Google Glass = Segway?

June 28, 2012

Remember the Segway? It was supposed to revolutionize walking. Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs loved the idea, saying neighborhoods could be designed around it. But now their biggest spokesperson is uber-nerd Woz using it for polo.

On The Nexus 7

June 28, 2012

Google also announced the Nexus 7, a 7 inch Android tablet. It actually looks like a decent device with a nice price of $199. Which puts it in direct comparison with Amazon’s Kindle Fire, currently at the exact same price point and about the same dimensions.

On Google Vs. Everyone

June 28, 2012

Om Malik outlines how Google is taking on pretty much every big tech company out there, simultaneously. Totally agree.

Shock Therapy

June 27, 2012

Already scratching my head over the dubious value of wearable computing, here’s something called foc.us, a headband device that delivers something called “transcranial Direct Current Stimulation” that’s supposed to help you concentrate – or something. But of course with a snazzy website and Google Glass making early adopters seriously debate the value of wearable computing – hey, hands-free shock therapy may be a killer feature.

More On Google I/O

June 27, 2012

Alright, thoughts on the rest of the Google I/O presentation.