The text message celebrates its 25th birthday after first SMS was sent

Friends sending text message with smartphone

The world’s first SMS was sent in 1992, having been sent from a computer to Vodaphone network. Twenty five years ago, British engineer Neil Papworth sent the world’s very first text message. Papworth sent the message from a computer to a cell phone on the Vodaphone network. The mobile phone belonged to Richard Jarvis, who was the director of Vodaphone in 1992. The first SMS text message was quite short and reflected the time of year in which it was sent, stating simply: “Merry Christmas.” According to Papworth, the text…

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Augmented reality returns to Google Glass

Google glass augmented reality glasses wearable technology

Google may be using augmented reality after all Google has been relatively silent concerning its Project Glass in recent months. The company has faced significant criticism since suggesting last year that Google Glass will not actually support augmented reality. Given that augmented reality was billed as one of the most important aspects of Google Glass,  the possibility that the glasses would not make use of the technology garnered the company some backlash with consumers. Google has released a new video that shows off the user interface of Google Glass, suggesting…

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