App for That
Up and Comers
Before you can binge drink, skip class and embarrass yourself at football games, you have to find friends to be by your side for the bad decisions.
A new app called JoinU is assisting in that process by helping incoming college freshmen connect before they ever step foot on campus.
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An App for That
John Meyer isn’t sure if he’ll go back to school in the fall.
Currently finishing up his freshman year at NYU’s Polytechnic School of Engineering, the 19-year-old’s course load hasn’t taught him much he didn’t already know. After all, Mr. Meyer’s been developing apps — some of them hugely successful — since the App Store launched in 2008, and has been using his earnings to support himself since his sophomore year of high school.
Now, he’s certain his latest project — a news app called Fresco, which launched today — is going to revolutionize the journalism industry.
Programs for Programmers
It’s easy to find smartphone apps that objectify models—like this Kate Upton live wallpaper app (“Sexy unofficial live wallpaper with Kate Upton in a bikini staring you down while trying to distract you with her boobs”) or this one that’s literally just a collection of HD photos from the 2013 Victoria’s Read More
A year and ten days ago, to be exact, Manhattan’s Flatiron School was founded—its mission to turn programming noobs into poachable techies by the end of one intensive, semester-long Ruby course.
Now, the school is expanding its offerings with the launch of a new ten-week iOS program that promises to make you a master of mobile development (in other words: apps. Lots of apps.)
Quick question: What would Microsoft have to offer to get you interested in Windows 8? Would free Wifi perhaps do the trick?
Starting now until the end of the year–i.e., all the way through the holiday shopping season–Microsoft will be sponsoring free Wifi access at several locations around town, via Boingo Wireless. (San Francisco is getting the same treatment.) The program is already up and running in each of Manhattan’s six wired subway stations, and it’ll be extended to more than 200 unspecified hotspots across the island starting November 1.