One good thing though. According to Pew Research last Friday . . . More than 80 percent of Generation YouTube are surfing the Web when they should be out looking for work or cleaning their rooms. If not for this the aisles might resemble a human demolition derby.
Oh yeah, I feel like I have that experience daily. People zero in on those screens and are completely oblivious to the rest of their surroundings. That's why I hesitate to give people more of a reason to look down.
It's freaking crazy. I was at Sun Fresh just yesterday to get milk and had to move out of the way of some person staring at the cell phone while walking down the aisle who would have barreled right into me if I hadn't yielded. I felt like saying something but I didn't.
Chris -- terrifying! But only bound to get worse as more and more brilliant developers come up with ideas for mobile driving/parking apps and other fun ways to use your smartphone while you're behind the wheel.
Nicole be thankful that you are only being walked into by people looking down. I drive throughout NJ and on the highway, at a traffic light, in a parking lot, people have their fricken heads down...ALWAYS.
Google is reportedly working on a pair of Android glasses that will use a low-resolution built-in camera to monitor the world in real time and overlay information about locations, surrounding buildings, and friends who might be nearby. Interested?
Tom wants a Google 'unlocked handset' for the holidays because he thinks they could just break the telco monopoly on handset distribution and thus empower the Internet as the driver of mobile broadband now and forever.
Linux Journal recently released its 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards. As an Ubuntu convert in recent years, I was glad to see Ubuntu took the top spot for "Best Linux Distribution" (at 16 percent, edging out Debian, which took 14.1 percent).
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