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I used the app this weekend and while very basic, it is very useful and the open API will be a valuable resource to anyone looking to build a transit/travel app.

Get the app here https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id561507659?mt=8

The API is here http://datamine.mta.info/ I have yet to play with it, but from what I remember it was pretty straight forward.

Anyone going to use the data feed for something else beside finding your next train?
I’d love to hear about it. 

How to set up Google Voice SMS push notification to iPhone via Prowl

Here is a step by step on how to set up Google Voice SMS push notification to your iPhone using Prowl and GoogSMS.com

1. Sign up for Prowl
2. Generate an API Key from the Prowl Settings Page

3.  Download Prowl from the app store ($2.99)
4.  Login to your account on GoogSMS and add your API key to your profile

GoogSMS profile

That’s it.  You will get a Prowl notification of your next SMS.  It should also show up in your inbox.
Don’t forget, you can reply to the SMS via the email.

* Some notes
- Prowl costs $2.99.  However it can we used for many other services yet to be written.
- There is a redirect feature for Prowl to open up the mail app on the iphone when you view the notification.  It takes you to a blank mail instead of your message.  It’s a limitation of Prowl.
Sept 9, 2009 - We have implemented a new link in the prowl notification for easy response.  See blog post

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