Android App Tackles Carbon Footprints – Green Inc. Blog – NYTimes.com

Android App Tackles Carbon Footprints

By JOE HUTSKO

While downloadable applications for the iPhone have enjoyed most of the spotlight since they began shipping, momentum is building for apps that run on the Google Android operating system, which drives the first retail Android device, T-Mobile’s G1.

One application to catch my eye is Ecorio, a carbon footprint calculator that taps into the G1’s GPS feature to track movement. Mode of travel choices include automobile, public transit and bicycle.

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  1.   1 Steffen Frost

    You can go green on the iPhone as well. We gave a talk on carticipation at the Silicon Valley iPhone Developers’ Meetup last week and posted the video on youtube here (recommend to watch in “high quality”:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaphdB6Wafs

    Carticipate is the first and only rideshare application on a location aware mobile platform.

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