Count us fooled. A few days ago Facebook did a seamingly normal little update to its iPhone app – only to have Techcrunch figure out that it contains the secret iPad version of the Facebook app. A while back Mark Zuckerburg said they will not build an iPad app, because it is not a “mobile device”. Despite recent mumblings of Facebook switching its focus to HTML5 only development (Project Spartan), it looks the FB developers have indeed been very busy with a great looking new Facebook for iPad app.
Working as a Creative at Etiket provides some opportunities to deploy technology in innovative ways. As part of a campaign that we are running for The Bang Bang Club film, we were given an interview slot with some of the cast and crew from the film and I came up with the idea to livestream our interview questions from my iPhone. Indigenous Film Distribution approved the concept and we conducted a few proof of concept tests.
In the wake of the big tech news story this week (Skype powered video chat on Facebook), one has to ask is VOIP still relevant?
Early in December 2009 Google announced the launch of their visual search app called Google Goggles [pictured above]. At the time the app was available only on phones using the Android OS, however around October 2010 Google Goggles eventually made its debut on the iPhone.
So why the fuss?
There are a number of great lessons we can learn from Steve Jobs, but this week (at the WWDC 2011 conference) he has left us with arguably one of the most valuable: Do not build on rented land. A number of startups this week are sitting around looking at one another and […]
I am one of those people who have grown sick of all the Facebook emails in my inbox, so I have switched off all notifications. The one problem with this is that I have no idea of what photos of myself are being tagged on Facebook over time. Also, I […]
Earlier this month Google announced a new Incubator in South Africa called Umbono. You come to them with your world altering idea and in turn they give you office space, money, bandwidth and servers. It literally is the ultimate opportunity for any South African with the technical skills and a cool idea, […]
The few of us who regularly reinstall everything on PC already know the process – reinstall Windows, then head over to every website to install all the apps you use. Ninite fixes that.
So a few days ago we reviewed the new Navv GPS app for iPhone and we were impressed by the relatively low price, and the quality of the maps and POIs. But we were not so impressed by a few missing features… Well, good news – Navv has updated the app significantly:
So the latest iPhone does have a pretty remarkable camera with great detail, and also brilliant low light performance. But sometimes all that image accuracy does not quite translate into pictures with the right “feel”. So here is Bandwidth Blog’s Top 5 camera apps for iPhone.