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Google Glass online orders are still apparently open

Update: Aaaaaaand it's gone. Google's store is now marked as out of stock. TechCrunch got details. Last week Google Glass ditched the invites and went on sale to anyone and everyone for just one day. That meant that whoever wanted to snag Glass could do so without any caveats, like having to...
Google ships XE16.11 for Glass after units bricked

Google ships XE16.11 for Glass after units bricked

A quick heads up for those of you whose Google Glass might have gone south with the XE16.1 update: Google's on it, help is on the way, and we recommend you head on into the private Google Glass forums for more. Some of ours updated just fine, others didn't. So if you're down, you know where to go...
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Google Glass updated to XE16.1 with no noticeable changes

Following up on the big jump from XE12 to XE16 last week that brought Google Glass up to running KitKat, a small bugfix update to XE16.1 is now hitting the wearable. We have no official word on what the update brings, but given the relative instability we've noticed on Glass since the XE16 update...
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Google Glass update coming later this week with agenda view

Google pushed out a substantial update for Google Glass just last week, along with making the headset available to all to buy for one day — and they're following up with another update this week that will enable new functionality. iPhone users will see their text messages show up in their...
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Google starting try before you buy program for potential Glass Explorers

Anyone interested in trying out Glass without shelling out the full $1500 for the privilege will be interested in hearing about this offer that Google is extending to potential Explorers. For a $50 deposit, Google will ship you four non-functioning dummy units from the Titanium series frames in...
Google Glass XE16 factory image now available

Google Glass XE16 factory image now available

The Google Glass XE16 update that started rolling out earlier this week is now available as a factory image, for those interested in tinkering with the software on their Glass (or had been tinkering and broke it back enough that you need to start fresh). Photo replies in Hangouts and Bluetooth 4....
Starwood releases Google Glass app that lets you find and book hotel rooms

Starwood releases Google Glass app that lets you find and book hotel rooms

If you just picked up Google Glass from the one-day sale yesterday and you’re planning a vacation, you’re in luck (and not just because you’re going somewhere sunny with a shiny new gadget). Starwood Hotels has announced that they’ve got a beta app ready to go to book your room. The app offers...
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Ellen pokes fun at Google Glass one-day sale to public

Skip to about 0:55 in to see what Ellen thinks of her new Google Glass she bought. Though I think the bit with the giant pencil was more amusing. Source: @TheEllenShow
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Glass update XE16 now rolling out

XE16 is pushing out right now to Google Glass users. As we mentioned yesterday, this brings the platform to KitKat and has a handful of changes and new features. First you'll be updated to XE 12.1, which gets things prepared for the real update, which comes right after. It's a big download and a...
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Google Glass available to everyone today and today only

Today and today only, anybody in the United States with the drive to click a few buttons and $1,500 burning a hole in their pocket can buy their very own Google Glass headset and earn the vaunted title of "Glass Explorer". It's an exclusive-ish club, previously reserved for those who Google so...
Anyone can buy Google Glass tomorrow — so ... will you?

Anyone can buy Google Glass tomorrow — so ... will you?

Tomorrow, for one day only, anyone can buy Google Glass. That is anyone who hasn't been able to score an "invite," which hasn't been all that hard anyway. And anyone who has $1,500 to drop on the pseudo-prototype. You'll be able to get them here. And, so, we ask: Are you buying? Are you buying...
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Google might just let anybody buy Google Glass in one-day promotion [Update: It's official]

Website goes live at 6am PT on the 15th to take orders from anyone in the U.S. Update: Well, that didn't take long — Google has just confirmed that April 15th is the date when anyone will be able to plop down their $1500 and buy Google Glass without any kind of invite or crazy qualification....
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US Air Force testing Google Glass, building battlefield Android apps

Military researchers are toying with the idea of using Google Glass on the battlefield. The U.S. Air Force’s Battlefield Air Targeting Man-Aided Knowledge research group has been testing two pairs of Glass for search and rescue missions, communicating with ground forces, and targeting enemy...
UK university uses Google Glass to help Parkinson's sufferers

UK university uses Google Glass to help Parkinson's sufferers

While the the Google Glass Explorer Program hasn't yet reached British shores, Google has begun gifting trial versions of the connected eyewear to various organizations around the world ahead. One of the first institutions to get hold of Glass was the UK's Newcastle University, which used its...
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Livestream for Google Glass is surprisingly good

Battery and heat may be a bigger hurdle than a data connection, though Apps for Google Glass — Glassware, don'tcha know — can be hit and miss. And quite often it falls into the latter category. Livestream today put forth its official piece of Glassware, and it's surprisingly good. That is,...
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Seattle is the next stop for Google Glass showcase event, running April 5 and 6

Folks in the Pacific Northwest can try out Glass for themselves with no strings attached Google has been hitting the road over the past several months, going to major cities around the U.S. to show off Google Glass to the public. Falling in behind Durham, Detroit, Austin and Atlanta previously,...
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Google partners with Oakley and Ray-Ban, hopefully bringing new Google Glass style options

Nobody has ever said they were pretty Ready for a pair of Google Glass that has a bit more style and flair? You may have your chance, as Google has partnered with Luxottica — the parent company behind Ray-Ban and Oakley glass and sunglass frames — for an undisclosed amount of money. We bet it...
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Google sending another wave of Glass invites to potential Explorers

Unit still costs $1500 and you'll need to have it shipped within the U.S. It seems as though Google is ready to make another round of people into Glass Explorers, as email invites for the $1500 headwear are rolling out to folks who signed up on the Glass website. It's a pretty standard email,...
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San Francisco woman attacked and robbed for wearing Google Glass in a bar

Bar owner was excited to see the technology, some of the patrons, however, were not Bay area resident Sarah Slocum says she was verbally and physically assaulted at Molotov's on Haight Street in San Francisco Friday night, and it was because she was wearing Google Glass. Slocum was able to...
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Virgin Atlantic staff in London flying high with Google Glass

Heathrow Upper Class concierge kitted out with Glass to assist passengers as part of a trial Considering Google Glass isn't officially available outside of the U.S, Richard Branson has been especially kind to Virgin Atlantic's London Heathrow check-in agents. The members of staff looking after...

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