Archive for the 'Mobile' Category

Spinning vinyl ipod app from Theodore Watson on Vimeo.This demo app uses the accelerometer of the iPodTouch/iPhone to control the speed of a ‘vinyl record’ on the screen. Slowing down the record and speeding it up is just a matter of controlling how fast you spin the device. This shows fascinating potential for other […]


Grafunc is a 2D function plot application supporting multi-touch navigation and function value inspection. Students can use it to visualise multiple functions at the same time and solve for roots, function intersections and min/max points. The multi-touch interface makes it easy to move around and zoom in/out for closer inspection. You can use it in […]

The idea of students being able to edit notes on the go is the aim here - as an access device the iPhone/iPodTouch is useful when listening to a speaker, taking case-study notes or especially if studnets are out on an excursion. The “Notes” application can be used for this fuction and being able to […]

iPhone in Education

The big question is - will schools be buying them for Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) access during excursions and outside work? You bet - at least those with money will. It wasn’t until I came across this video, I understood what the web community is so amazed about. Kindy kids will be able to understand and […]

It’s been a quiet around here lately. For me, a new job, moving house, adopting dogs, and getting engaged (most importantly) have taken priority :-)Alas, quite a few Mac related things have been ticking over in my mind. Or is this an open letter to Jonathan Ive? I’ve fantasised about iPhones place in education before; […]