Rip Your Environment Apart Augmented reality! That’s what we’re dealing with here. This right here is the “Scout – Portable Pedestrian Navigation Device” and it’s intended to be used by people traveling about, connecting then with local knowledge, wisdom, and GPS information to guide them. It’s a digital compass is what it is. It encourages “uninhibited exploration, discovery, documentation, and sharing.” Scout Portable Pedestrian Navigation Device by Matt Marrocco » Y
While Lawnmower Man may have led us to believe the future was a virtual one, it seems that in fact augmented reality (the overlaying of digital data on the real world) is where we're headed. A buzz technology right now, augmented reality apps are quickly gaining momentum on the iPhone. So to add to the quick overview of six AR apps we brought you earlier, we sort the digital wheat from the pixellated chaff to bring you ten AR apps for the iPhone that vary from functional, to educational, to just plain fun.
10 Things You Must Do With Your New Mac - Mac - Gizmodo @drocha184: I find it a bit more useful for the phone than for my computers. I have Remote Desktop, which does well for remote accessing my computer at home, but with MobileMe, I rather like the ability to locate my phone, and remote wipe it if need be. @drocha184: Definitely not knocking what Matt's article states, but most people would just like to Plug and Play without having to go on the Net and look for all the apps and free features on the Internet, and most people would rather have everything ready to go out the box and have all of their setting automatically applied to all of their devices. MobileMe allows for all of those things.