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ShelfLook App – Save Your Neck!

As of May 1st, there is an app available from Azymous Interactive that allows users browsing bookstore shelves to not crane their necks to read spine titles. It’s called ShelfLook, and this is version 1.0, so coming improvements are likely. From the web site:

“Do you hate turning your neck sideways to read book titles at libraries and bookstores? Or scrunching down as well to view lower shelves? With ShelfLook, those days are over!

ShelfLook is a wonderfully useful and unique application that lets you look at bookstore, library, and video shelves without twisting your neck and bending downwards to read titles.

* Just launch ShelfLook and walk along the shelves looking through your iPhone or iPod Touch.
* Books & other shelf items are now readable without having to tilt sideways.
* Use the handy light feature for a brighter view. (iPhones only)

You can use the “record” feature to record the contents of lower shelves, then play back the contents without having to bend downwards. After a little practice, you’ll be a pro!”

I couldn’t find word on whether it was available for the Android. Is this a real problem for people? Is this an app you would use and find useful?

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