Google Glass is in its infancy, so our job right now is to imagine what could be. It opens our minds up for critical thought, and all great things start with that. Right now it’s fairly benign technology, but what could the future bring? If we open our minds a bit and explore the possibilities... this Google Glass thing is scary good.
Microsoft releases HelpBridge to assist people during natural disasters (with video)
During a crisis or a natural disaster, it's all about getting people the help they need and, if you're one of the victims, receiving help until the worst is over. Microsoft is helping people get connected with HelpBridge.
Windows Phone 8 hidden feature: “Windows installation disc”
But since it's still the weekend in various parts of the world, we're going to wear our funny hats today and briefly check out Windows Phone 8 and a hidden feature that's certainly not available on other mobile OSes.
Will Nokia make the big move to Android? Still possible, says CEO Stephen Elop
A few days ago we learned that Samsung has withdrawn its FRAND patent-based cases against Apple in Europe, but also that the European commission will still investigate the company’s use of standard essential 3G patents in such lawsuits against competitors.
As we all know, the mobile landscape is stiff with competing ecosystems. With Android and Apple leading the way, Windows is intent on making a strong showing. Amazon has their own ecosystem, but can something so tightly controlled be a long-term success? While we may never see a truly dominant ecosystem, the new battleground that is mobile will be a vital one to gain the lead.
Google wants to take 90% of Office users away from Microsoft
It looks like Google has some big plans for its online competitor to Microsoft's popular Office suite. Google's VP and head of Enterprise, Amit Singh, has revealed that his company aims to get a huge chunk of market for its online suite of Office.