Category Archives: Hardware

$349 Nexus 5 appears, then disappears in Google Play

We’ve seen a ton of Nexus 5 leaks lately, including a purported technical manual , rumors about an October 15 release date , and a 7-minute leaked video showing off the purported device. Now, however, we’ve got an all but … Continue reading

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Google Glass firmware teardown hints at a slew of intriguing new features

Google Glass wearers were treated to some new features with this month’s XE10 update, but what’s hiding under the hood might be even more promising. Android Police posted their APK teardown earlier today, and their findings are nothing if not … Continue reading

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Google Fiber TV subscribers get Watch Disney and WatchESPN streaming

You’d think that Google Fiber would embrace streaming TV services when internet video is practically its reason for being, but it has lagged behind many conventional providers. It’s about to catch up, however: Google has just enabled Watch Disney and … Continue reading

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Nike Not Apple Takes The Lead in Wearables

Much has been written here and elsewhere on the future of wearable devices. From Samsung’s initial Galaxy Gear smartwatch to Glass from Google and other devices from Pebble , Fitbit , MetaWatch , Jawbone and others, there are more than … Continue reading

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Pristine Launches Pristine EyeSight and Pristine CheckLists, Two Google Glass Applications for Surgery, Anesthesia and Telemedicine at DEMO Fall 2013

Pristine Applications to Showcase Capabilities in the DEMO Health Category on the DEMO Stage SANTA CLARA, CA — (Marketwired) — 10/16/13 — Pristine, an early developer of applications for Google Glass, today announced it will launch two Google Glass applications, … Continue reading

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Run a server on your Gb/s Google Fiber? OK, fine, fine … maybe a small one

In an apparent capitulation to net neutrality supporters, Google has quietly loosened the terms of service of its Google Fiber broadband network to allow customers to run personal servers in some cases. Google Fiber‘s new acceptable use policy (AUP) explicitly … Continue reading

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No Nexus 5 yet, but new rumors continue to fly

Today was one of the rumored reveal dates for a new Google Nexus phone, but the Google Play store remains unchanged and now a fresh batch of rumors are circulating. We don’t yet have an official Nexus 5 smartphone, but … Continue reading

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