Tuesday, December 9, 2008

An inclinometer for 99¢!

Technology is amazing. The new iPhone G3 contains three built-in accelerometers, accurate to 0.1º. For only 99¢ you can buy an app from the AppStore that will transform your iPhone into both a level bubble and an inclinometer. For those of you who aren't a surveyor or someone who needs to determine tilt (such as a geologist), once installed you can use it for hanging pictures or anywhere you'd need to level something. You can control the background color and even calibrate the device. The company's website is HERE. Here's what it looks like: