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Your iPhone remotely controls the AppSpeed Monster Truck — yes please!

A radio controlled truck? I’m already interested. With the ability to control via your iPhone (or any iOS device)? Put it on the Christmas list right now! Yes! The chaps at Dexim have created an iOS-controlled ‘vehicle’ — a Monter Truck. It’s described as ‘the first product offering’ but I can also see a remote […]

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Devices

By 2015, Windows Phone will lead iOS — Gartner, IDC

I don’t agree with all the text in this piece from TechCrunch — not least because of the focus on HTC and hardly any mention of Nokia. HTC is a relative minnow compared to what Nokia could *possibly* do with Windows Phone. This, after all, is a company that’s consistently proved that it has the […]

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Opinion

Google+ and the Android Trojan Horse

I was skeptical at first, but I think there is a future in Google+. I’ve been using it this last week, and it’s not perfect, but not bad either. I was skeptical because of Google’s massive social fails in Buzz, Latitude, Wave and +1 (although to be fair +1 on its own is a fail, […]

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Opinion

FT, You’re Missing the Point With Your HTML 5 iPad Web App (an open letter to FT.com)

FT. Don’t get me wrong. I know what you are trying to do here with your HTML 5 web app. It’s actually pretty slick, and delivers on a lot of the promises about HTML 5 that I’ve been hearing lo these many years. You want to go around Apple’s 30% subscription cut, I get it. […]

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Applications Devices

Uplinq: Qualcomm’s Augmented Reality SDK working on iPhone/iPad

If you happen to use Qualcomm’s rather cool Augumented Reality SDK to construct an application working on the company’s SnapDragon devices, chances are you may also want to extend distribution to iOS for both the iPhone and iPad. Well, now you can. Jay Wright, Qualcomm’s top Augumented Reality chap, showed some examples of applications running […]

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Applications Devices

iHealth Blood Pressure Dock arrives to fundamentally change healthcare

The iHealth Blood Pressure dock launches today. It’s simply fantastic. This product heralds a fundamental change in the way that healthcare metrics will be obtained, delivered and managed. The interactive or e-health marketplace is growing substantially. Indeed last year I saw a tiny pill at Qualcomm’s offices that — no word of a lie — […]