The naked mole rat is quickly becoming one of my favorite mammals ever. The glabrous little buggers live decades longer than most other rodents, never develop cancer, and have mastered the enviable skill of being able to run backwards as quickly as they do forwards.
Adobe recently released three touch-friendly imaging apps for the iPad including Adobe Eazel, Adobe Color Lava and Adobe Nav. One month after their debut, the trio have been updated with a handful of new features and a surprising price drop. The apps were already reasonably priced when they launched, but now they can…
The first three Adobe Photoshop iPad apps are now available at the app store. I've been using them for a while (full review to come later) and they are really really good.
Android users now have the luxury of another free turn-by-turn option to choose from— Mappquest's free voice-guided nav app is now available in the Android Market. You can talk to it (search for destinations with voice); it can talk to you (it'll pipe up when you need to make a turn); and it has live traffic data…
In the second big GPS-on-Android related tidbit today, Google released My Tracks, a cool app for logging a route of any kind via GPS and saving it to Google Maps.
HTC is updating the nav-focused Touch Cruise, which now features a new active-geotagging app called Footprints, which can easily stamp your location on notes, audio clips and photos.
Ford Sync 3.0's lovely Samantha robo-voice can now soothingly guide you to any destination you tell her, incorporating real-time traffic updates to help plan your trip. This is how it works.
Ford and Microsoft's Sync is already pretty great—and the new generation Sync that S-Balm's revealing at this very moment at his keynote is better—turn-by-turn voice direction and more, cooed by Sync's lovely Samantha.