LittleBits’ BitLab is an app store for hardware

bitlab

LittleBits has just announced something called the BitLab, a contest merged with a crowd sourced technology system that allows inventors to create new LittleBits blocks, upload them, and have them made and sold by the company. The system also includes a hardware development kit that allows anyone access to LittleBits’ custom magnetic snap-together leads. (Videos)

 

 

Continue reading… “LittleBits’ BitLab is an app store for hardware”

0

Too Lazy To Count Calories? Now You Can Just Take A Picture Of Your Meal

Meal-Snap-620x458

Snap a shot to assess the calories.

Wow. If this app had been pitched to us on the 1st, I would have been sure it was an April Fool’s joke. Coming in a few days later, however, it seems almost genius…

Continue reading… “Too Lazy To Count Calories? Now You Can Just Take A Picture Of Your Meal”

0

Apple Files Lawsuit Claiming Amazon’s ‘Appstore’ Infringes its ‘App Store’ Trademark

amazon-app-store

Amazon.com ‘Appstore’

Amazon.com begins selling applications for the Google Android smart phone in its digital storefront just days after Apple files a lawsuit claiming that ‘Appstore’ infringes its ‘App Store’ trademark.

 

Continue reading… “Apple Files Lawsuit Claiming Amazon’s ‘Appstore’ Infringes its ‘App Store’ Trademark”

0

Top 5 Tech Toys Of 2009 And 5 More On The Way

Top 5 Tech Toys Of 2009 And 5 More On The Way 

2008 was a good year for gadgets, and we’re hoping that ’09 will be just as impressive. We’re only a month in so far, but Palm, Dell, Sony and even Amazon have all dropped hints about what the companies have in store. We’ve collected the five big announcements that have us drooling, as well as five more that we’d like to see happen before 2010.

Continue reading… “Top 5 Tech Toys Of 2009 And 5 More On The Way”

0

New App Store For iPhone Software

steve jobs iphone new apps

Steve Jobs demonstrated a new “App Store” that will be pushed out to all iPhones in June. It’s available now in beta. This will be the exclusive avenue developers will use to get their iPhone apps, written to the newly released SDK, to customers. Developers will get 70% of the proceeds from sales of their goods on the App store, with no further charges for hosting, credit-card processing, etc. Jobs called this “the best deal going to distribute applications in the mobile space.”

Continue reading… “New App Store For iPhone Software”

0