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Google Glass Basecamp opens in London to help you try and buy

Google Glass Basecamp opens in London to help you try and buy

If you fancy trying out Google Glass before making a purchase, it's now possible if you reside in the UK. Google has opened up a Basecamp based in London where you can schedule an appointment to purchase Glass and available accessories. 'Glass Guides' are present at the Basecamp to offer...
Real-time closed captioning arrives on Google Glass

Captioning on Glass app brings real-time closed captioning to Google Glass

A new Glassware app has made it to Google Glass to make it easier for those hard of hearing to communicate by bringing real-time closed captioning to Glass' heads-up display. Developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Captioning on Glass app leverages the microphone on...
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Scotland's Edinburgh airport will be the first in the UK to trial Google Glass

People who walk around Scotland's Edinburgh airport may see a lot more people wearing Google Glass on their heads. That's because the airport's customer service reps have begun a trial of the wearable device to see if it will help them give better answers to travelers. This will be the first...
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Premium DVF | Made for Glass collection is now available in the UK

Is your wallet just itching to be unleashed onto a Google Glass purchase? Perhaps you're waiting the arrival of the DVF | Made of Glass collection in the UK? If the answer to these two questions is yes, you'll be pleased to learn that residents within the UK are now able to purchase all five DVF...
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Google Glass Explorer Edition now on sale via Google Play Store in US

Google has begun selling the early Explorer Edition of its Google Glass eyewear device directly on the Google Play Store in the US market, rather than offer it for sale on its own dedicated web site. Google has already allowed UK residents to purchase the Google Glass Explorer Edition via the...
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Pandora Google Glass app lets users stream music to their eyewear

Google has added support for the Pandora Internet radio service to Google Glass, enabling current owners to access streaming music and listen to it on their eyewear via a newly released MyGlass app. A quick post on the Google+ account for Google Glass stated: "Jump to one of your favorite...
Glass update makes contacting your favorite contacts a breeze

Glass update makes staying in contact easier

With the latest firmware update to Google Glass, staying in touch with your favorite contacts just got a bit easier. Now, tapping on a contact will easily give you options to start a Google Hangouts session, send them an email, or message them through SMS. The update is arriving now to Android...
Glass for budding surgeons

Google Glass heads to the surgical suite for the next generation of doctors

CrowdOptic has announced it will offer its technology made for the Google Glass wearable computing device to the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, in order to assist medical residents in how to perform surgeries. CrowdOptic has created a way for a...
Google Glass under the microscope

Under the microscope - Google Glass

A close look at a controversial device This week, we're taking our little USB microscope and looking at a device that has already been put under a sort of microscope by the tech press and the public — Google Glass. Google's first wearable was expensive, difficult to get (in the beginning), and...
Football through Google Glass

Minnesota Vikings wearing Google Glass during camp

Training camp for the Minnesota Vikings is underway, and while they're getting down to business, football fans will be able to enjoy a first-person view thanks to Google Glass. There aren't too many details just yet about how we'll be able to catch the show just yet. The Minnesota Vikings aren...
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eBay's RedLaser barcode scanning app now on Google Glass

Anybody packing Google Glass will now have a good reason to wear them while shopping, since eBay-owned RedLaser has just released their eyewear-friendly version. Using the integrated camera or microphone on Google Glass, users can do product look-ups spanning a massive database, compare prices,...
Google Glass XE19.1 update delivers improved connectivity

Google Glass XE19.1 update delivers improved connectivity

Google has updated the firmware to its Google Glass wearable eyewear, bringing it to version XE19.1. The update is considered a minor one, though Glass owners will likely want to install the new firmware as it delivers improved connectivity to keep your eyewear talking with your phone. "We now...
Using IFTTT with Google Glass

Using IFTTT with Google Glass

We've talked about using IFTTT with WeMo for home automation, and with Fitbit as a way to get more out of the available data. We also offered an introduction to IFTTT for those not as familiar with the service — and today we are taking a look at how we can use IFTTT to get a bit more...
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Hack Google Glass to let your brain control it

Rather than winking to take a photo, Google Glass owners can now command their connected eyewear to snap a shot by thinking it. Using brainwave mapping and the MindRDR software, Google Glass owners can pair their devices to a Neurosky EEG biosensor that would pick up their electroencephalography...
Google announces winners of Giving through Glass contest

Google announces winners of Giving through Glass contest

Google has selected the five winners of its Giving through Glass competition, which allowed non-profits in the United States to share their ideas for how Google Glass could impact their work. The five winners were 3000 Miles to a Cure, Classroom Champions, the Hearing and Speech Agency, Mark...
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Google Glass officially banned inside some UK movie theaters

The Vue movie theater chain in the UK and the Cinema Exhibitors' Association trade group in that same territory have announced a ban of the use of Google Glass inside their establishments. The announcement comes just a few days after Google announced that its Glass eyewear product would go on...
Android Wear on Glass

Android Wear notifications are coming to Google Glass

Among the fury of Android Wear announcements we almost forgot about Google Glass, but in a Google I/O session today we were reminded that not only is Glass still here, it's being integrated with the new platform. With a new Glass software build coming in the next few months, Google Glass will...
Google Glass gets a bump in specs

Google introduces updated Glass with noticeable enhancements

Google has been good about rolling software update for its wearable Google Glass but this time the company is implementing a hardware update. Given that the update is hardware-based, existing Glass owners won't be able to take advantage of this and only new Glass owners will be in for the treat....
New Glassware apps will help you run, talk, cook, and see the stars

New Glassware apps will help you run, talk, cook, and see the stars

Google today pushed a whole new batch of Glassware apps for Google Glass into MyGlass. The twelve apps span the gamut, and include apps for fitness, travel, translation, news, music, and just in time for the closing days of the 2014 World Cup: a little bit of football. So what's new? On the...
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Android Wear: The step backward we all really want

Android Wear is coming this week, and before its official launch it is already more popular than Google Glass. This simultaneously excites and frustrates me, because in several ways I feel that Android Wear is a step backwards from Glass. Well, not technically a step backwards. More like the step...

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