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My iPhone’s keyboard annoys the &*# out of me.

April 4, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Image via CrunchBase I carry both an iPhone and a Blackberry. Several people I know carry this configuration. A lot of people look at me with almost disdain when they realize I carry two phones. Immediately they ask “WHY!?” with an air of surprise, disgust, and almost anguish. The simplest answer is that typing on […]

Location Based Services Part 2: Privacy Concerns & Other Hurdles to Adoption

September 21, 2008 by · 28 Comments 

Privacy has always been an issue preventing the mass appeal of Location Based Services (LBS) in the past. A lot of the really cool mobile application ideas have already been attempted in one shape or another in the past, but privacy concerns were continuously cited as the key reasons for their slow user adoption. Since […]

Location Based Services Part 1: The iPhone 3G experience

September 15, 2008 by · 92 Comments 

Image by jeanphony via Flickr I recently bought an iPhone 3G to see how both the on-board GPS and the easy to use UI could help make location based services (LBS) more mainstream. My first experience with useful LBS was with an application called Vindigo. Vindigo ran on my close to first-gen Palm Treo. It […]