It might be surprising to Americans, but neither Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube is the most downloaded app on the iPhone anymore. As we continue to move into the 21st Century, we’re seeing the rise of Chinese apps and companies. This will only escalate in the coming years, especially as the US seems more preoccupied with … Continue reading 10 most downloaded iPhone apps in the world
Once installed, Iris automatically detects you in a hospital. After remaining there for 10 minutes, Iris reaches out to confirm if you’re okay or not via a push notification. If everything’s okay, perfect, just hit the the button to confirm and Iris will go into the background again. If you’re not ok and Iris doesn’t … Continue reading Iris Hospital Alert App
Courtbot was built with the city of Atlanta in partnership with the Atlanta Committee for Progress to simplify the process of resolving a traffic citation. After receiving a citation, people are often unsure of what to do next. Should they should appear in court, when should they appear, how much will the fine cost, or … Continue reading Our AI Assisted (Near) Future
“We find it troubling that you are asking for exemptions to the rules we apply to all developers, and are publicly resorting to rumors and half-truths about our service,” it reads. “Spotify’s app was again [i.e. after being resubmitted on June 10] rejected for attempting to circumvent in-app purchase rules, and not, as you claim, … Continue reading Apple fires back against Spotify
Evernote has been one of the leading note-taking services for some time, with clients for the Web and every major OS. The company recently announced sweeping changes to its “freemium” pricing strategy, which puts a big limit on the “free” tier and raises prices across the board for new and existing users. Source: Evernote limits free tier … Continue reading Thoughts on Evernote’s price hike
I’ve had quite a few people ask me which iPhone 6 (the 6 or 6+) they should buy (money aside). Here’s a nice review I’ll be pointing to: Big vs. bigger: Which iPhone 6 deserves a place in your pocket? | Cult of Mac. Continue reading Which iPhone 6 Should You Buy?
I have a school issued (white) MacBook 13′ that I’ve been using the last few weeks when I need a computer (besides my iPhone). It’s great that we have MacBooks for teachers and students. However, since we are also transitioning to Google Apps (thankfully) and everything I do is mostly cloud-based, I don’t see much … Continue reading My Laptop’s Operating System
I’ve fallen in love with Pinboard (for bookmarking) and Simplenote (search for it on the iPhone app store) this week. I’ve been testing out both services for a little while but decided to take the plunge this week and use them more heavily. And they rock. Pinboard is Delicious from 2004 with more goodness baked … Continue reading Hey, You! Get Off of My Cloud! (Or The Rise of Anti-Social Media)
I joined Delicious back around the Holiday Season of 2004 and soon started bookmarking with regularity. Aside from GMail, Delicious was one of the first web2.0 sites I really got excited about. And for good reason. Delicious changed the way we all thought about bookmarking. "A long long time ago, I remember how that music … Continue reading Anti-Social Bookmarking
http://boos.audioboo.fm/swf/fullsize_player.swf More Here: http://audioboo.fm/boos/40613-audioboo-reconsidered-bc-of-time-limit Continue reading AudioBoo Reconsidered bc Of Time Limit
Download now or listen on posterous Memo.m4a (4919 KB) Sent from my iPhone Continue reading (Podcast) AudioBoo, TweetMic or Voice Recorder w/ Posterous?
My iPhone has become my primary “computer” over the last few weeks, replacing my Macbook, a Windows 7 laptop and an older Ubuntu box that I keep around for fun. They are all great computers but I love the reality of having my computer in my pocket or bag at all times (with most of … Continue reading What’s On My iPhone? Or How My iPhone Has Become My Computer
Todd Crawford and I recorded our first (in a series) of weekly podcasts focused on all things geeky (gadgets, web2.0, new sites, etc). The show runs about an hour and I thought it was one of he best podcasts I’ve done in a while. http://www.hipcast.com/playweb?audioid=P3b69097de17a55471ec5e2b493ca1b5ebF98QFREYmN2&buffer=5&shape=6&fc=FFFFFF&pc=CCFF33&kc=FFCC33&bc=FFFFFF&brand=1&player=ap27MP3 File Here are the topics: – New iPods (and 2.1 … Continue reading Todd and Sam’s Geeky Podcast
[display_podcast] We (Shawn Collins, Lisa Picarille, Jim Kukral and myself) recorded GeekCast this afternoon and it’s a great show… GeekCast 22: iPhone 2.0 and It’s Still Useless : GeekCast.fm: “The show kicked off with talk of the iPhone 2.0, and the virtues like 3G speed, as well as the negatives, such as the keyboard, lack … Continue reading GeekCast 22: Won’t Get Fooled Again
There’s an interesting thread going on at FriendFeed around VentureBeat’s piece on what Steve Jobs didn’t say today in his SteveNote announcing the new iPhone 3G: iPhone 3G questions unanswered: AT&T subsidy, 3G data price, no video? – FriendFeed: “iPhone 3G questions unanswered: AT&T subsidy, 3G data price, no video? 1 hour ago” FriendFeed is … Continue reading New iPhone Unanswered Questions
Want (no video, no IM client, no cut and paste… but still hot): Continue reading iPhone 3G