Google Goggles, the self-referential app for scanning just about anything, sees its latest major release today. The official Google Mobile blog has all the saucy details on version 1.7. The big new feature is continuous scanning, i.e., getting your barcode or QR code results instantly without taking a photo first. It's essentially extracting the relevant information straight out of a video feed from your smartphone's camera sensor - neat.
Engadget has gotten their hands on an internal memo that that outlines the OTA update for the Droid. At noon today, which has come and gone, 1000 Droid users should receive the update and by midnight there should be 9000 more. And by Thursday, almost all Droid’s should receive the OTA. Judging by how this was handled so far, I wouldn’t get my hopes up too high. The full memo is after the break.
Telecoms Korea has reported that LG plans to ship its new LU2300 with augmented reality services built-in. LG is entering late in the Android game. Hopefully they can bring something special to the table like another newcomer has, Motorola. I would like to see the rumored LG Duo with decent screen sizes.