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Moobila Card Studio App

Just in time for Valentines Day, Moobila, a mobile cloud computing company, has launched the CardStudio App for the iPhone, which can be purchased at the iPhone App Store.

Along with 15 customizable Valentine’s Day card templates, CardStudio also comes with 40 other greeting card templates to fit almost any occasion.

According to Jauher Zaidi, President at Moobila, “With the CardStudio App, iPhone users can create and send custom greeting cards for almost every occasion straight from their iPhone.”

Once a user chooses the specific card template they want to use, they can then customize the text, font, size, and color. After they have completed customizing their card, they can save it, email it, and/or upload the card to their Facebook account to share with their friends and loved ones.

With the CardStudio App, iPhone users can create and send custom greeting cards for almost every occasion straight from their iPhone



Google Laptops?

What is this? Google putting out a laptop? A Chrome Based Laptop?

And here we all thought netbooks were dead and the time of the Tablet was before us.

The new Google Laptop looks like your standard Laptop, has your standard laptop dimensions, and has the selling points of a netbook. It will showcase the Google Chrome OS and lack many of the typical features common to laptops and desktops such as optical drives and the Windows operating system.

All in all a very enticing machine.

iPhone Bug Prevents New Years

Or more precisely prevents recurring alarms from going off on new years. Of course sensational headlines ever since New Years have continually pushed the rumor that either the new iPhone 4 stopped working completely or that the phone was incapable of detecting the new year.

Of course the problem was resolved promptly:

Apple spokesperson Natalie Harrison confirmed to Macworld that Apple is aware of the problem. “We’re aware of an issue related to non repeating alarms set for January 1 or 2,” Harrison said. “Customers can set recurring alarms for those dates and all alarms will work properly beginning January 3.”


The Interactive White Board – Media Slate

In yet another example of the iPads ability to change the game of mobile technology, Moobila is introducing their Media Slate app which allows users to turn their iPad’s into white boards that can be edited, shared, and be shown on a bigger display all while being able to interact with the application through their iPads.

MediaSlate will convert your iPad into an interactive whiteboard. Take notes, give presentations, use in classroom or play board games with your colleagues. Draw as many items as you want by just using your fingers. Erase and draw again. A perfect substitute of a whiteboard and notepad. Use your finger to write in your own hand writing. Share the board screen in an email.
Future version will have feature to display the board screen on a multimedia projector.

Following are some key features of MediaSlate

  • Set line pattern to solid, dotted or straight line
  • Adjust line color
  • Select your unique color range by mixing various colors
  • Change background color
  • Use as many colors as you want
  • Clear board using the eraser
  • Adjust line thickness
  • Redo and Undo features
  • Email board screens

All in all an app that should be receiving more airplay given its usefulness.

iPicEDXmas Just in Time for the Holidays

Just in time for the holidays, Moobila launches another in a long line of photo editing apps custom tailored to the season at hand. iPicEDXmas allows users to snap photos, edit them to reflect a holiday theme, and then send them out to their friends and family effortlessly. The app options allow for the following:

  • The Colorize category contains color splash option! Convert your picture to black and white while keeping the selective areas in color; additional filters include Gamma, RGB, Contrast, Gray Scale, Sepia, Negative,Saturation, Equalize, Normalize, Solarize and Tritone
  • The Cards category contains 15 colorful cards to make your Christmas beautiful.
  • The Text category lets you write greeting cards with multiple fonts styles and colors.
  • The Overlays category contains 15 Christmas theme overlay effects that will be embedded on top of your photos.
  • The Frames category contains 15 Christmas theme frames. Your photos will be framed for Christmas celebrations.
  • Zoom pictures for better a view.
  • Rotate and crop
  • Using iPicEd Xmas you can email photos to your friends just after editing.
  • Create electrifying photos by combining various filters and effects.

Happy holidays!

Dictionaries Evolved

Word Lens is the name of this amazing new iPhone app that allows users to translate foreign languages simply by holding their iPhone camera over the foreign words.

Can’t wait for non Latin script based languages to be included.

iPad 2 Rumors

Rumors of the iPad 2 are beginning to emerge. One of Apples manufacturing plants in China has apparently confirmed the shipement of anywhere between 400,000-600,000 iPads between the months of February and April.

According to Digitimes, their sources revealed that Foxconn’s plant in Shenzhen, China, has recently been notified that they will be shipping the iPad 2 within the next 100 days, with initial shipments to reach 400,000-600,000 units.

As with most Apple products, the iPad will most likely feature the technology of another Apple product, notably the iPod Touch with its front facing camera and retina display.

The iPad 2 is likely to go the way of the newly launched iPod Touch 4th Gen and feature a front-facing camera (no doubt this will support its FaceTime video calling technology). Some rumours also suggest that Qualcomm will provide chips that allow the iPad 2 to run on both CDMA and GSM networks, making its reach even greater (the current 3G version is GSM only).

Either way, the current iPad is a top Christmas seller, theres no reason to believe that the iPad 2 won’t fly off the shelves of your local Best Buy.