This is an app called Street Orchestra, I think it is going to be quite popular. The video above shows what happens when the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra tested the app, using it instead of their own instruments. (More video after the jump).
Conceived of by Swedish advertising agency SCP, and developed by HiQ the app is like a simple version of Rock Band that lets you play classical music with up to 200,000 synched iPhones. And it is free.
All your iPhone needs for you to join in is an internet connection over 3G
Next time someone points their iPhone camera your way they may not just be fooling around — they may be some shady law enforcement operative checking your face against their database.
Sounds far-fetched? It isn
If you Google-haters can put down your pitchforks for a few minutes you might get to see something pretty special: a full resolution version of Google Earth on iPad (iTunes Link). Wow.
Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google Earth for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world’s population and a third of the world’s land mass.
With Google Earth, you can:
Apple faces stiff competition from Android in the smartphone market, so no surprise it took the heat onto its competitor in this video distributed during WWDC.
The five minute sequence features an assembly of well-known developers, including Callaway’s Nicholas Callaway, Bottle Rocket’s Calvin Carter, Pandora’s Tom Conrad, ABC TV’s Skarpi Hedinsson, Illusion Lab’s Carl Loodberg and Wolfram Research’s Theodore Gray.
Developers of an app designed to help iPhone users find and recommend apps that aren
Under pressure from the New York Times the simply fabulous Pulse RSS app has been removed from sale at the iTunes App Store.
UPDATE: Strangely — the app reappared again last night. We’ll wait and see what happens next, then.
Apple took this step becaus
You know you wanted this to happen — your iPhone or iPod touch used as a controller for a racing game — but with the most recent release of the game, Podracer goes one stage (or one iPad) further — now you can link two iPads together to make for a bigger track.
Not clear? Podracer lets you use your iPhone or iPod touch as a controller for a little racing car which drives around the track on an iPad. Mutliple player gaming is supported. Now you can link two iPads up for a bigger track. Kind of cool, huh? Game costs $4.99, though you can download the iPhone control software for free.
This is the WWDC hyperwall. It is comprised of 30 synchronized LED screens which together display the top fifty thousand apps as they are downloaded in real time.