Google Glass, a wearable computer with a screen above the right eye, goes on sale in 2014. Glass is almost certainly going to be used to support maintenance and repair calls, providing technicians (and other types of user) with the ability to access manuals and discuss situations with remote colleagues.
So are your user manuals, and the other content users might need to access, compatible with Google Glass?
Google has updated Chrome in build 27 to include conversational voice search, and this feature extends to the Help pages.
According to TechCrunch, it transcribes your queries in real time. It also lets you use natural language, asking Google straightforward questions and getting straightforward answers, both read back to you by dictation and in actual Google search results.
Based on a few initial tests, for South East English accents, it works really well.
You’re likely to be seeing the icon below appearing on more and more Web sites. If you click on the icon, you’ll be taken to a Google+ business page – in this case, Cherryleaf’s page.
I’m still not convinced by Google+. I find it frustrating that I cannot to channel my Twitter posts into it and onto my connections. I don’t want to have to post messages in two places, and I don’t want to abandon Twitter.
However, Google is an organisation that cannot be ignored, and they get many things right.
How do you see Google+’s business pages being used?