Your Next Phone May Read Your Mind

Posted: Sep 16 2010, 11:09am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Your Next Phone May Read Your Mind
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Yes, the title is moderately hyperbolic. I'd apologize, but you went ahead and clicked on the link which sort of justifies my decision. While actual mind-reading smartphones are a ways off yet, Intel is working on "context-aware computing" technology that could make your gadgets much more useful. Like to eat good fish n' chips when you travel? Do it enough and your phone will start automatically searching for similar restaurants you are likely to enjoy.

Imagine taking a trip to London, landing in Gatwick and seeing your phone populate with suggested bars, eateries and shops - all based on its previous experience travelling with you in other environs. Intel showed off something similar today during their Developer Conference in San Fran. (SMH)

Their new Fodor's Travel application basically works as I described above. Pandora, Netflix and Google are working on similar "context-aware" solutions for their services. Considering how much info we give away to our phone on a daily (hourly?) basis, it won't be long before our gadgets know us better than our family.

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