Google recently purchased a company named Plink, a company focused on creating image-based search engines. The initial concept allows users to identify a piece of artwork simply by taking a photo of it with their phone, but the possibilities for visual search seem limitless: Google Buys Plink to Improve Visual Mobile Search
Archive for April, 2010
Struggling Palm has been bought out by Hewlett-Packard according to the HP website. This will allow HP to make a strong move into the Smartphone marketplace. Palm shares closed Tuesday at $4.63 but after the announcement that HP would pay $5.70 per share have climbed over 25% to $5.83 in after hours trading. Here’s the [...]
WooRank is primarily an SEO tool similar to Website Grader which is used to analyze a website for potential improvements. WooRank | Website analysis tool.
Apparently the next model of the iPhone was found on the floor of a bar disguised as a current iPhone model and was sold for $10,000 by the finder. Huge oops or clever publicity stunt? This Is Apple’s Next iPhone – Iphone 4 – Gizmodo
These screens are embedded into the wall and track one person in the room (using a Wii remote) to provide perspective. It has to be seen to be appreciated, it looks really cool, the limitless variety of movies and images is very appealing. Check out the video: For more info visit the Winscape website where [...]
National foods cleverly made to look like flags: Flavorwire » Guessing Game: Edible Flags.
Now that is detailed presentation planning! The time is chosen to correspond to the approximate time during the presentation when Steve Jobs displays the image of the new product. Could we have expected any less from Apple? Why 9:41 Is the Official Time of Apple Product Photos | Dan’s FC Blog | Fast Company.
Apparently users have been shown to become attached to poor interfaces because they can grant a sense of empowerment. How can we overcome this hurdle? http://www.smartplanet.com/business/blog/smart-takes/why-a-poor-user-interface-can-make-users-happy/5454/?tag=col1;post-13536