From apps in space to a new database that has parents spooked… what’s new, absurd, funny, eyebrow raising, or thought provoking in technology trends this week.
Last month an Android mobile phone was launched into earth orbit. The “STRaND-1” nanosatellite is running apps like the 360 App, recording satellite data and shooting images of the earth. The Scream in Space app will play videos of screams and monitor if the phone’s onboard speaker picks up the noise. Mission and app updates are available on Twitter by following @SurreyNanosats.
With this gizmo, you can put a Bluetooth-enabled sticker on your keys and if you lose them, your iPhone can help you find them again.
There’s a new database with files on millions of K-12 students – names, test scores, even social security numbers. Startups are excited, but some parents are worried.
Apple invented a way to stick your iPad to things (a treadmill, a windshield) using magnets.
The Park.It App shows drivers where legal spaces are located nearby and sends alerts to their smartphones if a space is no longer safe to park in.
Only in Japan!
These are so cool!!!!
I remember that book, Samantha! Those are sure some wacky technological inventions. Although, I have to say the parking app looks pretty useful.
Your slideshow looks great – I bet it was fun to put together.
It was fun. I’m not sure how many people I want driving around with iPads stuck to their windshields, though. Technology is never dull!