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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...
Prince Charles tries on Google Glass during a visit to Canada's tech hub

Celebrity Sighting: Prince Charles tries out Google Glass

Google just gained a royal supporter as the Prince of Wales was recently seen donning a pair of Google Glass on his tour of Canada. Prince Charles tried out Google's wearable eyewear when he visited the tech hub known as Innovation Alley. Along with the Glass hardware, Charles also got to try...
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Dubai police force stepping into the future with Google Glass

It appears that not only consumers are getting excited for the possibilities with Google Glass (and wearables in general), but also the Dubai police force. According to a report over on Gulf News, the force will soon use Google Glass to issue fines on the spot to motorists, as well as quickly...
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Google Glass XE17.2 rolling out to bring better handling of low-power states

There's an update for Glass on it's way — XE17.2 to be exact — that kills a few more bugs and offers better device management when the battery gets low. Among various bug fixes, this release better handles instances when Glass is extremely low on power. One thing you might notice is a new...
Ivy Ross, the new Head of Glass at GoogleX

Google's new Glass chief has loads of marketing experience, and that's just what Glass needs

Following the departure of Adrian Wong, the lead engineer on Google Glass, Google has brought on a new head for the Glass department that comes from a very different background. Her name is Ivy Ross, and what she doesn't have in engineering experience she more than makes up for with marketing....
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MyGlass app hits version 3.0 with fresh interface, map sharing directly to Glass

As futuristic as the Google Glass hardware is, the MyGlass companion app is relatively pedestrian and basic — but that's changing today with an update to version 3.0 of MyGlass. In contrast to previous updates that have brought mostly under the hood fixes, version 3.0 of MyGlass takes the...
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Leading Google Glass engineer joins Facebook to work on Oculus [Updated]

Adrian Wong, lead electrical engineer on Glass, has left Google to join Facebook. What's a guy like Wong doing at Facebook with his skill set? He's joining the Oculus team to work on the virtual reality. The move is confirmed by an updated bio on his LinkedIn page. His last day at Google came...
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Google Glass now part of UC Irvine medical school curriculum

As consumers work on making up their mind on how Google Glass will fit into their lives, medical students at University of California, Irvine will be using the wearables for their classes. Announced today, the medical program at UC Irvine is taking on an initial 10 pairs of Google Glass to use in...
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Google Glass moves to 'open beta' sales, still carries Explorer name and $1500 price

It turns out the experiment of opening up Google Glass sales to anyone worked out well, because Google is opening up its store again to anyone with $1500 starting today. If you live in the U.S. and are interested in the future of Google's wearable technology, you can head to the Google Glass...
Minuum's keyboard for Google Glass will have you rubbing your temple to type

Minuum's keyboard for Google Glass will have you rubbing your temple to type

Google Glass text input has until now been restricted to voice commands, but Minuum's keyboard is aiming to change that. The implementation is quite similar to that of the existing Minuum keyboards: a single line of staggered letters along which you swipe and tap. Minuum's algorithms then...
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CNN iReport comes to Google Glass, turns anyone into a journalist

CNN's iReport citizen journalism feature is making the jump to Google Glass. For several years now CNN's been taking viewer submissions of photos and videos through their apps to augment their coverage of breaking events around the globe, and now they'll be able to take submissions of photos and...
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Google Glass takes you on an epic and emotional first-person trip home for Mother's Day

Google has posted a new video, shot entirely with Google Glass, just in time for Mother's Day. The film was created by students at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, and is part of the Glass Creative Collection. Titled "Seeds," the video features a man taking a long...
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Google Glass update XE17 released to fix bugs from last release

The last update for Google Glass was a major release, bringing the platform to Android 4.4. Along with it came a slew of bugs — some innocent, others pretty show-stopping. Google quickly pumped out a fix for the folks who couldn't get back up and running, but today they have issued a new version...
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Ready to send money with Google Glass? It may not be far off

The Glassware catalog for Google Glass is consistently expanding, and the next big app from Google may be the ability to send money to people with Google Wallet. According to source of TechCrunch, Googlers are already testing an app that would enable you to simply send money to someone using...
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A dormant Google Glass will finally quit usurping your phone calls

A few more updates are on their way for Google Glass — and one in particular we're pretty stoked to see. First up is a change to backing up images — it'll only automatically do it when you're plugged in and on Wifi. You'll also be able to force a backup, though. You'll also be able to clear...
Field Trip gets voice control through Google Glass

Field Trip gets voice control through Google Glass

Niantic Labs Field Trip app for Google Glass has received an update that enables voice controls. And all you have to say is "Okay Glass, Explore Nearby" to kick Field Trip into high gear. Field Trip hit Google Glass back in August of 2013, and it's just now getting support for those voice...
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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...
Google Glass XE16.1 update

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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