A Closer Look at the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

By: Martha Katechis I was delighted to get the chance to preview the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at the Verizon Store in Harold Square! Looks along this phone is impressive I love the way it feels in my hand with the curved edges and the new gun metal silver is phenomenal. I can definitely see myself using that to apply makeup on the run instead of a mirror. The IT developer

Vote for Bronx School's App Idea to Assist the Blind in Crossing the Street

From left to right: Rachel Klein (Team Spext Faculty Advisor), William Cline, Kylie Blitzer, Carly Chasen and Eddie Landzberg. All are members of Team Spext and in the 8th Grade at Riverdale Country School in Bronx. NY. Missing from the photo is: CC Katz. If you remember just a few months ago, we shared information about Verizon’s Innovative App Challenge, where students had the chance to submit ideas for an app

Photo Recap: 100 Watches Donated to Local Bronx Community Center

We love to highlight brands and businesses that support our community. Check out a recent event hosted in the Bronx where 100 watches were donated to children at a local community center: What: Kingsbridge Heights Community Center partnered with leading online watch retailer, on October 22 to educate children in the Bronx on how to tell time. After a study revealed that more than 70% of children were unable

National Best Friends Day with Nintendo

Monday June 8th is National Best Friends Day! To celebrate, Nintendo sent over some fun facts for us to share about friends and gaming.  Did you know 56 percent of the most frequent gamers play with others, including 40 percent of that group playing with their friends? The survey also found that 54 percent of the most frequent game players feel that video games help them connect with friends, so of course

Science & STEM Summer Camps for Elementary and Middle School Students

NYC Department of Education Partnerships with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York Aquarium, Queens Zoo and Staten Island Zoo Elementary School   Wild Zoo Academy Camp at the Queens Zoo Open to students entering Grades 1 and 2 Monday, August 10 – Monday, August 14, 2015 Camp begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM every day Campers will go on a wild adventure! They will explore

New Guitar Hero Live Trailor

It’s back! Have you seen the new Guitar Hero Live? Get ready to rock! Check out the trailor below: Yesterday fans of Guitar Hero had a chance to celebrate at the Best Buy Theatre with Pete Wentz, Gerard Way and Vanessa Hudgens. Fans have one more chance to check out the new game at Best Buy in Union Square on April 18th: April 18, 2015:  Best Buy Store, Union Square, New

Get Lit! A Hip Hop S.T.E.M Maker Party

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Bronx teens will learn the concepts of using digital tools to creatively “hack” or customize, games, images and sounds.  Soh Nup Ink, Iridescent, Carnegie Hall, Building Beats / World Up, & the Andrew Freedman Home have come together to host a Movable Game Jam and Hacker Play Spaze! event for youth at the landmark mansion, Andrew Freedman Home.  The day’s activities begin at 12pm and

Sprint brings 4G LTE and enhanced 3G network improvements to the Bronx

Beginning July 30th, Sprint’s  new 4G LTE network and improved 3G service will be available in the Bronx and Brooklyn. Also, with the groundbreaking Sprint Unlimited Guarantee, available with an Unlimited, My WaySM or My All-inSM plan, customers can get unlimited talk, text and data while on the Sprint network guaranteed for the life of the line of service.  In addition to the Bronx and Brooklyn, customers are finding 4G LTE in parts of Manhattan,