New reports out of Korea indicate that Samsung is gearing up to enter the wearable glasses scene as early as this September at the IFA technology show in Berlin. The device is set to launch with the not-so imaginative name Gear Glass.
Yesterday Yahoo announced that it was buying Blink, the instant messaging service that lets users determine how long their messages will last before they self-destruct. Question is, has Yahoo already started the timer on Blink?
It is being called the ‘right to be forgotten’ by some folks, others are calling it censorship and Google is calling it ‘unfortunate.’ Yesterday the European Court of Justice ruled that Google must remove links to old stories about people if they ask.
There have been a number of posts and articles about the rumors that Apple will introduce split-screen multitasking to iOS 8 at their upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Some say this is a good thing while others are a bit more skeptical.
Last week Cogent CEO Dave Schaeffer testified in front of a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable and he said that Comcast is the one who should be paying for connectivity not the other way round.
BlackBerry has announced that they are launching a new inexpensive smartphone in Indonesia. Dubbed the Z3 (Jakarta Edition) BlackBerry is hoping the new phone will help keep the company afloat just a bit longer.
According to Julia White, general manager of Microsoft's Office Division, the Office for iPad app has been downloaded about 27 million times. Apparently Apple users do actually want to do more with their devices than just play music or paint pretty pictures.
General Motors has just announced pricing plans for their new 4G LTE-equipped cars. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu will be the first of a fleet of more than 30 GM models that will come with a 4G LTE connection powered by AT&T this year.
French drone maker Parrot has announced a new drone will be buzzing through the skies by the end of the year. The new model called Bebop will sport a 14 megapixel HD video camera, 8GB of flash memory, built-in GPS, Oculus Rift support, and more.
This past weekend the somewhat geeky Google Glass went on sale at the Players Championship PGA event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Google hosted a modest retail display and offered the wearable devices for $1500.
There has been a bit of buzz today about a seemingly stupid patent awarded to Amazon by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent describes ways of taking pictures of subjects or products on a white background. In honor of Amazon we've decided to launch The first-ever TG Daily stupid patent contest!
A US appeals court today decided that Oracle Corp. can try yet again to sue Google Inc. based on the idea that Google copied bits of the Java programming language to develop the Android operating system.