recode.net · Amit Singh moves from selling apps to shilling Cardboard.
I’ve been using Gboard for 24 hours, and so far I really like it. The integrated search makes total sense — especially when I’m writing notes or a message and want to drop in a specific search card. One drawback I’ve found is that the cards are just images, so you can’t interact with them unless you also paste in the text version alongside.
Well done to the province of BC for more than doubling the fines for distracted driving. A major consequence of building habit-forming apps is that the habit does not pause when you’re performing focus critical tasks. Distracted driving is becoming an epidemic, and hitting people in the pocket is a good way to address this in the short term.
cbc.ca · Starting June 1, the B.C. government is raising the fine for distracted driving to $368, up from $167, and with penalty points the total fine is $543.
Now we have Apple Pay in Canada, and with it access to Apple Wallet, I would love to see the government and private companies consider allowing all types of cards to be stored digitally on your phone. They can be open and work with different platforms and providers, just please let me stop carrying around my important cards in the back of my phone case.
theverge.com · The UK's equivalent of the DMV is considering making digital driving licenses that could be stored in the Apple Wallet, Slashgear reports. Today, Oliver Morley, the CEO of the Driver and Vehicle...
If Amazon made these dash buttons even more flexible I’d definitely buy a handful. They’d be really great to hook up as convenient on/off light switches for my Hue bulbs, as well as an arm/disarm button for the house alarm.
theverge.com · Amazon's impulse-buy-perfecting $5 Dash button has been around for about a year now, and comes in over 100 branded flavors, but what we still don't have is a Wi-Fi button for not necessarily buying...