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Technology news at Amazon includes talks of a smartphone

Technology news at Amazon includes talks of a smartphone

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The company has revealed that it is on the edge of a release of a new mobile device in the second half of 2014. According to the participants in a briefing regarding Amazon’s plans, that company intends to make massive technology news in the second half of this year by taking its first steps into the smartphone market. This has the potential to shake up the industry a little bit and knock Samsung … Read entire article »

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Wearable tech: is it already obsolete due to embeddable implants?

Wearable tech: is it already obsolete due to embeddable implants?

With everything from password pills to electronic throat tattoos, some people may be open to a sci-fi future. Just as wearable tech such as smartwatches and augmented reality glasses, among others, have started to truly take off, it looks as though an even smaller and more “wearable” form of device has been developed in the form of embeddable implants. Biohackers are coming up with devices that can be worked into the body instead of worn as an … Read entire article »

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Google Glass opens its sales to anyone in the U.S. tomorrow only

Google Glass opens its sales to anyone in the U.S. tomorrow only

On Tuesday, alone, these augmented reality glasses will be available for sale to Americans. Google Glass will now become available for sale to people in the United States only, starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, for that single day, in a sales tactic that can be compared to those utilized by used car dealerships. The availability of the device was made on the company’s Google+ account in the form of a post. The company has stated that this … Read entire article »

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Wearables will be owned by 1 in 5 people by August

Wearables will be owned by 1 in 5 people by August

According to a recent study, a fifth of people aged 17 to 75 years will soon have one of these devices. This year, wearables are making a tremendous splash, as devices from fitness bands, to smartwatches and from augmented reality glasses to smart jewelry, and a recent study has indicated that by August of this year, one in every five people between the ages of 17 and 75 years in Australia will own at least one … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology now comes in the form of a skin patch

Wearable technology now comes in the form of a skin patch

This latest entry into mobile health is an electronic piece that wirelessly sends data to a phone or PC. A new form of wearable technology is now on its way into the mobile health industry, in the form of an electronic skin patch that will track a number of different medical indicators that will then be wirelessly transmitted to either a computer or a smartphone. This represents the very latest in mobile health tech and medical tracking … Read entire article »

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Mobile platform with the greatest stability is Android 4.4 KitKat

Mobile platform with the greatest stability is Android 4.4 KitKat

A new set of analytics has contradicted the reports that suggest that the operating system is unstable. A company called Crittercism has released the results of its analytics, which have suggested that – despite the fact that the media has been continually reporting on the instability of the Android 4.4 KitKat mobile platform – that operating system is actually considerably more stable than its main alternative. Those bug reports make the Android operating system seem less stable … Read entire article »

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Smartwatch by Will.i.am to be launched in July

Smartwatch by Will.i.am to be launched in July

The musician claims that this wearable technology will allow calls to be made without a smartphone. Will.i.am has now announced that he will be releasing his own smartwatch in July, that will give its wearers the ability to make calls, access Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and perform a range of other functions without requiring the use of a smartphone. The musician and reality show judge is already in the mobile market in the form of flashy iPhone … Read entire article »

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New mobile app aims to promote mobile commerce among local businesses

New mobile app aims to promote mobile commerce among local businesses

Mobile commerce app launches in Palo Alto, California A new mobile app has been released in Palo Alto, California, that aims to make it possible for local businesses to better engage mobile consumers. People are beginning to shop on their mobile devices more frequently, and some have taken to shopping online over visiting physical stores. Retailers are having to adapt to this change in consumer behavior by embracing mobile commerce and providing consumers with mobile-centric services … Read entire article »

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Google Glass trademark application declined by USPTO

Google Glass trademark application declined by USPTO

The technology giant was hoping to call its wearable technology device simply “Glass”. Although currently well recognized as Google Glass, the company behind these augmented reality wearables has been aiming to be able to change the name simply to “Glass” on its own. However, it has now run into considerable opposition which may force it to have to change its path. In order to be able to use the single word instead of the complete name of Google … Read entire article »

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