Startup Accelerator DreamIt Ventures Takes Manhattan

<img src="" width="300" height="200" class="alignright size-medium wp-image-267783" /></a> Over the past year, the support system

NYC To Get Wi-Fi In Parks, But It's Free For Only 30 Minutes Per Month

<img src="" />The City of New York giveth, and it taketh away. On this fine morning when we discover that there's a proposal to ban smok

Cab drivers in New York could lose their cellphones (to promote safe driving)

<img src="" />The Taxi and Limousine Commission in New York wants passengers to have a safe, swift ride every time they flags down

T-Mobile BIS down in NYC everywhere? [Update 2]

I haven’t been getting e-mails to my BlackBerry in the last couple hours and a quick survey on Twitter reveals a couple of other folks haven’t been getting their e-mails either. Friends no

Let's have a tea party: Taxes make up one-third of New Yorkers' cellphone bill

<img src="" />Tea party! Yes, in the spirit of all those completely artificial tea parties that have been annoying Tweeple from M

The Sims 3 billboards pop up all over the USA

<img src="" />Considering that, on average, some 40 million people walk through Times Square per year, you've got to assume tha

Best Buy to sell Webster Hall bootlegs

In the three years that I’ve lived in Manhattan, I’ve had the chance to frequent all the famous concert venues that this town has to offer except for CBGB. I know, I know. Let’s just not go ther

New York City 3D Google Earth maps have been updated & now they're hi-res

Google, the company, has updated the 3D maps of New York City, the city, in Google Earth. So now when you’re cruising, virtually, around the city that never sleeps you’ll be able to view h

Ricoh ‘green’ sign debuts in Times Square on Dec 4

Green, green, green! It’s the marketing word that makes you think you’re doing something to help this planet, and now it’ll be found at the crossroads of the world, Times Square. (Ac

Hands on: Husqvarna Automower Solar Hybrid and some chain saws

A couple weeks back I was privileged enough to chop down some wood in NYC’s Central Park thanks to Husqvarna and their easy to use and almost fool proof chain saws. I may be from Oregon, but I d

T-Mobile outage in NYC

I’ve just confirmed with T-Mobile (and my friend Aileen who has T-Mo) that there is an outage in NYC, but it’s a weird outage. Data and voice are working except you can’t receive cal

Mobile Dead goes live for BlackBerry in NYC

Its been a few months since we last mentioned Mobile Dead, but this zombie-blastin’ “Mobile Multiplayer Trans-Reality” (MMTR) game has now gone live in New York City. Like other MMTR

Happy Birthday, Gran Turismo!

We’re an open-minded bunch at the Gear and we really wish folks would throw more events like Downshift Sessions’s 10th Anniversary party for Gran Turismo that celebrates the marriage between autom

DIY: Car side mirror NYC-style

CrunchGear reader Katie, our hottest female reader, sent this in and we’re all LOLing our asses off in the chat room. Anyone have a better idea?

Spotted: Pentax BobCar in NYC

Over the weekend I spotted this little BobCar from Pentax in Union Square and decided to see what it was all about being the Pentax guy that I am. The BobCar was really neat because it allowed anyone

Everyone is drawn to the Apple Store, including a missing teacher

Ever notice how your Apple Store is always busy? It could be in the dead of winter, when only old people and hockey moms wander out, and the Apple Store will be hopping. Anyway, back to the story at h

Send your cellphone photos and video to NYC's 911, 311

New Yorkers now have something constructive to do with the cellphone’s photo and video cameras. As of yesterday, New York City’s 911 and 311 (that’s for dumb things like, there&#8217

HP unveils latest notebook on the catwalk at NYC Fashion Week

It’s Fashion Week here in NYC and that means tons of models and plenty of parties to crash. Tonight, HP and Vivienne Tam introduced the HP Vivienne Tam Special Edition notebook. It will launch in Oc

Wakamaru robots to invade NYC UNIQLO store

Toshiyuki Kita’s Wakamaru robot has been around for more than three years and the soon-to-be robot overlord will begin its reign of tyranny at Japanese retailer UNIQLO’s NYC Soho store. I live a b

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith launched today in NYC

Image via Reuters Yeah, I was supposed to go to the launch earlier today in Times Square for GH:Aerosmith, but that clearly didn’t happen since I’m not using my own photos. Anyway, the gam
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