You might know eBay as the website where you can buy a rare NES game for a hundred grand, but the company also has its own barcode scanner, called RedLaser. It's been out on Android and iOS for a while, and now the company is bringing it to Google...
Anybody packing Google Glass will now have a good reason to wear them while shopping, since eBay-owned RedLaser has just released their eyewear-friendly version. Using the integrated camera or microphone on Google Glass, users can do...Show More Summary
Back in March 2013, eBay said it would start to work on applications for Google Glass — the idea being that the Android-powered, head-mounted computer could help consumers shop for things online and in the real world more seamlessly than pulling out your smartphone (and even less so, a full-fledged computer). Read More
“How does one sell wearable technology?” is a question the ad industry will have to answer at some point in the very near future as Google Glass makes the awkward transition from a virtual “punch me” sign to what those in the field call “a conversation piece.” Not all wearables are as in-your-face (literally) as Glass, though. Show More Summary
Do you remember when the Segway was first released way back in 2001? It generated a lot of buzz from heavyweights like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos, the media, and the general public. And why not? It is an easy to operate two-wheeled, self-balancing, battery-powered electric vehicle. Show More Summary
Given the hype around wearable technology like Google Glass, you might be surprised to learn that the wristwatch is still the most successful example of modern wearable tech. Over the past century, wearables have mostly been commercial failures. A new book from MIT Press explores this forgotten history. Read more...
Medical professionals say the device could be helpful, but patient privacy is still a concern.
No, the Recon Jet still isn't out yet, but its manufacturer has a few bits of news to share. For starters, the sports-minded heads up display's brain box is now angled slightly upward, which supposedly improves the display's viewing angle and camera...
There are only a few places in the world where you can try out Google Glass in person without having to plunk down $1500 to own one first — and on July 26th one of those places will be Boston, Massachusetts. The Google Glass road show is hitting up Boston later this month, camping out at the The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts for one day.
Co-authored by Justin Guay and Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club Yesterday, the Sierra Club and Center for American Progress (CAP) debuted a new documentary that highlights the vital role off-grid solar power is playing around the world, particularly in developing areas like Uttar Pradesh, India. Show More Summary
There’s no question that Google Glass is the ultimate geek toy right now, but are you really ready to spend $1,500 and fully embrace the “glasshole” lifestyle? Google this week said in an email to people who had previously expressedShow More Summary
Video newscast startup Watchup has officially launched on Android phones, joining existing apps on iOS, Android tablets and Google Glass. The app offers channels of news-related video content from a range of publishers. As you watch, Watchup learns what you like and compiles a daily newscast with recommended videos. Show More Summary
Will it catch on? Or is it the automotive equivalent of Google Glass?
Take that, glassholes.
Augmented reality company Blippar is on a mission to be the bridge between the physical and digital worlds. Today, the company took another step on that mission as it company showed off an early build of its augmented reality games running on Google Glass for the first time. Show More Summary
Shut up and take my lunch money!
Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Sierra Club Today, the Sierra Club and Center for American Progress (CAP) debuted a new documentary that highlights the vital role off-grid solar power is playing around the world, particularly in developing...Show More Summary