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Monday, 12 August 2013 17:25

Youtube coming to Google Glass


Google's smart glasses in the current phase are ideal for taking photos and video, but so far have not proved suitable for their viewing. When Google started shipping the first copies of the developer version of glasses to developers and users that had preordered it, they wanted to get as much feedback possible,based on which it would be easier to move in the right direction, which leads to release of the final version of Google Glass, which is expected during the 2014.

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Monday, 05 August 2013 21:50

Google Glass improves your driving skills


Sahas Katta one of the developers of Google Glass said he has become a better driver thanks to Google and their glasses. Katta is the author of the GlassTesla applications for car Tesla Model S.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2013 21:46

Recon Jet smart glasses


The Company Recon Instruments has launched their smart glasses called Recon Jet equipped with dual core ARM Cortex-A9 procesor running at 1 GHz, 1 GB of DDR2 SDRAM, 8 GB of Flash Memory, various sensors like accelerometer, gyro, magnetometer, pressure sensor, sensor for altitude, thermometer .

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Thursday, 27 June 2013 20:07

Anti Google Glass glasses


Japanese scientists Isao Echizen from the National Institute of Informatics and his colleague Seiichi Gohshi from Kogakuin University, believe that the Google Glass and smart surveillance cameras with computer algorithms that allow for face recognition in the future play a major role in the withdrawal of the last havens of our privacy, and therefore began to develop a system that would successfully fight against it last year.

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Sunday, 02 June 2013 16:24

Google Glass wont have face recognition


Google on their official blog released some details about the Google Glass glasses and privacy protection. Many have rightly begun to wonder how will the mass distribution of Glass, when glasses are commercially available, affect the privacy of people in everyday life.

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 20:19

Cook on Apple's future and wearable computers


Speaking at a conference D11 of the website AllThingsD, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, said that the company is definitely not losing its "cool" factor, and rejected suggestions that they are losing the war on the market for mobile operating systems because their number of devices sold was convincingly surpassed by Android .

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In our second installment on wearable computing we will talk about why the timing is right for a new class of device and the steps that have been taking to bring them to the market. As we mentioned in part one we have been moving toward more portable yet functional forms of mobile computing. Along the way we go through a two distinct steps while these products get smaller. Step one is the companion or connected device and step two is the move to make these smaller product stand on their own.

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Wearable computers have been a dream of many for a long time. The idea of this type of device goes much farther back than the computer itself and can been seen in comics and science fiction movies and books. Some examples of the gadgets are Dick Tracy’s two-way communicator wrist watch, Michael Knight’s Communicator/Computer watch from the TV Series Knight Rider and of Course Buzz Lightyear’s wrist computer. Ok so that last one was not really a good example, but you can see that there is no shortage of examples out there. Still, even with these examples we have not really reached the level where we have true wearable computing; we are getting close and some of the devices that are out on the market are impressive, but we are not there just yet.

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Sunday, 28 April 2013 21:56

New insights on Google Glass


Developers and other lucky ones who got the first copies of the Google Glass on testing revealed more details about this interesting gadget. Among them is Jay Lee, who with the help of Liam McLaughlin managed to find the USB debugging options of Glass and connect them to computer via Android ADB.

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According to analyst firm ChangeWave survey, every fifth respondent would buy the Apple watch. Of course, provided that the device is introduced first. The survey was conducted in March on 1713 people in the U.S.

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