google io 2014 keynote (21 of 41)

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.

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Madman.com.au

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.”<...

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Patent Bolt

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...