Last week Neil Armstrong passed away. He was part of an era in which innovation truly thrived. Profoundly back in 1969 he said “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” . The space race drove innovation and invention. There were so many spin-offs, especially in technology.
Fast forward more than forty years later, we have a jury of nine, ruling pinch to zoom, and icons in a grid are the invention of Apple. Sad.
What a sad sad week for mankind.
Recently Nokia rolled out a couple of updates for Lumia owners including an OS update that provides tethering support for Lumia 800’s, and some cool camera extras that provides a great group photo merge. Nokia also released a “Contacts Share” application that provides vcard support for sharing contacts.
Install Nokia’s Contact Share, and next time someone sends you a vcard attachment you can simply open it and select to add it to your contacts. There’s other contacting sharing apps out there, but this is the first one I’ve seen that adds vcard attachment support. The app doesn’t integrate completely into the People hub, but it’s the next best thing.
You might have trouble locating the app in the windows phone market place: it was released in June. Here’s the direct link: