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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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Sen. Franken's fear of Google Glass facial recognition app is premature

The NameTag app for Google Glass isn't anywhere near ready for prime time, but it still manages to get attention. Some good news this morning for U.S. Sen. Al Franken, and others who worry that anyone with Google Glass is using the $1,500 wearable to stalk them. The esteemed gentleman from...
Installing Google Glass onto the prescription frames doesn't look too tough

Installing Google Glass onto the prescription frames doesn't look too tough

If you've got Google Glass but have been hesitant to pull the trigger on the official prescription frames because you were worried about the installation process, Matt Coddington does a great job of showing just how easy it is to swap them out. A single screw holds the guts of Glass to the...
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Axl Rose somehow invokes Google Glass in scathing review of Chili Peppers' Super Bowl performance

Yeah, we don't quite get it, either News Flash: Axl Rose is still among us! Normally we wouldn't care — we're more than happy to remember Guns 'n' Roses as they once were, and not as a lone gasbag occasionally exchanging what's left of his dignity for occasional column inches — but this one's...
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Go eyes-on with Google Glass in Atlanta on Feb. 8 and 9

A free and simple way to try before you (potentially) buy If you've been dying to get your hands face on Google Glass to see what all the fuss is about – without spending $1500 – and you're around Atlanta next weekend, Google's got you covered. On February 8 and 9 the Google Glass tour swings by...
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Glass Explorers can now buy Titanium Collection frames for $225 each

Frame accents come in various colors to match your existing Glass hardware Google swiftly unveiled its new line of custom frames and shades for Google Glass last night, and now existing Explorers have the chance get their hands on them. By heading to the Glass store, where you could previously...
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Google announces Glass Titanium Collection: New frames and prescription lenses

Prescription lenses may be covered by some vision insurance plans The day many Explorers have been waiting for is here — new frames and first-party prescription lenses for Google Glass. Announced via its Google+ page, there are now four new frames as well as true prescription lens support for...
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The Simpsons Google Glass parody episode 'Specs and the City' available for replay on Hulu Plus

It's hard to turn down watching this show, but poking fun at Glass makes it even better The latest episode of The Simpons, which was teased earlier this week, takes a nice friendly poke at Google Glass and is now available for replay through Hulu Plus. The appropriately named "Specs and the City...
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Watch how this firefighter is doing awesome work with Google Glass

Google's latest addition to its Explorer Story's is this, the tale of firefighter Patrick Jackson from North Carolina. Patrick is also a Google Glass Explorer, and he's taken to developing for it, with an eye to helping out his fellow firefighters out in the field.  Check it out. It's a long way...
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From the Editor's Desk: Google Glass is distracting us from bigger dangers in the car

We could talk for days and days about Google Glass and whether it's distracting while driving. And we will continue to talk about it. It doesn't matter that Glass still costs $1,500 and that so few people have it — we're Exploring, remember? Pardon the pun, but we're supposed to be experiencing...
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Legality of using Google Glass while driving still murky, even after woman avoids ticket

Getting out of a ticket on a technicality doesn't do much to solve the larger legislative issues Cecilia Abadie, the 44-year-old California woman who gained a bit of notoriety after she received a traffic ticket last year for wearing Google Glass as she was stopped for speeding, has had her day...
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Google Glass prescription frames and lenses now available from Wetley

Stainless steel frames available stand-alone, or with prescription lenses The first prescription lens solution for Google Glass has been released, and Wetley's GGRX frames are now available for ordering.  Wetley offers a snap-in solution that requires no modification of your pricey Google Glass...

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