Google Glass is one of those products that’s definitely cool, but that is struggling to find the popularity it deserves in the market. Reviewers have struggled to like it, mainly because of how useful it can and can’t be, and those who have tried it recently after it went on public beta find it awkward to achieve public etiquette through it. Google definitely needs to do more than just sell this product, and that’s what the company just did with its new hire.
Google has appointed Ivy Ross as the new head of Google Glass. This would be her first position at [...]
Google Glass is still one of those products that many of us want to love, but that isn’t really reaching the appeal that Google would want from it. So far, it’s a product that’s cool to have, but that hasn’t proven to be quite useful since you can only interact with it through your voice in limited ways. The cool thing is to see developers hard at work in giving Glass the extra functionality it needs, and today we see its first keyboard.
The Minuum keyboard has proven to be quite the thing for Android. It’s a complete paradigm shift in the way keys [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how Android is getting closer to true voice control. Then we cover the rumors of HTC building new colors for the One M8. Samsung then takes the spotlight as we hear more details on its Galaxy S5 mini. A leaked video then shows us what to expect from the iPhone 6 in a dummy that was built from the leaked schematics. We end today’s show talking about a recent teardown of Google Glass to reveal its astonishing low cost.
All this and more after the break.
Stories: – Android gets closer to voice-controlled phone [...]
Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google’s at-home Glass trial program, and how this might push the platform. Apple follows the news as the company is reportedly working with Shazam to add more iOS 8 functionality. HTC is next as it seems the company is planning to bring optical zoom to smartphones in the future. HTC also makes headlines because the company apparently hired a Samsung marketing guru to push the One line-up. We end today’s show talking about Google’s probable plans to bring us a more affordable Nexus smartphone.
All this and [...]