Cadillac CUE

The luxury auto maker sets a new standard for in-car technology

We took CUE, (which stands for Cadillac User Experience) for a spin today and were impressed by the in-car tech system’s ease of use and innovations. In short, it works just like your smartphone or tablet. This is underwhelming until you realize that you can now interact with your car much the same way that you already do with your other devices, and it’s about …

The Amazing Type-Writer App

The limited-run new app puts antique type in your pocket

Nostalgia is a thing of the future with The Amazing Type-Writer iOS app produced by Devin Chalmers at Doormouse Manufacturing. Mimicking the old-time clickety-clack of a Remington, The Amazing Type-Writer runs on “micro-swingarms” and the “latest in mobile pneumatic tubes technology.” With the app’s moveable carriage, users can hack away cryptic ransom notes or lines from “The Shining,” displayed on a simulated piece of mimeograph …

Matchbook

Keep track of places with an app designed for bookmarking on the go

Every day, we walk by countless restaurants, shops, galleries and general curiosities whose interior ambiance we mentally bookmark, telling ourselves we must go back. And yet, when it comes time to pick a place for a group dinner, entertain a date or simply recommend the perfect place for a friend, we draw a complete blank. Referencing the age-old practice of grabbing a restaurant’s branded matches …