A Blubbering Mass of Apple Idiots Are Suffocating Grand Central

I'm not judging these people (I'm totally judging these people), but HOLY CRAP ARE YOU FREAKING SERIOUS. Grand Central Terminal, as pretty and regal as it may look, is not where you want to be on Friday. Stay away! And yet this. » 12/09/11 11:46am 12/09/11 11:46am

Sneak a Peek at the Finished Apple Store in NYC's Grand Central…

Look at this sneak peek of Apple's newest monumental store, located in the hall of New York City's Grand Central Terminal. From this angle, it doesn't look very special. It's like someone just set up some tables around. » 12/07/11 11:41am 12/07/11 11:41am

How Apple's Grand Central Station Store Is Screwing New York

The Grand Central Apple store isn't even open yet and it's already becoming a massive headache for New York. First was its garish video facade. Now comes word that Apple's lease on the space is jobbing the city's transit department out of a bunch of revenue. » 11/30/11 3:51pm 11/30/11 3:51pm

A Future for Print: This Store Was Made with 1,800 Copies of the NY…

Newspapers! They've finally found their purpose in our digital age! And it's to be...building bricks for retail kiosks. 1,800 issues of the New York Times will clad this kiosk located in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. » 7/26/11 8:40pm 7/26/11 8:40pm

This Is What the Grand Central Apple Store Looks Like

NYC's Metropolitan Transit Authority has released a couple renderings of what the new Grand Central Apple Store will look like. Of course, it will look stunning. But anything in the Grand Central atrium looks stunning. Even Phil Schiller's underpants. » 7/25/11 8:09pm 7/25/11 8:09pm

How Google Sabotaged Itself So It Wouldn't Buy Skype

Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion, presumably beating out both Google and Facebook. But it turns out, Google didn't want Skype. Not at all, in fact. They even went so far as to sabotage themselves from a potential deal. » 5/10/11 7:02pm 5/10/11 7:02pm

Apple Will Not Be Building Their Largest Store in Grand Central

The rumor that Apple was building their largest retail store in New York's Grand Central Terminal was always a little odd. Where would it all go? Why there? Aren't there rules against altering landmarks? In any case, a source close to the MTA has confirmed to BetaBeat that Apple has backed out of its preliminary… » 3/20/11 12:00pm 3/20/11 12:00pm

Apple Rumored to Build Their Largest Store in New York's Grand Central…

Apple is rumored to be building another retail store in Manhattan, this time in Grand Central Terminal. CultofMac is reporting that it'll be Apple's largest store yet, at over 16,000 square feet, which would best London's Covent Garden location. The store is rumored to open in fall of this year. [CultofMac] » 2/17/11 3:45pm 2/17/11 3:45pm

How To: Totally Overhaul Your Phones With Google Voice

Google Voice, which lets users consolidate all their phones under one number, archive your texts and voicemails, and much, much more, is two things to most people: vaguely promising, and totally confusing. Here's how to make the switch, in plain English. » 12/12/09 5:00pm 12/12/09 5:00pm

Google Voice About to Get More Amazing By Letting You Port Your Number

If you call Jason, his iPhone, Pre, Ion and pants all ring because he has Google Voice. The service's biggest downside is that you have a new number to deal with—but TechCrunch says number porting is coming. » 6/14/09 5:22pm 6/14/09 5:22pm

Google Voice App Comes to iPhone and iPod Touch Soon

Google Voice, the recent reincarnation of GrandCentral that gives you voicemail transcription, call control and so much more, is about to hit iPhones by way of an app. » 4/06/09 11:07pm 4/06/09 11:07pm

GrandCentral Sputters Back To Life as Google Voice, Adds Voicemail…

Google really took their time on this one, leaving GrandCentral sitting dormant ever since they purchased it in 2007. But nonetheless, it's back, and now it's called—wait for it— Google Voice. » 3/12/09 5:55am 3/12/09 5:55am

Hands-On With Newber, The Location-Aware Call Redirector For Your iPhone

Think of Newber as sort of a location-aware GrandCentral » 11/17/08 3:00pm 11/17/08 3:00pm call directing service that lives on your iPhone and can forward calls automatically to whatever landline is closest to your location. Other features, like being able to swap phones in the middle of a conversation, making and receiving calls from a "Newber"…

PhoneTag "Hacked" For GrandCentral, Converts Voicemail to E-Mail

PhoneTag, the gang that turns voicemail into text, has "hacked" Google's GrandCentral. The service that consolidates all of your phone numbers into one is useful for people on the go, but its voicemail system is clunky, especially for those needing fast access to messages. That's what makes this hack so clever. » 5/13/08 10:00am 5/13/08 10:00am

GrandCentral Gives You One Number To Ring All Your Numbers

The GrandCentral service gives you a way to ring all your phones (up to six) from a single number. When a caller dials the free number GrandCentral gives you, all your phones ring and it's up to you to decide which one you want to answer. If you're at home, pick it up with your landline, and if you're out, pick it up… » 9/27/06 5:10pm 9/27/06 5:10pm