This isn't an endorsement. I've never laid a fingerprint on an iPhone. But if you have an iPhone and you need a ride — maybe you could afford gas until you started paying those monthy iPhone bills — maybe you'd like to check out an iPhone app called Carticipate.
It's for finding a rider, or a ride, on the fly. It's either the next big thing or the next goofy thing, or both.
“It’s a new wrinkle on ride-sharing, which basically is mobile
and location-aware," Steffen Frost of somewhere in California, one of the creators of Carticipate, said by voice mail.
"Since the phone is location-aware, it already knows where you’re at. You just say where you’re going and it broadcasts that." ...