Thursday, April 29, 2010

Sony Dash Chumby Slash Flash Player Subtracted by Angry Steve

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Mark and Wes at Indian Flavors in Berkeley, CA.

Sites of Interest:

Wes' iPhone/iPad Applications of the week:
  • Musophobia the Particle Painter -- a highly unconventional painting application, denies the single brush painting convention, and delivers a novel interface for drawing by up to 999 particle-brushes at once. And instead of using the brushes, you can merely interact with them: set them in motion on different trajectories.
  • Gas Tycoon 2 HD -- a development of the genre where you have to lay a pipeline from sources to consumers of ready-made elements by their rotation in opposite directions. 
  • Men's Health Magazine -- each month, get the same world-class workouts, tips, and in-depth feature stories that appear in the print edition, with enhancements.
  • TN3270 -- emulates an IBM 3278 terminal for easy access to IBM Mainframes.
  • Mobile -- Manage your domain names and other services from, view Bob Parson's videos and commercials.
  • GoAruna Files -- Manage, share and have access to all your files at home, at work and on the go.

Mark's iPhone Application of the week:
  • Pocket Weather World  -- Good app to display weather in any city, and their server sends push notifications on a schedule that update the icon for the app to show the current temperature without needing to open the app.
  • Scan for all -- take a picture of a barcode on a product or ad.  Supports 1D and 2D barcodes to give you access to multiple formats.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

How Much Fiber do you Need to be Healthy?

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Mark and Wes, and guest Kyle at the Out the Door Vietnamese Restaurant in San Francisco, CA.

Sites of Interest:

        Wes' iPhone Application of the week:
        • If Found, + -- provides a valuable service of having a message placed on your background wallpaper, so if a good person finds your phone, they can find you, even if it is locked.
        • Age Calculator -- will take a birthday as input and calculate exactly how long you've been alive, not just in years, but in months, weeks, days, hours, and minutes?
        • iSeismometer -- just leave your iPhone on a hard surface with the app fired up, then tap somewhere nearby and watch what happens

        Mark's iPhone Application of the week:
        • MapQuest 4 Mobile --brings over a decade of digital mapping experience to your iPhone with unique features to help you get where you’re going. LikeVoice-Guidance, our latest addition to Driving Directions, for a more hands-free experience.
        • Navigon MyRegion US West, Central, East --One of the original high-priced turn-by turn navigation apps, now available for rhe third of the US you need, at a much lower price.
        • Reeder --RSS reader that syncs with Google Reader and has a good set of features.

        Kyle's iPhoneApplication of the week:
        • Sleep Cycle alarm clock -- An alarm clock that analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you in the lightest sleep phase - a natural way to wake up where you feel rested and relaxed.