Omg, I was so waiting for this. The Italian sketchbook manufacturer Moleskine teamed up with application developer Evernote to create pocket-sized notebooks capable of transforming text into digital files. Together with an app designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad, the program transforms doodles and writing into a digitized version that becomes searchable and sharable. Smart stickers tag specific pages, organizing them into categories ..read more..
Facebook announced the App Center, a new place for people to find social apps. The App Center gives developers an additional way to grow their apps and creates opportunities for more types of apps to be successful. In the coming weeks, people will be able to access the App Center on the web and in ..read more..
Koubachi, is an app-based plant growing system by alumni of technical universities in Switzerland and Germany. Using a Wi-Fi sensor and an iPhone app, it lets plants talk to their owners–to share how much light they need, when they’re thirsty, and even how hot the water should be. How it works: Choose your plant from ..read more..
http://youtu.be/EdEBg1Akamc CityMaps was founded by Elliot Cohen in 2010 with the simple premise: Today’s online maps are great at helping you get from point A to point B – but what about the journey in between? Life in dense urban areas is different than other places. More people. More choices. More hidden gems. Public Transportation. More ..read more..
Sony is rolling out a new Android mobile app that helps users to volunteer motivating them socially. With the +U title, the app demonstrates that everybody and you in particular can contribute to the volunteering organizations. The app was developed together with the charity YouthNet and has open source code that allows anyone to use or repurpose it ..read more..
Being visually impaired can sometimes mean using special means to obtain specific items that are labeled for a largely sighted world of consumers. The LookTel Recognizer for iPhone aims to change that dynamic forever. The iPhone app does exactly what the name indicates—it recognizes specific brands of products in cans, bottles, packages, DVDs as well as identifies ID and ..read more..
How do you possibly approach making yourself a better person? Michaël Harboun tackled that question through a concept called Transcendenz. His developed an idea for an augmented reality appliction that could help you discover something inside of yourself. “Regular AR applications add a layer of objective data, informing us about our surroundings. They give us an instant answer, ..read more..
This wednsesday online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter, launched a new collection designed by Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld that was announced at Le Web in Paris in the end of the last year. For the launch, five augmented reality-enhanced shopping events across the globe took place at window locations in Paris, New York, London, Berlin and Sydney. ..read more..