flexible and unbreakable displays in our smartphones, but everything we've seen thus far have only been prototypes. Samsung looks to change all that and have confirmed we'll see their first (of many) flexible AMOLED display device next month in Korea. LG is also in the mix, but more interesting is the work being done at UCLA on the technology.
Google's latest and greatest creation and passion project, Google Glass, we have some excellent news this afternoon. Today they've announced that their Glass wearable gadget will be hitting the road, and soon you'll be able to try them yourself. Well, as long as the Glass tour bus stops at a city near you.
Amazon this evening regarding their new Kindle Fire HDX lineup is something called Mayday. You might be wondering what exactly that is, and we'll tell you. Mayday! Mayday! We have a problem! Amazon will be offering 365/24/7 (all day every day) live video remote tech support on their new Kindle Fire HDX tablets. This is free for the new tablet owners, and is rather interesting.
HTC have seen some better days. And we hope they see them again. This weekend we learned some rather terrible news as the struggling smartphone manufacturer who has continued to decline as of late just let go of roughly 20% of the staff in the US. Despite a successful and popular HTC One smartphone launch, things aren't rebounding as well as planned.
Galaxy Gear and Omate TrueSmart, Google Glass eye wear, and more, everyone is taking notice. One that we've heard rumors about in the past is Intel, who's keeping a close eye on the smartwatch and wearable computing initiative. And now we've learned they just hired a few key components for their team.
Google Glass. What time is that? Update time! They promised updates every month and so far have been right on track with them, even though this time they're a little late with XE9 arriving today, September 10th. Google's just announced a massive update with tons of changes and features you won't want to miss.
Samsung takes the stage for their Unpacked Episode 2 event, they're still hard at work running the hype train. Today Samsung released a quick teaser video reminding everyone about their September 4th event, and gave us a sneak peak at the technology inside their upcoming devices.
Samsung, Apple, and Pebble have some serious competition that is already hard at work on a smartwatch. Who could that be? Google of course. We've heard reports of a Nexus smartwatch in the past, but this week details from Gigaom confirm that Google acquired WIMM Labs, who if you remember, released the Android-powered WIMM One smartwatch back in 2011. Yes, Google is hard at work, and have been for some time, on a smartwatch.