Glass. We first learned that earlier in the year, however it wasn't until much more recently that we started to get an idea of when that would arrive. Google Glass v2.0 was unveiled late last month and one of the perks for the new hardware was support for prescription lenses.
Glass, however they recently began opening the Explorer program a bit. Basically, hinting the program is going smooth. Anyway, Google mentioned that existing Explorers would be able to invite up to three more friends into the world of Glass. And along with that, there was also mention of updated hardware.
Android 4.4 KitKat, with a shiny new Nexus 5 smartphone hopefully in tow. With nothing left to do but wait, we shift our eyes towards last minute leaks that help form a picture of what the next Android version will be about.
Google now seems to be shifting gears towards preparing a more consumer-friendly version of its Google Glass eyewear in preparation for an expected public release next year. Not only did the company announce an updated version of hardware, we're now also seeing evidence of a couple of fancy accessories being prepared for the device.
Samsung patent filing has recently been discovered for a pair of "sport glasses." This particular filing is coming out of Korea and was registered in October. More to the point though, the fling included some basic details along with a few sketches. These appear like they are similar to Google Glass and the filing mentions smartphone connectivity as well as some of the functionality.
Kickstarter with promise of being the "smartwatch 2.0." While the specs may not be top of the line, the folks at Omate have essentially offered a full-smartphone for your wrist. And just to clarify, the TrueSmart does have cellular connectivity. Along with the specs, the Omate was said to be running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the Omate UI 1.0 and according to the Kickstarter page, it would be the "world's 1st smartwatch 2.0 with Google Play App Store."
Samsung might be busy with its flexible display technology in preparation for the coming of a flexible smartphone, one of its biggest rivals is taking on the same problem from a different angle. Through its chemical company arm, LG has announced that it has reached a breakthrough in battery manufacturing and will be ready to unveil non-rectangular and flexible batteries soon.