The scan capability of smartphones is opening up all kinds of new applications.
It’s interesting to see older technology, like bar codes, increase in use because of such a new form of technology: smartphones. In New York, that’s exactly what’s happening:
The chronological timeline of computers.
Starting in 1939!?!
Right when we thought driving and texting at the same time was a hazard, how about using your in-dash computer?
The Navisurfer II is here, and it’s not messing around:
- Processor: 1300 MHz (Intel Celeron M)
- Hard Drive: 250 GB
- Memory: 2GB DDR2
It’s a double DIN, so it should be a breeze to add to most autos.
We’ve posted about some really cool iPad sketch apps and even shown you what 8BIT’s very own Jared could do as seen above.
Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, once said:
One of the interesting estimates is that there are about 35 billion devices connected to the Internet. Soon, there will be so many that we’ll stop counting.
As much focus that is placed on designing web applications for computer users, it doesn’t even compare to the number of users who will be accessing web information via portable devices:
Close to 1.5 billion people worldwide use a computer, but that figure pales in comparison to the 4.2 billion (75% of the planet) who use or have access to a mobile phone.
Walking and reading.
Driving and reading (don’t act like you haven’t ever done that).
Now you can do it “safer” with Megareader.
I want this.
Imagine having this in your house.
Imagine this behind a receptionists desk at a cool and creative startup like … well .. 8BIT of course!
It starts out a simple white:
All of us here in 8BIT got a little bit too excited when version 3.1 of WordPress was released yesterday. Our back channel started filling up with ideas, concerns, what we liked, how we felt, and other nonsense all because of a simple release of WordPress.
But it’s not a simple release. There are some very cool features added to the best blogging software of all time that we all get to play with now. We’re just kids that got a surprise present to play with.