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Review: OnPage Smartphone Pager App for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Blackberry, and Android Devices

Onset Technology OnPage smartphone paging app

I recently downloaded the OnPage app (Onset Technology). The mobile app essentially turns your smartphone into a pager. It’s pretty neat and is a very handy tool for dads and moms. I tested the app on my Apple iPod Touch and it works great. However, the iPod Touch isn’t an ideal device because you need to be able to connect to the Internet 24×7. Otherwise, you won’t receive the alerts when someone is trying to contact you. The Onset Technology app works better with iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, and Android devices.

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Google glasses connects you to the Internet (links)

Google Internet-connected Glasses

You know how some people can text and walk at the same time. And then they walk right into a water fountain. Well, the problem is going to get worst thanks to Google. The company is targeting the wearable computing market with their new Internet-connected glasses. According to several articles (links and video below), Google’s Internet glasses features a small see-through display screen that shows text messages, appointments, weather data, maps and other information. The glasses also supports voice commands so you don’t need a touchscreen, keyboard or mouse to text or perform other tasks. With the cool Internet glasses, you can even video chat with someone. The Google glasses are currently in the prototype stage.

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