Google's computerized glasses, Google Glass, are so geeky and pretentious-looking that people who wear them are called "Glassholes." Likewise, most people laugh at the news that Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and Apple are all working on computerized watches or "smartwatches." The question people ask is: Who needs a watch or a computer for your face when you have a smartphone? But here's the thing.
In the last hour, several Consumerist readers have forwarded us e-mails they have received from the video-streaming folks at VUDU. The message alerts customers to a recent theft at the company offices and the potential that customers’ private information could be compromised.
Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, will have a radically different home screen than before, according to a leaked image from Twitter user @evleaks. @evleaks almost always gets gadget leaks correct, so there's good reason to believe the following image is real.
News broke last week that Apple and China Mobile have struck a deal that will bring the iPhone 5S and 5C to the carrier's over 750 million mobile subscribers. That is sure to shake up the Chinese smartphone market, but the question is how much.
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Watches used to have one simple task. These days, they're becoming mini-PCs thanks to our desire to stay connected to email, messages, social networking updates and other alerts at all times. The acquisition of Fossil's Meta Watch business, announced today, is evidence of the mounting interest in connected or smart watches. The Texas-based accessories maker ...