Tag: bluetooth

Google Glass: Coming Soon To An Interaction Near You

Google Glass is in limited release to a select group of beta “Explorers”. Robert Scoble is one of them, and he just posted the most stunning testimonial that Google could have hoped for. If techies weren’t drooling over this new gadget before, they are now. Comments to Scoble’s piece were overwhelmingly positive and frothy, but there are skeptics out there. I’m not one of them, but…

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Cell Phones Gaining On Landline Phones

I know many people who have ditched their landline in favor of becoming a cell-only household. Now I see them in a whole new light: chain-smoking, binge-drinking cellphone users, who, despite the extra handset radiation, alcohol, and cancer-sticks are statistically more healthy than I am!

I know that is not the conclusion to make of the CDC study described in the InformationWeek article, but I did find that part amusing.

I can certainly see the appeal of switching to cell-only. I’m actually halfway there. I absolutely love my XLink system, a Bluetooth bridge that allows me to answer my cell calls on the house line. And since incorporating Google Voice, the only direct calls I get on my landline are telemarketers who conveniently ignore the Do-Not-Call list. Why am I keeping the Cox bundle anyway; maybe I should cut out that part of the service? As long as I don’t have to take up smoking as a prerequisite…

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