I never really took the whole wearable computing thing seriously until Samsung invited me (and a whole bunch of other journalists) out to lunch and slapped a Galaxy Gear on my wrist. After 48 hours with the product, I knew the company was onto something. But it isn’t the Gear that gets all the press these days, it’s the Pebble. After launching on Kickstarter, the Pebble has become synonymous with the term “wearable computing”, and today it’s just got an update.
Walmart is expected to slash the price of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c tomorrow.
The Colorado Rockies are on the forefront of sports technology, using iPads to streamline scouting and improve player performance. To make it easy to distribute video and collaborate among staff, the Major League Baseball team announced today that it is adopting PlayerLync technology for the second year in a row.
Seamus Condron’s article on PC Magazine is an interesting read. It details his time with the Nexus 5 and explains why he dropped it and went back to the iPhone 5 after only 24 hours. Picking a phone is a very personal choice, which is why Condron’s article on the Nexus 5 doesn’t apply to everyone. But those who have spent a lot of time with an iPhone will related to Condron’s experience.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced today that the agency has reached a deal with wireless carriers that’ll make it easier for consumers to unlock their mobile phones. This news was reported by Reuters shortly after the FCC statement was released.