Report: Google Nearby to Bring Android Next-Level Contextual Awareness

AndroidPolice got an exclusive look at an alleged new feature that's said be coming soon to Android devices: Google Nearby, a next-level contextual awareness suite that would give Google-powered devices an even deeper understanding of where you are and what you're doing, no user interaction required. » 6/07/14 12:00pm 6/07/14 12:00pm

Proximity Sensing Watercooler Knows When You're Thirsty

Phileo has just developed a watercooler with "human sensor functionality," which can automatically turn on when it detects that someone's within a 3-meter radius. We're not sure what needs to be turned on in a watercooler other than the heating and cooling—which needs to be on all the time—so we're a bit confused at… » 3/21/07 3:00pm 3/21/07 3:00pm