Tag Archive: Goggles


These goggles could change your mind about cheap VR [Reviews]

Apple hasn’t shown much enthusiasm for diving into virtual reality in the past, but all signs are pointing to a renewed interest. With Tim Cook mentioning VR in the latest Apple earnings call, I got to thinking more about it — as I’ve never personally given it a go. Being immersed in a 3-D world […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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VR goggles bring out the weird faces in all of us

“Die, fish. Die! Die, shark!” That’s what one goggled attendee shouts near the end of Sony’s new video (below) showing people’s reaction to its not-yet-released virtual reality headset, codenamed Project Morpheus, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo a couple weeks back… Read more ›

Apple Wins Patent For 3-D Goggles That Would Turn Your Brain Into An Imax Theater

  The Oculus Rift has quickly grabbed the hearts of gamers with it’s amazing 3D tech, but it looks like Apple has been thinking along similar lines as the company has dreamed up a variant of a wearable 3D display… Read more ›     

CamFind is a Better Google Goggles [Daily Freebie]

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I’ve never had much luck with Google Goggles; it’s a fancy feature tacked on to the Google Search iOS app that’s supposed to return search results related to any item or text photographed from within the app. But it’s sent me shopping for dresses after I’ve snapped a picture of speakers, and told tried to conduct searches using text it thinks its found — when their wasn’t any.

Brand-spanking-new CamFind attempts  [Read More…]

Is CamFind Four Times More Accurate Than Google Goggles? [Kickstarter]

That’s what CamFind‘s developers are claiming — that the app is at least four times more accurate than Google Goggles at recognizing and then searching for the subject of a photo you’ve taken with your iPhone.

If you’re unfamiliar with the two-year-old Google Goggles function (integrated within the Google Search app) the idea is pretty simple. Just snap a photo with your iPhone, and the app tries to recognize what you’ve taken a photo of. Once identified, you can then  [Read More…]