Each Monday, the iQ team gathers around our comfy couches, we shut our laptops, silence our iPhones, and talk about all the fun things we accomplished last week and what’s ahead for this week. At the end, we go around the room and each share interesting things we think the group should keep on their radar.
Just today, the people from Scalado released a new photo app called PhotoBeamer that allows an iPhone user to “beam” their photos from their phone to any Internet enabled device and then control the slideshow from their own iPhone. Check out this pretty awesome promo video to see all the ways Scalado could be used.
The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA), a public-private partnership by the US Agency for International Development, Johnson & Johnson, Baby Center, mHealth Alliance and the United Nations Foundation, is helping correct a very serious health challenge…providing new and expectant mothers that live in countries with high maternal and infant mortality rates with vital (and free) information directly to their cellphones. Learn more from Mashable how the partnership and how they are developing text messages that are saving lives.
The Skin Gun is promising to be change the way severe burn victims are treated. Using a combination healthy skin cells and stem cells, the gun cultures the cells in a liquid bath and is then sprayed onto severe burns. Second and 3rd degree burns can typically take weeks to heal leaving the victim susceptible to infection, but with the gun, burns are healing within days. National Geographic is airing a feature on May 31st but has a preview of it on the video section of their website.