In the event of a crash, this scooter will let the driver’s family know 
Owners of bikes and scooters are the most at risk on the road, so it’s no wonder we’ve previously seen innovations such as the Crash Sensor helmet, which lets contacts know when an accident has happened. Now the Spain-based Electric Mobility Company has introduced the Xkuty, an electric scooter which automatically alerts relatives in the event of a crash, thanks to features such as smartphone control. READ MORE…

In the event of a crash, this scooter will let the driver’s family know 

Owners of bikes and scooters are the most at risk on the road, so it’s no wonder we’ve previously seen innovations such as the Crash Sensor helmet, which lets contacts know when an accident has happened. Now the Spain-based Electric Mobility Company has introduced the Xkuty, an electric scooter which automatically alerts relatives in the event of a crash, thanks to features such as smartphone control. READ MORE…

Device turns any iPhone into a 3D camera
While Instagram has turned many iPhone and iPad owners into photographers, we’ve seen a few innovations that aim to improve the capabilities of the devices. First, there was Condition One, which enabled users to create 180-degree pannable videos on the iPad. Now, the Poppy turns iPhones into 3D cameras to allow users to add originality to their captured moments. READ MORE…

Device turns any iPhone into a 3D camera

While Instagram has turned many iPhone and iPad owners into photographers, we’ve seen a few innovations that aim to improve the capabilities of the devices. First, there was Condition One, which enabled users to create 180-degree pannable videos on the iPad. Now, the Poppy turns iPhones into 3D cameras to allow users to add originality to their captured moments. READ MORE…

Gamified learning guitar features iPhone dock and touch-enabled LED frets
Learning a new instrument isn’t an easy task, especially if you’re an adult. While Playground Sessions has brought real-time analysis and gamified teaching to piano practice via a desktop platform, the gTar is a modified digital guitar that physically integrates the iPhone to make learning an easier and less time-consuming task. READ MORE…

Gamified learning guitar features iPhone dock and touch-enabled LED frets

Learning a new instrument isn’t an easy task, especially if you’re an adult. While Playground Sessions has brought real-time analysis and gamified teaching to piano practice via a desktop platform, the gTar is a modified digital guitar that physically integrates the iPhone to make learning an easier and less time-consuming task. READ MORE…

iPhone case enables SOS calls from signal-free zones
Smartphones themselves obviously have their uses, but we’ve seen a few attempts to transform their cases into something just as practical – from a working pet ECG to a multi-tool kit. Now the SatSleeve is a satellite adaptor and charger for the iPhone, enabling users to make emergency calls from any location with low signal. READ MORE…

iPhone case enables SOS calls from signal-free zones

Smartphones themselves obviously have their uses, but we’ve seen a few attempts to transform their cases into something just as practical – from a working pet ECG to a multi-tool kit. Now the SatSleeve is a satellite adaptor and charger for the iPhone, enabling users to make emergency calls from any location with low signal. READ MORE…

Listeners encouraged to dance to album through movement-dependent iPhone app
The virtual ink had barely dried on our story about UK musician Gwilym Gold’s perpetually mutating Tender Metal album when we got word of yet another app-enabled musical innovation. The artist this time is Scottish musician Calvin Harris, whose new album “18 Months” is now available as a free iPhone app that will play only while the listener is moving. READ MORE…

Listeners encouraged to dance to album through movement-dependent iPhone app

The virtual ink had barely dried on our story about UK musician Gwilym Gold’s perpetually mutating Tender Metal album when we got word of yet another app-enabled musical innovation. The artist this time is Scottish musician Calvin Harris, whose new album “18 Months” is now available as a free iPhone app that will play only while the listener is moving. READ MORE…

iPhone app delivers news tailored specifically for mobile phones
The news medium has undergone radical transformation in recent years, bringing us a world where headlines can be delivered via personal ticker or on the paper sleeves that accompany take-out coffee, to name just two examples. The latest spotting? Circa, a new iPhone app that serves up news in a format customized specifically for mobile phones. READ MORE…

iPhone app delivers news tailored specifically for mobile phones

The news medium has undergone radical transformation in recent years, bringing us a world where headlines can be delivered via personal ticker or on the paper sleeves that accompany take-out coffee, to name just two examples. The latest spotting? Circa, a new iPhone app that serves up news in a format customized specifically for mobile phones. READ MORE…

iPhone accessory enables two-sided video recording


Recently we’ve seen an increase in the number of innovations designed to enhance smartphones’ photographic capabilities. Just last month we featured the SkyLight device that attaches phones and microscopes to facilitate the capture of scientific images, and now there’s a new kind of innovation to report on. Launched recently by Barcelona ad agency Honest&Smile, The Love Box is a handmade iPhone accessory that enables users to take videos using both the phone’s cameras simultaneously. READ MORE…

iPhone accessory enables two-sided video recording

Recently we’ve seen an increase in the number of innovations designed to enhance smartphones’ photographic capabilities. Just last month we featured the SkyLight device that attaches phones and microscopes to facilitate the capture of scientific images, and now there’s a new kind of innovation to report on. Launched recently by Barcelona ad agency Honest&Smile, The Love Box is a handmade iPhone accessory that enables users to take videos using both the phone’s cameras simultaneously. READ MORE…