CIOs can breathe a collective sigh of relief--for now--as signs point to Google Glass not being officially launched this year after all.
Everyone is abuzz about the latest wearable gadget being released--whether it's Google Glass, the Android Wear smartwatch, the latest Fitbit or the mythical iWatch. But some analysts are predicting a market collapse for wearables while others see unstoppable growth.
Wearable devices are all the rage today. They range from Bluetooth headsets and health and activity trackers to Google Glass that brings the digital age right before your eyes.
Read the latest mobile IT news for May 13, including the rumors abound about the Apple's iOS 8, BlackBerry's opening of BB 10 for MDM vendors, the (lack of) difference based on gender for CIOs, how mPOS is becoming a fixture and why $150 in materials adds up to $1,500 in Google Glass.
Steve Horng, an emergency physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, has been testing Google Glass in the emergency room. Google Glass enables ER doctors to see a patient's records and status without having to look up the information on a computer screen.
Employees bringing Google Glass into the enterprise could pose more security and privacy risks than employees with their smartphones and tablets, explained Sharon Anolik, president and founder of Privacy Panacea.
Two of the most hyped technologies in tech circles are cryptocurrency and wearables. However, recent studies show the average U.K. customer is not as excited about them, and in fact is worried about the security and privacy risks of these technologies.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 14, including a Tax Day release for Google Glass, the future of mobility with travel sites, how Microsoft is squeezing its OS onto tablets, how health insurers might help foot the bill for iWatches and growth in the tablet processor industry.
Ever wanted to pay your restaurant tab by waving your finger in the air? Well, a startup in Japan is developing a "ring" worn on your index finger that connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone and sends the payment electronically, explains a report by BBC News.
Wearable devices are the latest disruption to the mobile ecosystem, raising new concerns for businesses around security, privacy and compliance.