At the bottom of that site there was the image of this woman, now identified as his girlfriend, with a sign that read “PwNd by w0rmer & CabinCr3w <3 u BiTch’s !” The picture—taken with an iPhone—had GPS information which showed that the photo was taken at the woman’s home in Wantirna South. [Source]
Firefighters in the Yunnan Province in China, used the iPhone to record the situation inside the well and get a better idea of how the baby was stuck in the well. They then proceeded to basically hook him up to the surface, using the information gathered by the video taken with the iPhone. Now that’s productivity with a smartphone. Via Macgasm
Nice April fools prank. I remember blowing on the cartridges when they didn’t connect right, the stunning graphics, and the 5.1 stereo music from the NES. Yeah right. How times change, mi iPhone has better graphics than that thing. You can go here to play with the maps.
Microchipped school uniforms notify parents when kids skip school.
In Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil, 20,000 grade school students have recently started wearing uniforms embedded with GPS chips similar to those used in pet trackers. The chips automatically send parents a text message as soon as their children enter the school grounds, or if their children are late for more than 20 minutes.
Well, not exactly, they teamed up with the guys at West Coast Customs. The car is equipped with Microsoft products and technologies front to back, including changing the Mustang logo for the old Windows Flag.
An extremely rare Apple W.A.L.T (Wizzy Active Lifestyle Telephone) protoype has been sold on eBay for $8,000, or the value of sixteen iPads. The W.A.L.T was a telephone with a stylus, touch screen LCD, fax and address book among other things, and was loosely based around the Apple Newton, also available at the time.