As always, ahead of the game, Google never stops running! And we love it. After releasing Google Glass last year, you can simply guess where they’re taking their talents to next, and we’re not talking South Beach. Yes, a technological contact lens. Although it doesn’t serve the same purpose as Glass, this project is unique in its own way that measures glucose in tears using a wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor. While at a very early stage, Google hopes the technology could help people manage diabetes better. For those who were unaware, those diagnosed with diabetes in order to check their glucose levels are opted to prick their finger to complete a blood test. Google X works on extremely innovative, long term, but yet risky developments that may not become commercially successful but has extreme potential to change the way of living, for example- Google Glass, autonomous cars, and now this. Now that smart contact lens are being developed, imagine how much easier life would be? Check it out below!
Olloclip released a 3-in-1 photo lens for Apple’s iPhone 5c. They come in all the color variety’s like the iPhone 5c and features macro, fisheye and wide-angle lenses. The lens can take close-ups, 180-degree shots and photos with twice the field of view as well. There is a iPhone 5/5s version as well, but this version is a bit cheaper at $59.99 with a release date for January 2014.
High-end fashion designer, Alexander Wang, teams up with Beats by Dre for a collaboration on his speakers/headphone collection. The items that are featured for the collab are the Studio Beats, Beats Pill and the URBeats. This was definitely a smart move for both parties and will sure be a huge hit especially in the urban community because they are both supported exceptionally well. The collection will be dropping and available for purchase December 16th, just in time for Xmas.
Logitech creates the “Powershell” that turns any iPhone 5/5s or 5th generation iPod touch into a gaming handheld. This is one of the most creative things that could’ve been produced for any phone, let alone the most popular, and we know it will do numbers. We definitely didn’t see this coming, especially from Logitech. The handheld has a built-in 1500 mAh battery to expand the power of the Apple product and offers a 3.5mm headphone adapter, which is the ability to charge the phone in the Powershell itself. This is now available for preorder for only $99 online here.
Jay-Z ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ As the Miami Heat played against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5 of the NBA finals Sunday night, a TV ad aired near the end of the second quarter featuring rap star Jay-Z in a studio, with a few stars including producer Rick Rubin and artist Pharrell Williams. Samsung has purchased 1 million copies of Jay-Z’s coming album, “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” set to release July 4, and plans to give them to Samsung Galaxy smartphone users for free, 72 hours ahead of the release.
Check out some images for the new operating system by Apple that will be a free update software this fall. Changes and additions include: Control Center, Notification Center, iTunes Radio, Multitasking, AirDrop, Camera, Safari, Siri, Messages, Weather and Mail. Check out more photos and the official demonstration video here.
With the high demand and usage of emojis…it has taken texting to another level, making the common communication method even more engaging and inciting to use. Complex Tech composed a list of emojis that they wish were existing. Lets take a look..