The Brydge for iPad – Review

I have been meaning to write this for some time now that the Brydge is shipping and it's been in my hands for the past couple months. Click here to see the video overview of the Brydge if you are not familiar with this iPad keyboard and cover. The Back Story A few years ago … Continue reading The Brydge for iPad – Review

Status Quo Vs. Innovation: Kindle 2 Buries Text-to-Speech

One of the biggest challenges to innovation is the status quo. While the defenders of the status quo, a.k.a. the short-sighted ones, would like to continue to protect their territories, markets and margins, they are continually being pushed by innovation. Ultimately, the 'short-sighted ones' have to make a choice to embrace innovation or try to … Continue reading Status Quo Vs. Innovation: Kindle 2 Buries Text-to-Speech

My Android Speaks Sweet SMS to Me

I mentioned in an earlier post the convenience of having your SMS message popup even when the screen is locked, well how about having the message spoken to you when it arrives? There is really no technical reason why it can't come to fruition considering Android has a Text-to-Speech (TTS) app that can be downloaded … Continue reading My Android Speaks Sweet SMS to Me

SMS Messaging with Android on the G1

It seems like there are a ton of SMS apps on the Android Marketplace, but can they all be great? I thought I would share what is working well for me and maybe that will help a small percentage of Android and G1 users find something that works for them as well. DISCLAIMER: To be honest, … Continue reading SMS Messaging with Android on the G1

Augmented Reality – G1 app to add context to the stars?

I just read Jennifer Bruin's blog post on an app for the G1 called Wikitude AR Travel Guide. The app employs augmented reality, AR. If you don't know anything about AR, like me, reading the wikipedia entry is very helpful.   After reading it, I can think of other ways to employ it for everyday … Continue reading Augmented Reality – G1 app to add context to the stars?