Social relationships-focused contacts app debuts its Early Access Program
Humin, a new social contact organizing app, has launched its Early Access Program for beta users today. The app aims to provide users with a more organic method of organizing contact information from one's standard address book and various social media accounts. Humin uses natural language for users to search for contacts by way of relationship to the user -- where they met, what job they hold, and more. Contacts appear on the app's main screen as "Recent and Suggested," and a search box lets the user find whomever they wish to get in touch with.
Netflix not iPad-only, 3rd-party iPad apps shown
Netflix has confirmed that it will launch a version of its mobile app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The company has already launched its iPad version but plans to export much of that experience to its smaller devices. Corporate Communications VP Steve Swasey didn't have a release date, but it should use the same direct H.264 streaming as for the tablet.
Sony Dash up for pre-sale, due April 15th
Sony has began taking pre-orders for its Dash Personal Internet Viewer and lists the projected ship date as April 15th. It's being described as a more functional version of the Chumby and can show news, play media and Facebook updates on its 7-inch touchscreen with 800x480 resolution. Perhaps most unique is its ability to download from a library of more than 1,500 free apps developed for the Chumby.