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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...
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...
Samsung is rumored to work on a pair of virtual reality eyeglasses

Samsung's virtual reality glasses could further immerse you into TouchWiz

Ready for the next big thing? It's most likely shaping up to be virtual and augmented reality. We have players like Google working on Glass and Facebook now working with Oculus. Not to be left alone, Samsung is reportedly making a virtual reality headset to be used with their phones and tablets...

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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...
RedLaser for Google Glass

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...

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