If you thought texting and driving was a dangerous combination, wait till you hear about texting and walking! Yes, while it isn’t as risky as texting and driving, texting and walking has its own risks: bumping into lamp posts, tripping on the stairs and getting hit by a car are just a few of the potential risks. The greatest countermeasure against this is, of course, to simply not text and walk but not everyone is willing to do that. Keeping that in mind, a new app called Transparent Screen has been released on Android that lets you see through your device’s screen for potential obstacles that you may come across while walking on the streets. Check it out after the jump.

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