You are in New York and need to find the nearest subway station, should you ask someone or look up for posted signs? Hell no! That is so country. The hip-crew folks whip out their uber-cool swanky iPhone 3G s and click on Acrossair’s app. With the added compass, the new iPhone allows developers like Acrossair to develop an augmented reality interface that melds our world with virtual data, something the G1 was doing for nearly a year now:
Now if we can only remove the awkardness of holding up a phone that broadcasts to everyone, “Hey I am a tourist, please jack my gear!” I must remind myself that I would be one of those out there spinning around with my phone doing just that.