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Brooklyn Site Creates Tree Map For #Sandy

Brooklyn Site Creates Tree Map For #Sandy

Corner News Media, a local Brooklyn news network, created an online tree map during the Hurricane which detailed the spots of downed trees throughout the neighborhood. According to The Observer, the map was created by a network of readers and tipsters instead of on-the-street reporting. Liena [Full Story…]

8coupons Relaunches Website with New Daily Deals Map

8coupons Relaunches Website with New Daily Deals Map

    8coupons, a NY-based startup specializing in daily deals, relaunched its site this week with a new online map.  According to information received by NY Convergence, the company, which started as a mobile coupons play back in 2007, is "the largest source for all local deals" that [Full Story…]

CUNY Releases Solar Map of NY

CUNY Releases Solar Map of NY

According to a new, highly detailed map of NY released recently online, two-thirds of the city's rooftops are suitable for solar panels and could jointly generate enough energy to meet half of the city's peak consumption. The Web map, which shows the solar potential of the one-million plus [Full Story…]

NY Tech Entrepreneur Links Online Services to Manhattan Neighborhoods

NY Tech Entrepreneur Links Online Services to Manhattan Neighborhoods

NY tech entrepreneur Amanda Peyton recently redesigned her website to be a map of Manhattan, substituting the iconic city neighborhoods for the places she hangs out on the web. According to her blog, the placement of each service on the map was "aimed at visually connecting the personality of a [Full Story…]

Free iPhone App Provides Moving Tour of WTC Site

Free iPhone App Provides Moving Tour of WTC Site

The New York Times took a look at the Explore 9/11 free iPhone app,  downloaded 100,000 times, which contains a guided tour around the perimeter of the World Trade Center site, narrated by the people who lived through that day.  The Times says that because the app resides on a small [Full Story…]

Fox News Launches iPhone App

Fox News Launches iPhone App

According to an article in paidContent, the official start of the political season has led NYC based Fox News to introduce its first paid iPhone app, officially dubbed “Fox News’ America’s Election HQ”. The app will focus on politics related news and opinion revolving mainly around the midterm [Full Story…]

Mashable Lists Nine Free Apps For Exploring NYC

Mashable Lists Nine Free Apps For Exploring NYC

Mashable put together a list and some demos of nine free mobile apps that can be used to explore NYC. Some apps on the list: NYC Way -- an inclusive app that can help users find street vendors, nightlife, tourist attractions, subway stations etc. Coovents -- a location-based app that shows happy [Full Story…]

NYCMate Releases Free NYC Transit App

NYCMate Releases Free NYC Transit App

Released for the iPhone and Android mobile platforms, NYCMate is the newest free transit app for users in NYC to search and select transportation routes. Designed by Densebrain, Inc. and episode6, more than 290,200 people have utilized the app since its launch for MTA buses, subways and neighborhood [Full Story…]