I decided to write a blog entry entirely using the WordPress app on my Samsung Moment. It’s my first time doing it, and I’d like to see how well the app works.
In addition, it’s a good opportunity to focus on how far our technology has come.
Yesterday I tethered my phone to my laptop (using the PDAnet app), allowing the computer to access the internet while I was riding along on Interstate 77 at 80+ miles per hour.
I’ve been using the Google Translate app recently, just for fun. I can speak into my phone in English and have it speak back a translation in another language. It’s almost like a personal Babelfish.
I’ve been scanning book covers and product labels with Google Goggles app, and I’ve been scanning barcodes and QR codes with the Barcode Scanner app. It’s a very quick way to transfer information for the purpose of search or storage.
When my nephew wanted ice cream in High Point, NC, I used the Google Places app to quickly find the closest Ben & Jerry’s and used Google Maps Navigation to get us there.
Yes. I like Google apps. But I do have an Android phone, after all. Luckily, I have one with a slide-out keyboard. If I didn’t, I imagine that this blog entry would have been harder to write.