MyOrigo MyDevice

MyOrigo is a Finnish company developing a new smartphone called the MyDevice. Despite this branding disaster, the device looks like it will be pretty interesting. The feature set is standard for a smartphone -calling, messaging, personal info mgt, camera, etc. It’s the UI that makes it unique -including 4 new ways of browsing information on the phone: motion control, mirroring, the “Touch and Feel” screen, …

Leica Digilux 2

The new LEICA DIGILUX 2 camera combines the best of two worlds. In the new LEICA DIGILUX 2, modern digital technology and the proven concepts of traditional analog photography are joined in a harmonious combination: Decisive photographic parameters such as sharpness, aperture, focal length and shutter speeds can be controlled like those on a classic single-lens-reflex camera by means of setting rings on the lens …

SimpleTEXT

Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Tim Redfern have created SimpleTEXT , a cool installation / performance piece that uses text messages from the audience to create an audio-visual performance. From their site: SimpleTEXT is a collaborative audio/visual public performance that relies on audience participation through input from their mobile phones. The project focuses on connecting people in shared spaces by attempting to merge distributed devices with creative …