*+-Google is hyping up its Google Glass project by demonstrating how some popular apps would work on the heads-up display that’s part of Google’s wearable computing platform. The company has committed to launching its new Google Glass, which will usher in an entirely new form factor for running the free to use Android operating system, […]
*+-The idea behind Homeless Hotspot is simple and pretty smart, depending on your view. Advertising company BBH Labs, which is based out of New York, worked with a local homeless shelter in Austin, TX to provide some residents with a 4G mobile hotspot. The individuals then stand in strategic locations where SXSWi attendees might need some quick wireless access. All of the money goes directly to the homeless person with the hotspot.
*+-One of the promises of the social media age that hasn’t yet come to full realization is the idea that Facebook and twitter and Pinterest and all the rest will strengthen people’s real world connections as well as their digital ones. It’s always been possible to find like-minded people on the Internet, but finding them […]
*+-In a week the an influential tech savvy crowd will descend on the city of Austin for SXSW 2012, a music and tech event that is the birthplace, or coming of age, of hit new apps. While many are waiting for highlight, I think we might finally see the release of Instagram for android. (Update: Instagram for Android […]
*+-Despite rumors of a false start for a Google-developed social network called Circles, the Mountain View, California-based search giant is denying that Circles is launching, at least not at the South by Southwest Interactive digital conference in Austin, Texas this week. In an interview with All Things D, Google’s Chris Messina, who’s closely associated with […]
*+-Steve ““ChippyÃ¢â‚¬Â Paine, famous and infamous for his UMPCPortal, has put up a couple of posts on the Intel Software Network about his experiences at SXSW carrying and evangelizing a range of mobile devices. The first post talks about what gear he carried (he had quite a range of devices available to him) but the […]
*+-Looks like the South by Southwest conference (SXSW) is ready to kick off this weekend and Steve ““ChippyÃ¢â‚¬Â Paine and Jeff (would that be Mr.. Moriarty?) from Intel are showing off a range of MIDs and UMPCs that Jeff brought along. Steve calls it a ““disgusting array of MIDsÃ¢â‚¬Â in terms of numbers. Check out […]