Navigon just recently rolled out a stylish iPhone car kit for use with its iOS navigation app, and it is now announced fairly significant update to the app itself. The usual basic navigation features, Mobile Navigator 1.8 now also boasts augmented reality component dubbed the Reality Scanner that overlays point of interest on top of a live camera view and a new Safety Cameras feature that warns you the speed and red light cameras.
The Apples track records of adopting new technologies are always happen. Like SD slots, we are going to go ahead and assume Steve Jobs & Co is not planning on adding a 3D display to iPad and iPhone anytime soon. NewSight Japan is inviting you to mod it yourself in a way doesnt involve performing open heart surgery on the iPad. The solution is software with a film placed over the display. It does not flip 2D to 3D images, so those operating sans a 3D enabled camera or conversation software are apt to be sorely disappointed. It had fit rights into utopian universe where 3D movie downloads were the norm.
A robotic ball able to be controlled by an iPhone, and doesnt need any more selling points, but Sphero now has an extra one nonetheless. It has been out-fitted with a chariot and it can be used for FaceTime sessions or low level surveillance or the chariot races around in the offices.
Kyle Buckners iTable is in a league of its own. The involved docking solution combines the aesthetics of iPhone4 with a little pad of the future flair, allowing its users to summon a set of 8 recessed speakers with a simple swipe of hand. Its also packing a set of 4 aluminium trimmed cup holders, complete with LED lights to give your drinks a little mood lighting of their own.
The Adobe and iPad seems to always devolve into a Flash vs. HTML 5 debate. Adobes hoping to temporarily refocus the conversation trio of new tools that extends desktop Photoshop functionality to iPad through the native iOS.
If you are no running the Plex Media Server on one of the 23 beige boxes networked across your tiny domicile, you may be tempted to install a copy this week, because iOS apps has just received a massive update. Plex 1.1can either bypass the CPU-intensive process or use an iOS-optimized technique, pumping H.264 video over the air far more efficiently.
Eretz Nehederet is effectively the Israeli equivalent to The Onion, and on the 1st of April, they covered the hardest-hitting piece of Apple news to cross their news desk in quite some time. That news is the iBoy. It is available in variety of skin tones, religious beliefs and languages; this iPad adorned human is both the best and the worst thing to happen to mankind. There is no word on when it will be on sale, but it is fairly clear that divorce and alcohol are about to take a backseat to this guy when studying factors that rip families to shreds.
Some of the iPad 2 users are having some trouble with Verizons 3G Network. If you also got means, dont worry you are not alone, and thankfully, Apple is well aware of this. In the statement to All Things Digital, Cupertino said its investigating this CDMA connectivity issue as reported by a small number of iPad2 customers, and word has it that a software patch will be available soon.
Augmented reality can be done in million different ways. The New York Times reprted Wednesday on the forthcoming iPhone app called Aurasma that has the power to turn ink and paper publications into interactive mine fields. The app is by the Software enterprise Autonomy, it uses scaled down version of the outfits IDOL pattern recognizer to identify images stored in a vast database, and converts those images into related video. The first release of the app is scheduled for the next month, comes in the form of AR Advertisement / game for an unidentified upcoming movie, the companys founder seems solidly focused on technologys marketing potential.
The folks at Eyesee 360 certainly gave the iPhone 4 some 360-degree video recording capability with the GoPano Micro. The plastic case of your handset comprised with a detachable 360-degree lens, and a GoPano app, the system lets iPhone fanboys do a circular pan with a swipe of finger. That you put in movie making mood. You cant get your hands on one just yet, but the venture has already reached its $20,000 funding goal, so those willing to invest $50 can over to Kickstarter to reserve one of the first GoPano Micros off the production line.
iadApple releases a new iAD Gallery app; it features the iAD campaigns from some of the Worlds best brands and their advertising agencies. It gives the easy access to selection of fun and informative ads that you want. The app is free of cost.
Nanogenerators powered by your heart beat could replace conventional batteries in about five years, according to the chemists. In the World dominated by 4G smart phones, touchscreens, tablets and portable laptops, making the way to keep everything charged. Dr.Zhong Lin Wang and his team of researchers in Georgia Institute of Technology have developed tiny nanogenerators that use small movements enough to generate power.