Twitter offers complete tweet archives http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twitter/9749586/Twitter-offers-complete-tweet-archives.htmlRead more "Article: Twitter offers complete tweet archives"
Smartphone with second e-ink screen unveiled by Yota http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20694019Read more "Article: Smartphone with second e-ink screen unveiled by Yota"
Having been on board with Wikitude almost since day one, I’ve seen a number of changes within the augmented reality field. With the ever increasing advancements in mobile and web technologies, augmented reality has grown leaps and bounds in just a few short years. And as with any technology that advances at such a rapid […]Read more "Augmented Reality standard in its final stage"
The criticism heaped on Apple shows the growing importance of cartography. … Maps are becoming important strategic terrain. They are more than an aid to getting from A to B. Apps based on location—to summon a taxi, say—need maps inside them. Digital maps can include countless layers of information, plus advertisements from which money can […]Read more "Maps on smartphones: Lost"
By Nilay Patel and Adi Robertson Apple has a maps problem. The major new feature of the company’s new iOS 6 mobile operating system is a new mapping module developed by Apple itself — a replacement for the Google-supplied maps that have been standard on the iPhone since it debuted in 2007. It is a […]Read more "Wrong turn: Apples buggy iOS 6 maps lead to widespread complaints"
Much of the controversy surrounding Google Maps has centered on relatively concrete concerns like privacy and data gathering. But in a piece for The Guardian, Oliver Burkeman argues that digital mapping’s long-term impacts may fundamentally change the way we perceive and interact with the world around us. Aimless wandering, for instance, could easily become an […]Read more "How will Google Maps change our reality?"
In 2007, Steve Jobs stood on stage, listing the benefits of Apple’s then-new iPhone touchscreen. “You can do multi-finger gestures on it,” he said, moving his hands back and forth in the now-familiar pinch-to-zoom motion. Then he paused, and his expression changed. “And boy, have we patented it.” The crowd laughed and began applauding as […]Read more "The myth of pinch-to-zoom: how a confused media gave Apple something it doesn’t own"
HTML5 is a new technology that allows developers to build rich web-based apps that run on any device via a standard web browser. Many think it will save the web, rendering native platform-dependent apps obsolete. So, which will win? Native apps or HTML5? A recent report from BI Intelligence explains why we think HTML5 will win out, and […]Read more "HTML5 vs. Apps: Why The Debate Matters, And Who Will Win"