Makego is a new iPhone app from interaction artist and designer, Chris O’Shea that turns your iPhone / iPod Touch into a toy vehicle.

The app is basically a little animation of a top-down view of a racing car, ice-cream van or a boat. You make a vehicle in paper, LEGO, etc. and then put the iPhone it it to add the driver character, animation and sounds. Colours, etc. can be customized and when you move the vehicle around, the motion sensors in the iPhone trigger sounds, such as the racing car engine roaring. See the video for more.

Open Frameworks on the iPhone

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Mouth Off

Audio interaction. It’s one of the first things I show my students when teaching them about input beyond the keyboard and mouth mouse …

Gruber on iPhone-Likeness

Good piece from John Gruber on iPhone-Likeness and why many developers don’t get it when it comes to creating apps that feel iPhone-like: …