Author: Ben Malbon

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We love Google Goggles

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hhgfz0zPmH4[/youtube] Google Goggles is a new ‘visual search’ app for Android phones. Instead of using words, take a picture of an object with your camera phone: Google then attempt to recognize the object, and return relevant search results. Goggles also provides information about businesses near you by displaying their names directly in the camera preview. As Google make clear, this...

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The PhoneBook – The future of interactive storytelling?

This is so brilliantly simple, and hints at a very interesting emerging platform both for conventional storytelling (in this case, reading with kids) but also for new opportunities where print meets interactivity anywhere. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnZTul_9fWc[/youtube] This is a mock-up, clearly, but @Schatz & I been trying to work out what technology would allow the iPhone (say) to know when the page...