Dominate your classroom set of iPads

Check out this video about SyncPad, described as "a collaborative online whiteboard with web, iPhone and iPad applications that allow people to collaborate on sketches, wireframes or PDFs in real-time." I have to admit, it's pretty impressive to see that many iPads in total sync with each other.  But what would you use this for in [...]

By | April 21st, 2011|Apps|60 Comments

Your phone is listening to you.

Creepy or cool? A new class of smartphone app has emerged that uses the microphone built into your phone as a covert listening device -- a "bug," in common parlance. But according to app makers, it's not a bug. It's a feature! The apps use ambient sounds to figure out what you're paying [...]

By | April 20th, 2011|Apps, mobile, Musings, Tech|6 Comments

Calories via camera: MealSnap App

This is what’s beautiful to me about the iPhone (and iOS in general).  Give people a simple platform that a large majority are using and you’ll get some hyper-creative people that will come up with ideas that blow your mind.  Load up MealSnap, take a picture of what’s on the plate in front of you, [...]

By | April 8th, 2011|Apps|2 Comments