Archive for October, 2010

A Creative New Idea for a Phone

I don’t know if this has been done before or not so if it has I would be glad if someone could point it out to me.  The following is an idea I had for a smartphone that includes more tactile interaction.

I will probably get an iPhone when my current phone dies but for now I have a Motorola Razr.  I quite like the clam shell design because of it’s tactile interaction.  I can answer a call by flipping the phone open and hang up by flipping it closed.  This to me feels more natural than pressing a button (a virtual button at that on most of todays smartphones).  In fact I prefer physical tactile interaction over buttons on all my devices.  I think it creates a stronger connection in our minds between the action we are performing and the outcome it creates. Continue reading ‘A Creative New Idea for a Phone’

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10 Funky Things to do with a Random Word Generator

A random word generator is a very funky and versatile tool.  Here are a sample of 10 things you could do with one.   No doubt you can think of many more. Continue reading ’10 Funky Things to do with a Random Word Generator’