How to not be an asshole on the MTA’s new Wi-Fi busses
May 1, 2017
Over the last few weeks, the MTA began introducing a fleet of Wi-Fi-enabled busses equipped with USB ports into its Brooklyn fleet. While we...
NYC’s free Wi-fi will mostly be good for Manhattan
Nov 25, 2014
Hey, were you briefly excited about the city's LinkNYC plan to turn our payphones into free Wi-fi hotspots, before stopping to think that this...
New York’s payphones are becoming free gigabit Wi-fi kiosks
Nov 18, 2014
You might remember a couple years back, New York was trying to figure out what to do with our payphones, since everyone has spacephones...
You know what? Let’s opt out of subway car wifi
Sep 18, 2013
There are precious few places you can escape the all-seeing information economy these days. We're sure that makes Tom Friedman happy, but why should...
The last bastion of peace and (relative) quiet is slowly eroding away
Sep 19, 2012
Of course when you're talking about the subway, you have to be pretty generous with the term "peace and quiet," but at least everyone...
Food & Drink
The essential guide to Brooklyn bars with wifi
Jan 25, 2012
NOTE: Please see our updated 2015 list of Brooklyn Bars with Wifi here! You’ve been there before: unable to work at home, you pop...
Connection not to be missed: L train gets its own free intranet
Nov 15, 2011
Oh the horrors of traveling underground for your morning commute, where you're forced to read a book or magazine rather than Tumbling, Facebooking or...
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