Posts Tagged ‘Google Glass’

You May Soon Need to Install a Thermostat or Fridge Adblocker

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

This article provides a perfect explanation as to why I’ll never buy Google Glasses or a Chromebook …

Ads, they are everywhere on the Internet, on television, radio, on the street and in magazines. One safe haven remains, and that is your home, provided that you are not browsing the Internet, watching TV, listening to radio or reading magazines. That’s about to change though if Google gets its way. In a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission, sent in December but disclosed yesterday, it confirmed that it had plans to bring advertisement to “refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses, watches” and other devices and locations a few years from now.

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Gaze Tracking System is a Creepy Google (Glass) Patent

Monday, August 19th, 2013

This sounds like a great feature for those who enjoy having a marketing research analyst looking over their shoulder 24/7.

If you don’t have to pay for a service, it’s usually your information that’s used to create revenue for that service. Nowadays, even paid services or devices may come with advertisements. Microsoft’s Xbox One will ship with dashboard ads, and it is likely that Google Glass will too.

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Google Glass, Nexus Q, Nexus Tablet Overview

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

As if texting while driving wasn’t a big enough problem already, next we’ll be dealing with drivers who are too lost in their Google glasses to pay attention to the road.

If you did not have time to watch the Google I/O keynote, nor the time to read through the myriads of news that every tech site and many others posted about the devices and technologies introduced during the keynote, then this short to the point overview of what happened may be to get you on a par with people who did spend the time.

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