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iOS 5 Early Earthquake Detectors

Reading Time: 1 minute “Following the devastation wrought by the recent Japanese earthquake, Apple has hooked the country’s early warning system into iOS 5. The tectonically-volatile nation has the most sophisticated alarm in the world, delivering life-saving warnings seconds or minutes before disaster strikes. iOS users already had access to this functionality via apps like Yurekuru, but iOS 5 […]

The iPad has changed the landscape forever

Reading Time: 1 minute What an amazing thing this is. The way we interact with tech has changed forever. There is no tactile feedback in the typing, which is something that needs to be addressed. We have not spent decades addressing the ergonomics of things for them to be dumped completely. There is a distinct chance that I will […]

UN01

Reading Time: 1 minute Love this prototype design for a protective iPhone cover aimed at photographers. “The UN01 is a simple 2.5mm protective plastic slide case with a neck strap that encourages the user to rotate the phone into a landscape orientation and places it at chest level, ready for use whenever needed…the case is a two piece assembly […]

Motorola vs. Apple

Reading Time: 1 minute Motorola takes a jab at Apple with their 2011 Superbowl advert for their new Xoom tablet. Both adverts refer to George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 whose plot describes a mindless society kept in check by surveillance and propaganda. Apple’s 1984 ad positioned their company as smashing the status quo by introducing their first computer in […]

Apple 4th Generation iPhone leaks

Reading Time: 1 minute . The prototype for Apple’s 4th generation iPhone has been leaked. Its thinner but heavier because of the larger battery. Improved features include a front facing camera as well as a back facing camera with a flash, a higher res display and a second microphone for noise cancellation. via: Engadget