Tag Archives: mobile devices

Cultural changes, connecting artist and audience

Futurist Gerd Leonhard talks about how the broadband-enabled, always-on world of digital natives equipped with 4.5 billion mobile devices impacts on emerging cultural practice.

Fall Out Boy prep Apple iPhone social network app

Way back we warned that you should expect a wave of iPhone applications from musicians promoting new albums, now Fall Out Boy has joined Snow Patrol, Pink, David Cook and the Nine Inch Nails in making a music-focused pitch at fans using the Apple device.

Fall Out Boy will introduce its own iPhone application before the December 16 release of new album “Folie a Deux”, Billboard helpfully notes.

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The most out-there iPhone products ever?

This is surely an iPhone/iPod product that’s so insane it’s almost sane – we’re both compelled and repelled by these new winter warmers.

Etre has introduced gloves for use with touch-screen devices, and they’re not finger-less, oh no – if you look at the image you’ll see they have two fingers (thumb and index), so you can keep the rest of your digits warm while tapping your digital device.

You got to give them a point for entrepreneurial zeal, I guess, “Etre Touchy gloves seek to fill the gap left between normal pairs of gloves and fingerless pairs of gloves. While normal pairs of gloves keep your hands warm and dry, they aren’t compatible with modern touch-screen devices, which only respond to skin-on-screen contact.”

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