Rob Coneybeer

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  • Eye-Fi Mobi Delivers Photos From Your Camera To The Cloud | One Lap

    The rise of smartphone cameras decimated the entry-level digital camera market. In contrast, sales of DSLR and other high-end cameras have thrived. High-end cameras provide interchangeable lenses and have the raw performance demanded by serious photographers but, unlike the quality cameras being built in to nearly every smartphone, still don’t have good solutions for transferring… Read More

  • RelayRides Challenges the Sharing Economy | OneLap

    RelayRides Challenges the Sharing Economy | OneLap

    Sharing economy companies like RelayRides are a lot harder to build than they appear. They’re similar to peer-to-peer product marketplaces, but transactions are based on temporary usage rather than an exchange of physical ownership – which adds significant complexity. Scheduling, insurance, dispute resolution and pricing are some of the elements that need to be considered. For… Read More

  • One Lap: The Orange Chef Preps At Full Speed

    Every industry is ripe for disruption, and food preparation is no exception. Traditional recipes are static and driven by standard portion sizes. With experience, a good chef knows how to properly modify recipes according to objectives of taste and healthiness. But this process today is driven by intuition based on years of experience cooking and learning what works and what doesn’t. Read More

  • Ubooly Cuddly Learning For Kids | One Lap

    Ubooly Cuddly Learning For Kids | One Lap

    Carly Gloge and her team at Ubooly are pioneering a new product category – interactive toys that leverage the capabilities of modern smartphones. I’ve always been intrigued by Ubooly, because their initial products convert commodity, widely available smartphones into fun and accessible toys for children. With well-written software and clever case design, Ubooly uses smartphone… Read More

  • Narrative’s Clip-On Camera | One Lap

    In this week’s episode of One Lap, Martin Källström of Narrative joined me at Thunderhill Raceway. I met Martin earlier this year while he was visiting San Francisco from Sweden. During our meeting he asked me for suggestions on how to spend a Saturday in the Bay Area. I immediately suggested that he join me at Thunderhill the next day. I neglected to mention that Thunderhill had… Read More

  • One Lap With Circa’s Matt Galligan

    One Lap With Circa’s Matt Galligan

    In the first installment of One Lap, Matt Galligan joined me at Thunderhill Raceway to talk about his mobile news application, Circa. I first met Matt in Boulder, Colo., in early 2010 shortly after he started SimpleGeo, an infrastructure provider for location-aware applications. A few years later, he sold SimpleGeo and founded Circa. Along the way, he’s learned a lot of lessons about… Read More