3 Local Tech Launches We're Hyped About!

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You know the deal, folks. Every day, hundreds of apps, updates, and tech-related merch are being crunched out in droves (and mostly from our own Bay Area backyard). To help you make sense of it all, we've filtered through last week's top tap-tastic launches to bring you this hot trio of brand-spankin'-new products. Get ready to get wired.
DODOcase for Kindle
Still prefer the Kindle over the iPad? Luckily, DODOcase understands where you're coming from. And now the storied iPad-case maker is outfitting your Kindle Fire in high style with the DODOcase for Kindle Fire case. Not only will it allow you to fold your tiny e-reader backwards and into a stand for your reading pleasure, it is also a stunner, fashioned into a sleek old-time-y book and marked with the prideful words, "Carved in San Francisco." Brill!
DODOcase for Kindle, $44.95, available at DODOcase.
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SF Film Spots
Forget IMDB. Forget Yelp. Your iPhone can now connect you and other cinema junkies to S.F.'s gorgeous film history. Using GPS-mapping and user-generated content, you can track more than 230 flicks shot in more than 840 locations all over our fair city with the new SF Film Spots app, which was randomly launched by Mayor Ed Lee. Along with film facts, scene-per-location breakdown views, and interactive maps, residents and tourists can now experience S.F. in an awesome, new way. More like this all over the U.S. please!
SF Film Spots Movie App, $2.99, available at the App Store. (Link)
Hipstamatic Foodie SnapPak
iPhone-toting foodies, prepare to feast your fingers on the brand-new Foodie SnapPak on your Hipstamatic app. It comes with The Loftus, named after English food photo artist David Loftus whom Hipstamatic collaborated with to create a macro lens that takes shots with a crisp, clear center and blurred edges, perfect for those of you who like to snap a pic of your grub before you chow down. The pack also comes with the D.C. Film and the Tasty Pop Flash to pair your Loftus food blogging experience with. Yum.
Foodie SnapPak Lens, Flash, and Film, $0.99, available at the Hipstamatic App on the iPhone.
Photo: Courtesy of Hipstamatic and DODOcase
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