Tag archive for ‘iPhone’
By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

New Yorker files lawsuit against Apple over Siri

The gap between reality and promise in advertising is often the subject of complaints but rarely that of lawsuits. This time, however, New Yorker Frank Fazio got so frustrated about Apple’s misrepresentation More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Clik – It’s That Simple

Here’s another app that’s quite interesting and promising. It’s name: CLIK. The app is launched – in beta – by startup Clik. The startup released the Clik mobile app last week, letting More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, January 30th, 2012

More Apples than Babies

Apple has been busier making and selling iPhones of late than all of humanity has been at getting busy. The company announced its iPhone sales for the last three months of 2011 totaled over 37 million units, a figure More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, September 30th, 2011

Phone Story: Banned!

Molleindustria’s satirical app, Phone Story, which attempted to open player’s eyes to the distasteful practices of smartphone manufacturers, has been banned from the App Store by Apple. Phone Story contained More...

By Bartel Scheers On Friday, July 22nd, 2011

iPhone Fireflies

A few months ago there was a lot of fuzz around the iPhone storing records of your location. I, too, was surprised when iPhoneTracker – the cute app that reveals this devious secret from Cupertino – More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Fiat Street Evo

Fiat street Evo is an app that turns your everyday traffic signs into an insiders way of learning about the new Fiat Evo and a gamers way of winning prizes. You simply use your handheld device to read traffic signs, More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, April 18th, 2011
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Do Not Ignore iHobo

Charity organizations have become experts in delivering their message on-emotion with enough ratio added (a few pennies enables this or saves that..) to convince people to donate for their cause. Yet raising awareness More...

By Bartel Scheers On Monday, April 18th, 2011

A Billboard with Emotions

Outdoor media, and billboards in particular, is the one media type that can benefit largely from the modern wireless smart and digitized world. Although most billboards are still so damn stoic we’ve seen some More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

The First Movie in the Outernet

Here’s a film you experience in the real world. And on your iPhone. Kind of a cross between real world scavenger hunt and rpg video game. Could this be Hollywood’s future? For the relaunch of 13th Street More...

By Bartel Scheers On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Augmented Crowd Control

Security and police officials in the UK are about to get a new toy to help them identify bad people in large crowds using AR (Augmented Reality) technology and iPhones. The system called iAPLS, has been developed More...

By Bartel Scheers On Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Forgive Me iPhone

A new app for devices like the iPhone and iPad aims to take the intimidation factor out of Confession for Catholics — and the Church is giving it the thumbs-up. Forgive Me iPhone, For I Have Sinned. You’ll still More...

By Bartel Scheers On Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Land of the Free feat 1984

When I first heard about the PatriotApp I was surprised that the pundits that govern the “Land of the Free and Home of the Brave” granted the Federal support for such a police state-like application. More...