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 [...]

Article: Google wants to serve you ads based on the background noise of your phone call

The patent discusses the technology to analyze the background noise during your phone call and serve up ads for you based on the environmental conditions Google picks up on. Yeah, that’s creepy. While Google isn’t technically “listening” to your calls, meaning there isn’t someone on the other line listening to your conversation, the fact that [...]

Nokia is looking into haptic tattoos to help you feel who’s calling

Patents. There are strange ones, very vague ones, obvious ones… and then there are those which can be labeled as borderline creepy. This is one of those cases. Not satisfied with just getting its own flavor of slide-to-unlock patented, Nokia wants to take haptic feedback to a level you haven’t previously encountered [...]