on his smartphone. Sir. It was the end of the long workday, and we all just wanted to get down the stairs … Continue reading

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StationStops Schedule App Back in iTunes

Tired of the fake word “app” yet? Me too, and I wish William Safire was around to make fun of it. Speaking of apps, the app-spat between commuter advocacy site and the MTA over StationStops’ iPhone app has reached … Continue reading

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MTA-StationStops App Spat Continues

Our Metro-North blogging brethren StationStops, who’s gotten considerable ink/face time for his spat with the MTA over his iPhone app offering real-time schedule information, says the row continues. At the heart of the issue is whether or not the MTA … Continue reading

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What’s App’ning Out There

Some enterprising fellows have developed a new Blackberry app offering train, bus and ferry times for the New York City area.   Writes developer Alex: I got so frustrated having to look up my train schedules on my Blackberry’s mobile browser that … Continue reading

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