“An iPhone case with a built-in bottle opener? That’s nothing new. It’s a whole category,” Harry McCracken reports for TIME Magazine. “But the creators of the $35 Intoxicase say that it’s the first one that comes with an app that uses the phone’s gyroscope to detect when you’ve opened a bottle, so it can tally up how many beers you’ve consumed.”
“The app has many features, most of which work even if you don’t have the case. A representative of Spicebox, the company behind intoxicase – spicebox LLCIntoxicase (free), told me that it ‘[balances] social with responsibility,’ which seems to be a way of saying that it’s for people who like to drink a lot of beer — it includes a intoxicase – spicebox LLCBottle-O-Meter that goes all the way to ‘Wasted’ and logs how much brew you’ve drunk in gallons — but also has a feature that lets you call a cab,” McCracken reports. “(Then again, it also has a feature that lets you find where you parked your car.)”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “GetmeOnTop” for the heads up.]