Online editor and snowboarding fanatic Robbie Baldwin got a chance to check out the Recon Instruments Transcend goggles. These shades do more than protect your eyes from the sun and cold; they're the world's first alpine goggles with GPS data integrated into the head mounted display. The googles give real-time feedback to you with a micro LCD display on the inside that shows speed, coordinates, altitude, how much you've traveled and more. The Goggles use Google's Android platform and they're compatible with your Mac. There are two models currently available for $399 and $499. Check out the video after the cut for a quick look.
Google has released a load of information about their tablet-centric Android OS they've dubbed Honeycomb. Geared towards tablet users and refined for the purpose of multitasking, it looks like it could make Google something of a contender in the tablet wars. But does it have what it takes? When paired with the right hardware, maybe.
Four new job posts on Apple’s website late last week seem to indicate that the company may be searching for iOS software engineers with “experience developing navigation software” -- could a built-in navigation app be part of the iOS 5 mix?
Chrome is a worthy competitor to Safari. Not only do they run the same rendering engine underneath the hood--WebKit--but Chrome extensions are far more developed and can oftentimes provide a richer experience to the user. With Chrome becoming a major player in the browser wars, we cherry picked the ten best extensions for this powerful browser from Google.
It seems like only last week that an official Google Latitude app landed in the App Store (at least in Japan), and then vanished just as quickly as it came. No one knows for sure why, but the good news is that the app is back and ready for your downloading pleasure.
Ho, ho, ho. It's the calm before the storm. There's the holiday season fully underway with more to come, and that doesn't even count on all the new tech releases gearing up for the first quarter of 2011. Everyone's poised with their next big launch, so fasten your seat belts, the next year is going to be killer. Here's what happened while we wait, breath bated.
Google recently updated the mobile version of Google Docs for the iPad to allow editing while on-the-go, however, it wasn't as full-featured as you may have hoped. Today, however, you can access the full Desktop version of Google Docs right from Safari on your iPad. In this how to, we'll show you how you can enable this desktop version for all of your document editing needs.
Google wasn’t content to end their Tuesday with the unveiling of Chrome OS and the Chrome Web Store -- they slipped a Google Latitude app for the iPhone past the goalie, as it were. But don’t go looking for it, because it’s already gone.
If there’s one thing you can say about Google it’s that they’ve more than their share of irons in the fire. Over the past several years, the company, originally known for their search engine excellence, has branched out to embrace cloud-based communications and online office productivity technologies with products like Gmail, Google Phone Google Docs and their oh-so-doomed Google Wave endeavour. Mac and Windows computer can choose to access these online offerings via Google’s speedy Chrome internet browser to They’ve carved out a niche for themselves in the smartphone market as well with the various flavours of their Android operating system, which can be found on an increasingly wide variety of handsets and other mobile devices. Recently, they even mounted an assault on our living rooms (to mixed results) with Google TV. In short, Google has become an unstoppable technology juggernaut hellbent on forcing their way into every section of your gadget-filled life that they can. Today, the company came one step closer to fulfilling that dream of whole-market permeation with the official unveiling of a number of new products that may have the potential to alter the technological landscape to such an extent that even we Mac users, content in the cloister of our walled garden of App Stores and Finely-tuned hardware and the awesome power of OS X and iOS, stand to be effected by.
Google’s Chrome OS has finally been unveiled, and the search giant is leaving no stone unturned by adding printing capabilities to their web apps, courtesy of Google Cloud Print. Here’s how to get started with the printing technology -- although for now, Mac owners aren’t invited to the party.