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Apple Gets Hardcore About Its Hobbies | TechCrunch
[from version 1 to 2, 3, 4 ] The iPad wasn’t versatile enough for business. The iPhone camera wasn’t sharp enough for photographers. And none of Apple’s products were fast enough for die hard gamers. Until today. [ more and more extension of you, part of you, you, ... unthinkable to live without it ... remote control for your life, that thing where your life happens now, partially on the screen/inside. away from the gadget factors which still had friction. now less and less friction. ]
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september 2015 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Google Glass - a fascinating failure?
I am still excited by the promise of wearable computers, and convinced that this is a trend that will go mainstream at some point in the next five years. But that will depend on powerful pervasive networks and devices that are both attractive to wear and so easy to use that you forget that you have them on.
Wearable  computing  Wearables  Google  Glass  Beats  Headphones  Headphones  Apple  Smartwatch  Internet  of  Things  Google  Nest  Labs 
may 2014 by asterisk2a
Wearable Computing Is Here: Get Ready to Look Ridiculous
An Awkward Moment, But Still a Pivotal Era

Even if it's awkward, we're entering a new and important era in human-machine interaction. Wearable computing joins voice control and gesture-based interfaces in revolutionizing how people interact with data, services and content.

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/google-i-o-google-demos-glasses-in-amazing-skydiving-stunt-over-san-francisco.php
Google  Google  Project  Glass  computerscience  computing  Wearable  computing 
july 2012 by asterisk2a

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