Items tagged with goggles

If you’re a gamer, you’re well aware of Valve’s success in not only producing blockbuster games, but creating a platform for distributing games from other developers. With so much of the PC gaming world conquered, the storied game maker is expanding its reach to your living room – and it’s doing so in some exciting ways. One such product is a pair of immersive gaming goggles. The other is Big Picture, which will bring Steam gaming to your HDTV. The New York Times took a sneak peek at the goggles, which put you in whatever world your game involves and let you turn... Read more...
Hitting the slopes soon? Taking your goggles? We'll bet they aren't as great as these. Zeal Optics has announced their new iON Goggles with HD video and phone capabilities. These ski goggles actually have an HD camera embedded in them in order to capture videos and photos while standing still or on the move. iON by Zeal Optics was born out of the desire by the company to create lifestyle products that seamlessly incorporates innovative technology to redefine how people experience the outdoors and share their memories. "We've arrived at Outdoor Retailer this year with the most diverse goggle portfolio... Read more...
Google Goggles on Android received an update to 1.3 on Monday. In addition to speed fixes for barcode scanning and the ability to recognize magazine print ads, Google Goggles can now give Sukoku players a cheat ... or rather, treat. Here are the changes, as noted in Google's blog post: Barcodes In Android version 1.3 of Google Goggles, scanning barcodes is much faster. It should take only a second, the company said. Once you do that, Goggles will give you the resultant bar code, which you can then tap to read product reviews, compare prices, and even check in-store availability. Print ads in magazines... Read more...
What's next for 3D? It has taken over the cinema, the gaming world, the television world...what could possibly be next in 3D's crosshairs? What about mobile? In years past, there has been a few solutions for bringing a 3D effect to gaming handhelds, and recently, Nintendo has announced plans for a factory-built 3D handheld. But there are two devices in particular with a huge following, and if someone were to put 3D on those, they'd be in for a profitable treat. Of course, we're talking about the 125 million iPhone and iPod touch units in circulation, and now toy maker Hasbro is promising to bring... Read more...
Google is quickly becoming synonymous with innovation, as if they weren't already. The same company that turned the search market upside-down is now doing the same for mobile, as Android continues to innovate and impress while the other guys stand around thinking about their next move. Google Goggles is a concept that came to life awhile back, but many people found minor quirks that made it somewhat less awesome than advertised. But this may very well turn things around. As the world continues to become more global in scope, knowing various languages is becoming more and more important. That's... Read more...
We have to admit, we keep having trouble typing the name of this.  We keep typing Mail Googles. We also have to admit: if this were April 1st, this would be an obvious prank.  That said ...Anyone remember when on Friends Rachel got drunk and left Ross a voicemail telling him she had "closure" over their non-existent relationship? Well, that's called "drunk dialing." In a "not-that-useful-but-at-least-offbeat" Gmail Labs "feature," Google is introducing Mail Goggles, which aim to prevent you from "drunk emailing."To access it, you go into Settings, and then the Lab subsection. Scroll down... Read more...