Is this Farewell to Google Labs?

Today, on it’s official blog Google announced that it will start to scale back Google Labs. While it would mean terminating Labs experiments, Google plans to make these products available on the Android Market.

“While we’ve learned a huge amount by launching very early prototypes in Labs, we believe that greater focus is crucial if we’re to make the most of the extraordinary opportunities ahead.”

via, via Google Blog

[video] New Android App ‘Road SMS’ allows you to ‘Text while walking’

These app developers are freakin’ geniuses.

via Time

‘Road SMS’ for the Android is a clever way for Samsung to keep your phone permanently glued to your hand by acting as your eyes. It uses the phone’s camera to provide video in the backdrop of your message so you don’t do something really embarrassing, like walk into a pole or (worse yet) some other person.

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