On July 17, the World Bank released a study showing that approximately three quarters of our world’s population currently has access to a mobile phone. Since 2000, the number of mobile phone subscriptions has skyrocketed from 1 billion to over 6 billion. Additionally, over 30 billion apps were downloaded last year alone. Additionally, 5 billion ..read more..
The founders of Instagram are now bringing the online social experience of Instagram into the real world. Instaprint is a location based photo booth that can transform parties and events by putting a camera in everyone’s hand. By setting Instaprint to look out for specific locations or hashtags, any Instagram tagged appropriately will automatically be printed out on inkless paper. Everyone can ..read more..
Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT Docomo has developed a real-time Japanese <-> English translation service for mobile phones, the first of its kind. The way it works is that you speak something into the device and wait to hear a voice interpretation of what you just said in another language. http://youtu.be/ns8TjaNB1ZI Read the complete article and watch ..read more..
Once used mainly for capturing the casual and (oftentimes) drunken bouts of friends, the lowly cell phone is now being used to make feature-length films—good ones, too. Considering that cell phones are like a fifth appendage these days and that cell phone manufacturers seem to continuously be one-upping each other with upgrades in camera technology, ..read more..