Tag: mobile device

by Amanda Atwood

Brenda and I went to Paris recently for a development launch and brainstorming meeting for Freedom Fone. In addition to picking the brains of a small handful of experts in the field, we thought it would be a good opportunity to have some of our equipment assessed. So in my bag I packed my own […] more »

by Paul Lamb

Microsoft’s Tell Me subsidiary announced the launch of a new audio service for the BlackBerry which allows the user to conduct local business search, get directions or traffic information, etc. using voice commands. Apparently, by uttering a singe word like “coffee” your GPS enabled Blackberry will do an automatic search (in this case via Microsoft […] more »

by Paul Lamb

Imagine your city as a war zone…like Baghdad. This project called Shadows from another place, by Professor Paula Levine at San Francisco State University, involved the transposing an interactive map of Baghdad on San Francisco using GPS mapping – complete with a warzone audio track. How does this impact our understanding of and feelings about […] more »