Tag: Google

Emerging tech: Chromecast

It’s been a crazy busy month, I totally missed the Chromecast announcement. Earlier this month, Google announced a new product called Chromecast. It’s less than revolutionary, but there are several compelling reasons to keep your eye… or even purchase this little device.

Let’s be clear though, the Chromcast is no Apple TV. In it’s current state, it will not replace your Apple TV. However, you might want one of these things for other reasons. Let’s take a look at what it does.

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Augmented reality glasses: coming soon

I saw this today on a bajillion people’s facebook feeds.

Sure, there are many downsides to this kind of technology. With these, we’ll become the multi-tasking addicts we’re already becoming comfortable with as it is. However, if you look around, most people are wandering around the city goofing off with their phone, looking for directions, checking in and listening to music… these augmented reality glasses just put it all on a more convenient screen.

Here’s what I’m seeing though. Remember when the bluetooth headsets became really popular and everyone was talking hands free as they walked down the street. It quickly became a social turn-off.

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My iPad prediction

Okay, two months ago I posted my thoughts on the iPad after the announcement. It seems like this device was a lot more appealing before people knew exactly what it would be like. It’s the butt of a lot of jokes. I’ve...

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Recent innovations

Wow, so many really great innovation products and services launched today. What a great time to be alive! Forget the iPad, TechCrunch launches the CrunchPad. It requires a little work on your end, but...

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App of the week: Google Docs

You should have expected this from me, right? At times I’m still puzzled when I encounter people who haven’t yet used Google docs. I know it’s not the only or the first online/collaborative tool for documents,...

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The Google Empire

Jonathan Cliff sent me this video yesterday. He sent it to me probably because he knows I love Google so much and probably because he likes to pick on me for being a nerd about things the end of this video illustrates....

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