With Android Wear offering up contextual notifications in appealing form factors, is it too late for Google Glass to have an impact on the world of wearables?
As exciting as it was to see Android L in action, and hear about some of Google’s plans for TV and auto, there were plenty of other things on our wish list that got no keynote love.
In the midst of Google’s IO keynote, Runtastic has stepped in and announced they will support some of Google’s most innovative products and platforms.
In the future, Google could serve ads on objects as diverse as refrigerators, thermostats, and car dashboards. Seemingly confirming the concerns that some Nest users raised when Google announced it would buy the smart thermostat company, Mountain View told the FCC that it could put ads, well, everywhere.
In a huge step forward for Google’s Glass, starting today, as an open beta, anyone in the US can purchase Glass Explorer Edition, as long as Google has them in stock.
Great news for anyone waiting for an official retail release of Google Glass, it shouldn’t cost you $1500. According to a recent teardown, TechInsights says the value of physical parts to build Google Glass is a mere $79.78.
Wearable technology faces a few challenges, and it might not be quite as easy for devices like smartwatches and smart glasses to gain mass acceptance. Wearability concerns can be broken down into these challenges: physical and cultural and financial.
The Korean Intellectual Property Office recently published Samsung’s patent application for an earphone that seems to be a compact Bluetooth headset and smart glass rolled... into one whose shape quickly calls to mind a familiar object in Dragon Ball Z — the scouter.
Samsung’s patent application referred to the device as simply the “Earphone.”<...
Today only, Google Glass is available to any U.S. based consumer interested in buying it for $1500. Should you make the purchase?
Earlier this year, Google introduced a “smart” contact lens that can help monitor a person’s blood sugar by testing the user’s tears. Not stopping there,... the company has submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) its patent application for another “smart” contact lens. This time, it’s designed to help the visu...