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Google Goggles Everywhere

Lots of speculation that Google will come out with electronically enhanced glasses by year's end. They will supposedly contain a camera (so they see what you see) and a heads-up projector (so they can modify what you see) Here are some of the more "interesting" (frightening!) scenarios that this would enable, like: Look through things…

I Want … iPhoneTV

Take the iPhone, but replace the screen with a 40 inch HDTV screen and put it in your living room. What do you get? a TV a high-quality speakerphone bypassing the telcos a live window to grandma ("HDTV videoconferencing in your living room") a stereo a movie rental kiosk a game console Now, next time…

The Fundamental Remaking of Several Industries

@parislemon neatly summarized today's news about H-P getting out of the PC business: HP To Apple: You Win. I hope he meant more than tablets, because the victory of the Apple model is much broader. Just a few days ago, Google caused a major earthquake with the announcement that it would acquire Motorola, one of…

Gluecon: Why The iPad Is Important

Interesting take and very consistent with my series of posts on how computing is moving all around us: I truly believe that the models of human-computer interaction (”HCI”) that all of us grew up with are going to change dramatically in the next 3, 5, 7, 10 years. ... the iPad is such an important…

Unlimited Free Client-Side Storage

So far I've looked at devices with which we'll interact with information in 2020. Now I'm changing gears to look at the backend. Fry's is selling Terabyte hard drives for $69.99 this week. A Terabyte is, give or take, a billion pages of text, or a million books. An entire library. Or a month's worth…