Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wearables. "Glass is difficult, Wrist is interesting" [Video]


Speaking at the All things Digital D11 conference, Apple chief Tim Cook spoke his interests on wearable gadgets. He said "Glass form-factor may be difficult". And when Walt mossberg asked about other form-factors like wrist and other, he spontaneously said "Wrist is interesting".
By this way he talked we can understand the speculation on iWatch may be true.
Here is the footage of Mr.Cook on wearables.

August smart lock system uses iPhone to unlock your door



From intelligent personal assistant navigator (Siri) to self-driving cars, Internet of Things are getting huge traction and no doubt in recent years we will be surrounded with different devices sharing information to assist us in our daily life.

At the D11 Conference today a company called August unveiled a smart digital lock systems for home doors. The designer of this locking system, Yves Behar is well known for his work with One Laptop Per Child, OUYA and Jawbone products. Yves Behar along with Jason Johnson founder of InterQuest Communications announced this product.

For now this system works with an iPhone app which allows sharing the virtual keys with other users having the app. You may give access to your friends for a specific period of time.
The system keeps logs of people who access the door and also sends info like photos and status to your phone.

Tablets outsurfed Smartphone in global web traffic


According to Adobe's Digital Index, Tablet are being used more than smartphones for surfing the web. They concluded this by analysing 100B visits to more than 1000 websites around the world.
Of all the web traffic, 8% alone is getting from tablets while for smartphones it is 7%. This is for the first time tablets surpassed smartphones.
[Via: Adobe blog]

Microsoft Vision of future: Wall-sized touchscreens around home and work


Microsoft recently announced a new Envisioning Center, which is all about imagining how technology could be used to make life easier and more enjoyable.
In the near future we all going to see wall-sized touch-screens around our home and work places. Virtual chefs can help us in making recipes. and smoother communication with our family members faraway.


Google ProjectGlass Update: UI, Ok Glass and #ifihadglass. [Video]


Google just now showed off  its work progress in its prestigious 'Project Glass' in a video.
In this video we can observe bunch of updates since the last official video.
  1. The UserInterface.
  2. 'Ok Google' Voice search command.
  3. Set of Glass designs.
  4. #ifihadglass Campaign

Yet Another Smartwatch : Samsung GALAXY Altius



Recently smartwatches have been gaining some traction and this has increased by the unveil of the $10M funded Kickstarter project 'Pebble' in CES 2013, Google patented its own Smartwatchh concept, and recent rumors on Apples' iWatch.