Monthly Archives: November 2010

App of the Week: TimeScroller

Have you ever tried to schedule a conference call when you where in Berlin, one of your colleagues was in Tokyo and one was in London? Ever tried to figure out what was the window for a call to Australia? … Continue reading

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PS3 vs XBox 360 vs Wii – Part 2: Online and Multimedia Features

This is the second part of a series that looks at and compares the Wii (including Motion Plus), the PS3 (including PlayStation Move) and the XBox 360 (including Kinect) – as always highly subjective. This part of the series focuses … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Convert ~ the Unit Calculator

There are dozens of currency and unit converting app in the AppStore. Many of them are free – Convert is not. However convert has a beautifully designed interface and well thought through interface, is easy to use and can convert … Continue reading

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PS3 vs XBox 360 vs Wii – Part 1: Motion Control

This is the first part of a series to look at and compare the Wii (including Motion Plus), the PS3 (including PlayStation Move) and the XBox 360 (including Kinect). Motion control: in the beginning only the Wii had it. Now … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Sherlock

While is debatable if this is indeed Sci-Fi, in a way it is. This re-imagination of ‘Sherlock’ brings Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to the 21st century. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, who has done something similar before with ‘Jekyll‘, … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Momento

Momento is a diary app – a very pretty diary app. You can create several entries per day, rate your moment, add photos, tag locations and people. Additionally you can password protect your diary. There is also social network integration. … Continue reading

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Some Experiments with Twitter

If you want to get notified when I update the blog, you can now follow me on Twitter @MartinsSciFi. Maybe I will also use Twitter for other things – we’ll see. I’m currently also experimenting with further Twitter integration of … Continue reading

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Impressions of Kinect

This week I got my new Kinect for the XBox 360. This is to share my first impressions. The installation is simple and straightforward. Especially on the Xbox 360 slim (you need to additionally plug the Kinect into a socket … Continue reading

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Top 5 – Sci-Fi Movies

There are a lot of good Sci-Fi movies. The following ones are my favorites (in no particular order) – as always highly subjective. This list does not include anything Star Trek or Star Wars – which might be covered in … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Gorillacam

This photo app offers several useful features not available with the standard iPhone photo app. It’s easy to use and works well. A timer (3 to 90 seconds) 3 photo burst mode Press anywhere (to take a photo) Time Lapse … Continue reading

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