Transit apps and commuter happiness

Study: Transit Apps Make Us Happier Commuters
By Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, fastcodesign.com

A study of two crowdsourcing apps suggests that a better digital infrastructure for commuters could improve urban transit overall.

We know that we tend to be hap­pi­est when we’re com­mu­ni­cat­ing with and help­ing those around us. But could th…

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Description: F Train, Manhattan-bound, 17 May ...
Description: F Train, Manhattan-bound, 17 May 2005 9:25am. New York’s subway ridership comprises much of the city’s newspaper readership base. Location: New York (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Why the iPad can replace your cable subscription

Who Needs Cable? 3 iPad Apps That Glue Me To My TV
John Paul Titlow, readwrite.com

The Internet may be changing TV, but it is nowhere close to completely disrupting it.Why’s that? In a word, content.Web videos can rack up millions of views (and millions of dollars), but the Web isn’t yet giving us content as compelling as Downto…

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Apps for iPad that let anyone watch cable channels for free

History, A&E, and Lifetime Channel apps for iPad let anyone watch current episodes for free
By Dante D’Orazio, theverge.com

It may con­tin­ue to be a pain for cable sub­scribers to watch tele­vi­sion when mobile, but the sit­u­a­tion should be a bit improved now that apps for the His­to­ry Chan­nel, A&E, and Life­time are avail­able for iPad. The apps allow any­one —…

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