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Burger; Fries & Ride?

Google’s patent of ‘ad-tech’ linking a restaurant discount with a free taxi-ride could be the next significant step for location-based search becoming more ubiquitous (as well as jump-starting NFC towards getting commercial / consumer acceptance and application). (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/DVhaZt

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Chrome-gate?

A bug discovered in Chrome – yet to be patched – for a browser with roughly 15% of total marketshare presently allows for electronic-eavesdropping of conversations – even when not using a / the / your computer! (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/oIODBx

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Highway Star?

Nobody’s gonna take my… Perhaps the very first Trivial Pursuit subject regarding wearable technology (or, Google Glass at the very least) as a San Diego woman was found not guilty for driving while wearing said technology. Let the copy-catting begin… … Continue reading

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‘Glass’ Integration.

Hyundai’s planned integration of Google Glass into their next-generation of automobiles is another sign that wearable technology continues to come of age / move towards becoming more ubiquitous, etc. Nevertheless, let’s hope that said step will not be another distraction … Continue reading

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Framework.

While the focus (up until this point in time) has largely been on what the ‘hardware’ (i.e., actual glasses might look like) enclosed is a sketch / an outline of potentially how the actual applications that one might employ with … Continue reading

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Budget?

It’s good to see Motorola continue to turn the corner with their latest Moto Smartphone offering (especially one that’s unlocked amongst a number of other nice features). (Source) Value Walk: http://goo.gl/kTKcoJ

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Clampdown.

The continued / on-going pressure on Google to ‘erase’ critical / unflattering, etc. data whereas Public Officials are called into question is yet another example of the Orwellian NSA-era that’s gripping much of (the current) public discourse (or lack thereof … Continue reading

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Google Trends (2013).

What the USA’s (and the world’s) searching for… Underwhelming (arguably) best sums up America’s current online search trends… (Source) Google: http://goo.gl/jrddKk

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Walk This Way.

Google’s acquisition of Boston Dynamics (maker of ‘crazy’ walking robots) could be an indication that the firm is planning to use said technology within a suite of offerings with Google Glass. (Source) PC Magazine: http://goo.gl/jiuq3p

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No ‘Glass’ Allowed…

Going to Lost Lake Lounge (near Atlanta?) If so, leave your Google Glass(es) behind when visiting. (Source) Newsy: http://goo.gl/nzKr7J

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