So you have an Android Wear device and you want to use it to perform searches just by using your voice. An obvious answer to that solution would be to launch Google Now, especially since Google was the one behind Android Wear to begin with, right? Well if you’re looking for an alternative, Microsoft has the answer for you.
Yes, you read that right, Microsoft has recently released an app for Android Wear. Interestingly enough this follows Microsoft’s release yesterday when they announced the Next lockscreen for Android phones. Moving on, the app by Microsoft is called Bing Torque. It has been designed for Android Wear and to activate it, all you’d have to do is twist your hand back and forth. Read full post →Microsoft Launches Bing Torque For Android Wear
Right now we can use our phones with NFC to make mobile payments. However what if you could do away with the phone and use your own body to make payments with? Imagine being able to go up to a counter, tap your hand against the terminal and have it automatically charged to your credit/debit card.
While that is an interesting idea, one man has actually taken that idea and made it a reality, sort of. Robert Nelson has essentially taken an NFC chip and implanted it within his hand. Apparently such kits are readily available online, although for safety reasons we won’t link to them lest you end up hurting yourself if not properly applied. Read full post →Man Implants NFC Chip Into His Hand