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Your transit into work is about to get a whole lot more enjoyable, because now you can watch Netflix on your phone or tablet offline, meaning you can watch when you're underground on the subway with absolutely no service, or above ground, but without running up data overages that potentially cost more than the month's rent. https://twitter.com/netflix/status/803962377997688832 That's right—in the update for your Netflix app that's available today, you'll be able to download TV and Movies...
This might not be all that surprising to anyone with a wallet and a time where they just had to take a damn car already, but it turns out that Uber is expensive. Yes! Shocking. A new study from a team of computer scientists tried to parse when taking a conventional yellow taxi is less expensive than hailing an Uber car, and vice versa. The short version? Unless your trip is over $35, you're...
Uber is taking over the streets of New York, whether you like it or not. After only about four years in New York City, the ridesharing company now has 14,088 black and luxury cars on the streets in the five boroughs. That's about 500 more than the 13,587 medallion cabs currently working. Those statistics come from a New York Post report, which points out that the competitive rates on Uber have lured some drivers away from...
There are many pleasures that come with living in New York, but one of them is not standing just off the edge of a curb, flailing your arm in vain as taxis pass you by (particularly a problem in, say, Midtown, or at 5:00). You know that at least one of them would probably get you reasonably close to your destination. But for some reason, it's taboo in New York City to share cabs. Why?...