Pebble Kickstarter smartwatch UI video delivered + MORE iPhone News 08/14/2012

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Pinterest Finally Comes To Android, iPad

Pinterest is still a relatively new kid on the block. Up to this point, the site launched new features by talking about them on its Facebook wall and then waiting for the comments to start rolling in.
Consistently among the first comments after each Facebook post? A Pinterest Android app. The requests are so common that it has become a Pinterest in-office joke with each launch: How long will it take for someone to ask for an Android app?
Well, the wait for Android fans ended on Tuesday. Pinterest officially launched an app for Android as well as iPad, and also launched an updated version of its iPhone app…

Continue Reading On Mashable.com »

Pebble Kickstarter smartwatch UI video deliveredThis week the folks behind the $10 million dollar Kickstarter funded smartwatch project Pebble has been updated to include a user interface video demo. This device will be released with full connectivity to iPhone and Android devices via Bluetooth and works with e-paper for easy reading and any lighting situation interactivity. You’ll be able to play music, check emails, see notifications, and check the weather and time as well.

The video you’re about to watch shows the prototype device connected with a rather large prototype logic board, showing up in an emulator as the developers show the current user interface on a larger PC nearby…

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Serious gamers can’t rely on a touchscreen for long periods of mobile gameplay — at least, that’s what Milkshake Labs co-founder Colton Gyulay says. So the startup developed its own portable gaming solution for the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S III called the coco controller.

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Daily iPad App: Business Card Reader HD lets you scan business cards on the go

SHAPE Services has an iPad version of its Business Card Reader app that’ll make it easy for you to manage your business cards right on your tablet. The iPad version works in a similar way as its iPhone counterpart. It uses the camera on your iPad 3 to snap a photo of a business card and has a text recognition system that’ll parse out the relevant contact details. Once you import the information, you can easily add the contact’s details to your iPad address book. You can also sync the data to LinkedIn and other CRM systems using the instructions on SHAPE Service’s website…

Continue Reading On The Unofficial Apple Weblog »

Telenav's free Scout nav app gets offline navigation, speech recognition
In January of 2012, Telenav announced Scout, a free “daily personal navigator” app for iPhone. Today the company has released a new version of the app with improved features including Always There Navigation, a downloadable offline navigation feature that provide GPS navigation whether or not you’re in a wireless coverage zone.

Always There Navigation is downloaded by U.S. region — Western, Central or Eastern. You can download different regions if you’re traveling outside of your home area, or download all three regions to your iPhone…

Continue Reading On The Unofficial Apple Weblog »

Why Microsoft’s Windows Phones Don’t Copy the iPhoneOn Monday, a key Apple executive revealed why Microsoft’s Windows Phone designs don’t mimic the iPhone: because Microsoft is contractually prevented from doing so.
According to reports from The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and others, Microsoft was one of the only companies to license the few, prized Apple design patents at stake in the ongoing trial between Apple and Samsung.
That trial will determine whether or not Samsung illegally copied the design of Apple’s phone technology…

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PlayStation Mobile aims for iPhone and Android at GamesconThis week at Gamescon in Cologne, Germany, Sony is making a case for PlayStation Mobile, their next big phase in keeping relevant with the very smart device-minded society we now all live in. This initiative will be aiming for both Apple’s mobile OS and Google’s Android, but in very different ways for the both of them. While Apple’s iPod nano, iPhone, and iPad are all essentially declared enemies of this PlayStation Mobile initiative, Sony is embracing Android as the only 3rd party operating system to be able to run PlayStation-certified games…

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