Continuous Improvement for your life: Part 2 // Saga Ambient Companion

Saga is a new mobile companion emerging from Seattle startup A.R.O. You can think of Saga as Siri’s little sister, perhaps. Instead of asking it questions or giving the app simple tasks (what’s the weather, add meeting calendar, e.g.), Saga is there, quietly tracking your behaviour, your location and learning about your preferences, in order [...]

Easy transfer of pics from iPhone to PC – thankyou Bump

In case you missed it, transferring pics from your iPhone to your PC just got easier with the new Bump update.  Awesome! Also, hats off to a nice app store presence including the optimised screens. Download the app, go to photos and select the ones you want to transfer Then open this page and [...]

Amtrak To Use iPhones As eTicket Scanners

Report via cultofmac by Alex Heath pple’s iPhone is about to be implemented into the American railroad system in a big way. Amtrak, the government agency that oversees the nation’s train services, will be adopting the iPhone as a digital ticket scanner. The 1,700 conductors who currently work for Amtrak have been undergoing training with the [...]

Interesting Times For Android

Did Google make the wrong choice picking Java considering the $1 billion lawsuit they now face from Oracle? Read more via techcrunch Especially interesting is the Xamarin project who have actually managed to port the whole of if Icecream Sandwich to C# .NET with considerable performance benefits amounts others. .NET is a much more attractive [...]

Apple rumours – Is there a mini iPad on the way?

CultOfMac have reported on the possibility of a highly anticipated iPad mini. It certainly makes sense to me that this device should exist and I agree with the points made by Ewan over at Mobile Industry Review: “The difference between using an iPhone and using an iPad is quite dramatic. I do actually want a mid-sized iPad. [...]