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2015: The Year of On Demand

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Technological advancements always empower people to behave differently – what makes today different is that the rate of technological advancement is accelerating beyond our capacity, perhaps even our ability, to react – and this... is new.

KNFB Reader

The KNFB Reader App (iOS) Gives Sight to the Blind

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Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son’s school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on his Apple Inc iPhone. “I couldn’t […]

Handy

Handybook Becomes ‘Handy’, Still Provides On-Demand Home Services

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What’s in a name? As it turns out, a lot. That’s the thinking behind Handybook’s decision to rebrand itself simply as “Handy.” The two-year old company, which provides on-demand home services via a web and mobile app, wants to become the definitive brand in the category… and it believes that when it comes to building […]

Fetch

Fetch (iOS) Moves From Shopping Tool to On-Demand Personal Assistant

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Fetch, a mobile app that serves as a personal buying assistant by allowing you to submit text or photos then have results returned to you by a professional shopper, is expanding beyond product search with a new release out now. In the updated version, which also works over SMS, you can use your buying assistant […]