Google has its own vision for wearable computing that locks you into their ecosystem. How about an open specification for wearable human interface devices instead?
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Products like Google Glass will face numerous adoption challenges because they present issues in any number of social situations where privacy or desire to be "off the record" is most cherished.
There are a number of features I'd like to see in the consumer release of Google Glass. One in particular is needed to give those not using these advanced lifelogging headsets some peace of mind.
Glass has now been 'jailbroken' with a well-documented exploit. So what can you (or others) do with a hacked headset? Apparently, a whole lot.
Samsung's launch of the Galaxy S4 appears to have received a very cool reception by initial reviewers. But does this indicate an overall trend acknowledging market saturation and the height of evolution for the basic functionality of the smartphone?
What happens if we progress to a culture dominated by augmented reality and lifelogging?
Lifelogging augmented-reality devices such as Glass are eventually going to become commonly used technologies. But what are the cultural and sociological implications?
Gartner's and IDC's first quarter 2013 PC sales numbers look bad, but we shouldn't be surprised because we saw this coming nearly two years ago. Welcome to the Cenozoic era, Cretaceans.
You think Google's Android OS is hopelessly fragmented now? This is just the beginning.
A pandemic in Asia, war in the Koreas, or a combination of these would create absolute chaos in the technology industry.