Category archive: Google

First Google Glass units roll off production line as technical specs and companion app emerge

First Google Glass units roll off production line as technical specs and companion app emerge

Google Glass is the realization of every tech nerd’s dream, a computer you wear on your face which displays and captures information of the world around you. Glass is widely viewed as the next step towards a world in which we’re connected on a near 24/7 basis, with information constantly being streamed to our retinas…

Google unifying chat under Babel moniker?

Google unifying chat under Babel moniker?

If recent leaks are to be believed, Google is working on unifying its chat services under the moniker Babel. The project would bring together Google’s Talk application, Google+ chat, Gmail chat, providing a consistent experience across Android and iOS devices initially, with a potential move to other mobile platforms in the future. ¬†Google Voice has…

With Chromebook Pixel, Google loses sight of the Chrome OS market

With Chromebook Pixel, Google loses sight of the Chrome OS market

Today, Google announced the Chromebook Pixel, and on paper at least, the Pixel is a beautiful laptop. It features a 12.85″ touch screen display with a brilliant 2,560 x 1,700 resolution. That’s over 4 million pixels and a whopping 239 PPI, much akin to that of Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro line. There’s 4GB of RAM,…

Through the looking glass: Google Glass comes to life with new video, website

Through the looking glass: Google Glass comes to life with new video, website

By all accounts, I’m a Google Glass skeptic. While I find wearable technologies such as smartwatches, fitness bands, and other minimally connected devices extremely useful, the thought of being continually connected to a device over a body part through which we process an incomprehensible amount of information already seems to be overkill. I can’t shake…

Is Project Glass the future of wearable computing?

Is Project Glass the future of wearable computing?

We already gave you a glimpse into the wearables market,¬†which seems poised to explode in 2013. Watches, bracelets and clippable gizmos of various shapes and sizes will serve as the building blocks for the wearables market over the next year or two, with some analysts predicting the market for these devices to top $1.5 billion…

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