Windows Phone 7 supports running apps and doing bigger data transfers when it’s connected to WiFi and a battery charger. It would be great to have Folding@Home running then! Sure the phone isn’t all that powerfull but it would have a good spread of users if it couldn’t run as a mobile app.
Do you ever get the feeling that the taxi you took didn’t go the shortest route? Sure it could be because of traffic or road work, but you still wonder if he’s taking a longer road than necessary. And why wouldn’t you? The driver gets paid by kilometer after all!
The idea would be to have an app that you start when the taxi starts, and then stop when you’ve arrived at the location. It would then plot out the route on a map, with some stats as time taken and lenght “driven”. It would also plot out the Google Map route so you can compare.
How do you feel? Are you feeling better than yesterday? Than last week? Are you overall feeling increasingly better? Is there some part of your life you would like to improve? Or maybe, should improve?
In psychology it’s common with questionares the patients have to fill in at an intervall. For regular people a simple app would suffice. All it needs is a simple tap to save the mood.
The mood, or well being, could be distributed along several axis, like a radar chart. Then once in a while you could check a summary type screen which shows how you’ve been progressing through time. It could be various line charts, or just animate a radar chart. It could even email you the status every week if you want.