Category: Gadgets

AnyTrack redux, flaky in NYC 4

AnyTrack redux, flaky in NYC


I felt bad about my harsh review of the AnyTrack monitoring device (and the inflated Sprint cell coverage that gives it Assisted GPS abilities). So I held on to the unit, and tried it again on a trip to Cape Cod, where it did pretty well. I also brought it to New York City, where I figured its claimed ability to determine location inside buildings would really shine. Well, not so much…

Swift Hitch, first viewing 0

Swift Hitch, first viewing


So a friend of mine recently returned from the Upper East Side of Manhattan with a report of a New Yorker cartoon seen live: A madame parking her large and shiny SUV while getting backing directions from a lady friend stationed on the sidewalk via cell phone! No wonder there’s a