Messenger, Viber, WhatsApp, Kik me, maybe

The headline screamed “install me now!” It was for yet another mobile messaging application and this time, one that promised, according to TechCrunch, “A Richer, Faster Messaging App That Quickly Grabs Doodles, Videos & Images.” The article about MessageMe got me at: “It’s light, It’s fast and it isn’t just limited to texting or photos.”Continue reading “Messenger, Viber, WhatsApp, Kik me, maybe”

Disruptive innovation and journalism

The idea is broadly misunderstood, said Harvard professor Clayton Christensen. Disruptive innovation isn’t just about being new, different or radical. Disruptive innovation is transforming “something that used to be complicated and expensive so that only the rich and people with a lot of skill had access to it and could use it” and making itContinue reading “Disruptive innovation and journalism”

Cebuano student leads team behind voice-controlled photo editing app

“Change the color of the shirt,” the voice on the video said. Like magic, the shirt of the woman in the photo took on a bluish hue and, with a swipe on a slider, turned orange. The video (embedded at the end of this post) is a demonstration of PixelTone, a prototype iPad app thatContinue reading “Cebuano student leads team behind voice-controlled photo editing app”