There can be little doubt text messaging has resulted in a proliferation of pedestrian accidents with many a mobile and smart phone user forgetting to watch where they are going.
To help remedy the problem an iPhone application called Email 'n Walk has been developed, lifehacker reports.
The app overlays an email composition window in front of vision that shows what's directly in front of the iPhone. Check out a photo of the $1.19 app here.
On the topic of apps, it appears Apple could lose its stranglehold of these increasingly popular smart phone mini-programs.
Vodafone Europe has announced it intends to give developers the software they need to create applications for all of the phone types and operating systems its customers use.