Public smart phones


New Yorkers stuck with a battery-drained iPad or BlackBerry will soon be able to turn to the city's newest "pay phones" -- computer kiosks that let users buy access to the Web, e-mail and various apps.

It's the cellphone of last resort.

New Yorkers stuck with a battery-drained iPad or BlackBerry will soon be able to turn to the city's newest "pay phones" -- computer kiosks that let users buy access to the Web, e-mail and various apps.

The Jetsons-style setup -- dubbed MIKE, or My Internet Kiosk Everywhere -- will soon replace every single antiquated pay phone throughout the city, The Post has learned.

Units will feature 22-inch touch screens that will have cameras for video applications and will be outfitted with electrical outlets so users can juice up their own phones and laptops while staying connected.

HELLO! Pamela Andrews of Brooklyn tries out a MIKE, one of the new


Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/public_smart_phones_BadgbBQ9KB9wSimdMTF3rJ#ixzz1pakRDIvc


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