Local boy in El Pais for his iphone app

My old buddy Albert Meco (whose parents own the Meson Meko restaurant in Turre) has been profiled in El País about a new iPhone app he’s developed to allow on-the-fly retouching of photos. Read it here. “Effectorium” (expected to be released later this month on the iPhone / iPad market) allows people to apply effects, retouch and tune photos before taking the photo.

iPhone & iPads tracks users’ movements

I always knew there was something about Apple I didn’t like. Here’s the scoop from the BBC: Apple iPhones and 3G iPads are secretly recording and storing details of all their owners’ movements, researchers claim. Location data is kept in a hidden, unencrypted file according to security experts Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden. With the right software, it can be used to map exactly where a person has been. Writing on the technology website O’Reilly Continue reading iPhone & iPads tracks users’ movements

itoiletstand for iPads Coming in 2011

The iToiletStand – a special stand upon which you can rest your iPad whilst on the loo – is hitting the stores in the US and Europe shortly. Slightly too late for Chris Marshall’s christmas present, sadly… “Angled Stand or also called by some the itoiletstand is set to launch in 2011 to aid users of ipads, tablets and other electronic devices. The floor stand is patent pending and has an adjustable top and bottom Continue reading itoiletstand for iPads Coming in 2011