Leenky wiks! [Links of the week]

Hello people of high measure,

Forth are listed the hyperlinks thy humble servant hath collected in past days:

http://gizmodo.com/5423006/i-cant-stop-smiling-over-google-chromes-new-ad
Nice ad by G for Chrome!

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/12/09/geoapi-creation/
Very interesting: huge database of geo-tagged information with API for developers.

http://gizmodo.com/5424468/mits-bidirectional-display-lets-you-control-objects-with-a-wave-of-your-hand
I saw this contraption in the lab and the guy demoed it for me. It's strange looking, but an interesting concept.

http://gizmodo.com/5425146/the-real-google-phone-everything-is-different-now
A G phone!
This is only a fraction of the online buzz about…

http://gizmodo.com/5425012/the-pen-de-touch-for-driving-light-cycles
Air-Pen. Nice implementation. But, is this is how we're going to interface with computers in the future? Don't think so.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/12/14/4g-mobile-network-sweden-teliasonera/
Välkommen till Sverige - LTE! ("Welcome to Sweden - LTE!" in Swedish)
TeliaSonera launching LTE

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/12/14/the-unofficial-google-text-to-speech-api/
Free Text-To-Speech from G! Hurrah!

http://gizmodo.com/5425874/fuse-what-your-next-touch-phone-is-going-to-feel-like
TAT are as usual a good indicator of future UI (Social AR…). This time: 3D UI, haptic interface.

http://gizmodo.com/5426963/the-android-market-is-getting-ready-to-explode
Some stats on the Android market, looks good.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/12/16/google-browser-size/
G seem very committed to making the web better. First tools for webmasters to make their sites faster, and making sure the resolution fits

http://gizmodo.com/5428174/shooting-challenge-anthropomorphism
Anthropomorphism: Look at the video, (though it's an AD) it will put a smile on your face!
and then go shoot some anthropomorphous objects.

http://gizmodo.com/5428233/microsoft-and-palm-treading-water-while-other-mobile-platforms-grow
Mobile OS stats (Feb-Oct): Apple and RIM skyrocket! WinMo, Symb, Palm, Android - stagnate.

Enjoy thy weekend!

Roy.

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