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Facebook and mobile manufacturer HTC have paired up to design and launch a new smart ‘social’ phone.
Why it matters
Internet use on mobile and average time spent on social networks keep growing year on year. The idea of pairing social and mobile seems like a natural combination, but what other digital applications could we pair up to make access simpler and more convenient?
A new format of literary entertainment is the ‘Non-Book’. Users are encouraged via 86 different quests to personalize the book themselves: on one page, one is supposed to hammer a nail into the book, on another, one is prompted to let their pets nibble on it. So here actions speak louder than letters.
Google, in combination with Twitter and its recently acquired SayNow engineers, has released a service for tweeting without an Internet connection. Speak to Tweet allows anyone with a voice connection to dial three international numbers and have their voice messages sent out as tweets. Speak to tweet has been created in an effort to help the Egyptian & Libyan protesters to tweet without actually being connected to the internet.