Posts Tagged ‘iphone’

Remember the Sci-Fi books where we all were supposed to get a tiny chip in our brain. Often connected story-wise with tales of “Big Brother watches you”? Well, as we see now, that idea was dead from the start. Imagine you got that chip in the eighties…

Putting a device with a lifespan of significantly less than five years (i e the computer) into something that probably lives for AT LEAST another ten or fifteen years is just – ridicolous!

What we learn is our brain is ready for most of stuff that will happen in the future. Forget about chips, welcome great user interaction. As almost newborn babies get it – the Apple iPhone “swipe open” is an example of this extremely human interface. This article tells us we’re not only fond of our iPhones – we actually LOVE them! Read more…

I’m pretty sure additional tests may show that great apps and services like Evernote and Dropbox trigger areas of our brain normally triggered by acts of co-operational work at the workplace. As long as we provide great interfaces, our brain is ready to adopt!

As for what the fridge goes – “Just add an API”! And soon you’ll here it “there’s an app for that!”

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Android will most likely – maybe with Windows Mobile – cut the Lion Share of the market. Thanks! That will make them a more likely target for malware, viruses, hoax, trojans, worms et cetera. We, Apple fans – are extremely happy for this. There are always great wins to be in a niche. I believe normal driving forces of human beings and game dynamics will prove this to be true.

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I am in the midst of getting everything to work together. A thrilling time.

Daniel H. Pink wrote about “Digital Marxism” in his book “Free Agent Nation” – meaning there is now means
for all freelancers to really live Karl Marx’ ideas on taking power over the tools of production. Now,
with smart tools, apps and software – I realize I will soon be able to write and publish books, keep
my CRM system up-to-date as well as editing pictures. All on the iPad – or somewhere else in the
chain-of-inputs: iPhone, iPad or Mac Book Pro.

Here is a coming app for the iPad: scanning and OCR-ing text. No more piles of business cards
swinging around the desk…

Recently, got some more apps for the iPad – will keep you posted on hints, tips and findings!

Do YOU have workflow tips and hints?

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