"The Field Trip app is a small step in that direction, and an example of what Google is capable of doing. Another is Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyeglass frames with a small screen. With Field Trip, Google is trying to move beyond the first generation of mobile apps, which were not much more than desktop transplants, Mr. Hanke said.A New Google App Gives You Local Information -- Before You Ask for It - NYTimes.com
Google wants to “move the device out of your way and put the information front and center,” he said, so people can “scan the environment and know what the Web knows about the places around you.”"
Friday, September 28, 2012
A New Google App Gives You Local Information -- Before You Ask for It - NYTimes.com
Another "preemptive" Google app/service