So your date was a disaster, but that bottle of wine was not -- it kept the conversation flowing long enough to make it to the Fernet-Branca ice cream sandwich you'd hoped would cap the night. But although you're going home alone, you can begin a long relationship with what you just quaffed: Wine ap ... More >>
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Governor Andrew Cuomo is crowing today about the state's new smartphone app that allows users to get real-time traffic and construction updates right on their cell phones.The idea behind the app -- aside from Cuomo's using it to boast all of his "New York Works" projects under the guise of a helpful ... More >>
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Everybody hates PowerPoint. There is no disputing this. The only thing anyone has ever learned from a PowerPoint presentation is the fact that PowerPoint is worthless. Most of us just weakly accept that we can't escape Microsoft's juggernaut and continue to live in a world where animated tran ... More >>
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New Governor Andrew Cuomo just wrapped up his inaugural State of the State address. Did you miss it? There was a lot of folksy humor and clapping and quasi-inspirational stuff about working together, and trying to make Albany function, and serving the people of New York instead of "special intere ... More >>
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keepwaddling1/flickrThere's an app for this.Jeff Orlick, best known for his 5-Boro Pizza Tour, has introduced the latest app every New York pizza lover needs: the Real Pizza of New York iPhone app.
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America is under attack. It's "a new strain of strident atheism" and it's deadly. To the rescue? iPhone applications, according to the New York Times. And if you're on the other side of the war, there's tools for you, too -- alternative applications "arming nonbelievers for battle." It's like ... More >>
Michael Daly's column has to be a put-on. If it's not, then give him an "F" for fatuous. In "Let's make Caroline Kennedy our special envoy to Washington," the self-serious Daily News scribe fights back his tears about Caroline Kennedy's withdrawal from the Senate appointment race and opines: Ma ... More >>
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