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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…

How I’d like to Fly

I arrive at the airport. At curbside, I drop my (to be checked) bags onto the conveyor belt. Takes 10 seconds. As I walk through the front door of the terminal, my smart phone rings and confirms the number and weight of my bags. It also gives me specific instructions how to get to my…

3D on PCs: Analyst Report

CNET reports: In a report on the Stereo 3D PC market, Jon Peddie Research argues that 1 million 3D PCs will ship in 2010 and surge to 75 million units by 2014. Simply put, 3D will become a standard feature in your PC in four years.

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…

The Last Screen

I was thinking the other day how Apple now has a contiguous line of screen sizes from 30 inches down to just a couple of inches (Desktop Mac, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, iPod nano). They don't do TVs, so there is still room at the large end. But they have all other sizes covered. So if…