Google’s smart headphone wire has touch sensing for controls

Google’s smart headphone wire has touch sensing for controls

Google’s prototype headphone cord for touch sensing controls. Google Google is working on a prototype headphone cord with touch sensing for controls. Twisting, flicking, pinching, grabbing and patting the wire, or sliding your fingers along it, triggers different functions — tapping for play and pause, for example, double tapping to move to the next track, […]
Google sibling Sidewalk Labs nixes Toronto smart city project

Google sibling Sidewalk Labs nixes Toronto smart city project

At one point, the project envisioned a high-tech urban center. Sidewalk Labs Sidewalk Labs, a division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, on Thursday said it’s dropping its plans to build a high-tech urban hub on Toronto’s waterfront.  The...
How a smart ring may help detect early COVID-19 symptoms

How a smart ring may help detect early COVID-19 symptoms

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Wearing a smart watch or fitness tracker helps many of us keep an eye on our activity levels, heart rate and sleep. Now, a new study from the University of California,...