All posts tagged “Mobile”

The Mobile Movement by Google

Social meets bottle opener

Heineken created a bottle opener that automatically connects to Facebook and creates an event at your location every time you open a beer. Love it!
Via http://actioninaminute.posterous.com/abre-uma-cerveja-pega-um-copo-e-senta-ai

Google Rent Project

We had a similar idea for the burgeoning property market in Singapore. Great start by students Gabriel Kolisch and Isabelle Pipitone.

The evolution of mobile in 3D projection

The history of mobile phones. Brought to you by Vodafone.

IBM personalized commute forecasts will keep you out of traffic jams.

Imagine a world where no one ever gets stuck in traffic–where cars have built-in sensors that can predict where and when future accidents will occur, keeping commuters out of harm’s way. That’s never going to happen.

But IBM, Caltrans, and the University of California at Berkeley are working on the next best thing: personalized commuter forecasts that analyze the traffic on individual routes, warn drivers of the rush-hour madness to come before they leave the house, and suggest new travel plans (including alternative forms of transportation).

Read more at Fast Company.

Meet MyVoice AAC

This new iPhone app helps people with aphasia, autism, and other speech disorders communicate. And it’s free!

Color Looks To Reinvent Social Interaction With Its Mobile Photo App (And $41 Million In Funding)

$41 million. From Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. Pre-launch.

That’s how much a brand new startup called Color has to work with. Your eyebrows should already be raised, and here’s something to keep them fixed there: this is the most money Sequoia has ever invested in a pre-launch startup. Or, as the Color team put it, “That’s more than they gave Google.”

Read more at TechCrunch.

Creative Internet 106


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Music Visualizer within a Browser

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ApexVJ – Visualise your favourite tunes online.
It also has a “Mobile Remote” function that allows you to control the visuals with your mobile without using an app.

Start grooving here.

Gesture share using Microsoft Surface

For this to be really successful, Microsoft needs to launch Surface commercially. Until then, it’s a sweet piece of technology.

The new Flipboard

Awesome doesn’t begin to describe the awesomeness that is FLUD – uncrate.com

Featured as the Best New News App – Apple

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Via Creative Applications.

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Beautiful analog interface on the iPhone app sir Sampleton.

MINI Getaway Stockholm 2010

Download the app at minigetawaystockholm.com
This reality game challenges you to do the impossible: stay at least 50 metres away from everybody else in Stockholm city between October 31st and November 7th 2010. If you succeed, you win the new MINI Countryman.

Reality TAG, the MINI Way.

Where we are headed.

Ray Ozzie, Soon-to-be-retired Chief Architect at Microsoft, published an internal memo identifying a pattern based on where the tech world is headed. His POV is on the world moving towards two categories of digital innovation: continuous services and connected devices.
Continuous services are “cloud-based agents” that bring together data to find insights and act on those implications based on our actions. Connected devices can take on many forms (i.e. mobile, embeddable sensors, etc.), and are used for “a broad variety of communications, creation & consumption tasks.”
Not new thoughts, but it really is a wonderfully clear viewpoint on digital. The power of APIs for instance is where today’s continuous services focus is. The next big thing for connected devices might be making your mobile phone a wallet for not just e-commerce but also brick-and-mortar purchases.

Via the Barbarian Blog.
Apple seems to be on the right track.

The world is full of interesting things …

Cool deck by Tom Uglow of Google Europe.

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