Williamsburg is filled with hip restaurants, hip boutiques, hip bars, and hipsters. But if you don't live there, there aren't really any hotel options in the increasingly popular and overpriced Brooklyn neighborhood. Tourists don't want stay in Manhattan and cross the East River for their artisanal cheese needs.…
When the soul-crushingly simple, single-serving messaging app Yo hit the App Store this past summer, people couldn't say enough about the app that said barely anything at all. But given our pseudo-surveillance state and similar apps' privacy concerns, we wondered—could the government be spying on (or even just…
On a warm, summer's day, August 12, 2014, an irreverent, young mobile app named Yo left this world behind for the great, polysyllabic beyond. It was four months old.
In just a few short days, Yo has climbed to the top of the app charts, accumulating some 50,000 foolish users who send the same dumb salutation back and forth to each other. Stephen Colbert asks the right question in this hilarious clip: "Y?"
Yo is having some problems, and not just because it's so silly. Turns out that it only required three college students to find out that the app contains more security holes than a colander.
If we had to name the most ridiculous phone concept yet, this Yo Yo phone would probably be in the top three. Not only is it shaped like a Yo Yo (or maybe even an ice cream sandwich), you wrap your headphones around the thing like an actual Yo Yo.