According to a patent filed by the software giant, Microsoft has a vision of a future in which phones silence themselves when they realize they're in a theater or similar situation. Read this article by Rich Trenholm on CNET.
"A group called Stop the Cyborgs launched recently with the motto "Fighting the algorithmic future one bit at a time" to drum up debate about Glass, Google's much-hyped Internet-powered glasses...
Not everyone is falling into fits of paranoia over Google Glass, though. Some observers argue it could actually be a force for good.
Take TechCrunch’s Jon Evans’s point: “To a limited extent I actually want Google Glass surveillance, in an uneasy Pandora’s-box kind of way. I want police officers, border guards, and other authorities to be required to wear them every moment that they’re on duty, and I want that data to be available to those who report police brutality or other abuses of authority . . . I want street protestors to be videoing the authorities at all times. I do not trust the powers that be.”...
As the name suggests, smartphones possess smarter capabilities than mobile phones, providing then additional, now essential functions like web browsing, multimedia entertainment, games etc – much like mini-computers, only small enough to fit in...
The Escape Jacket is a blazer that holds a Faraday cage in its pocket and an NFC chip in its fabric. The two work together to block your signal and turn off your antenna, essentially disconnecting you and keeping your phone quiet.
Would You Rather Have Google Glass or a Smart Watch? Mashable There's a chance that neither will catch on, but there's also the possibility that both will and the tech world will be divided by watch people and Glass people.
Paige Byers's insight:
I personally love the sound of both, i can imagine both being quite annoying though. It is sad in a way, we use and love our technology so much that we would wear it. On the other hand we are practically wearing our phones these days.
A watch would get knocked around a lot and glasses can be annoying for some. (But i have never tried them, so what do i know)