March 1, 2013

"Location-aware albums" — music apps use GPS to adjust to landmarks...

... as you walk about looking at stuff with your earbuds in (when you could be leaving your earholes open to whatever the actual ambient sound happens to be).

5 comments:

edutcher said...

If I want to listen to "Harlem Nocturne", I'll flip it on.

Automatic_Wing said...

Does it start playing Fitty Cent when you enter one of our more, uh, vibrant neighborhoods?

Eric the Fruit Bat said...

The implications for sexual intercourse are staggering.

Lem said...

Open up the movie soundtrack to the outside environment.

An environment soundtrack?

Michael McNeil said...

Great idea! Unfortunately it's an infringement on my coinventors' and my U.S. patent number 6,370,629.