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My Glass app for iOS 7 appears on Apple's appstore, quickly pulled

Now you see it, now you don't Google realizes that Glass Explorers come in all shapes and sizes — even the shape and size of an iPhone user. Today they have released the My Glass companion application for Google Glass to Apple's appstore, at least for a little while.  The application is very...
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Glass Hunt brings Duck Hunt-style shooting to Google Glass

"What are you doing," my wife asked me. Not an uncommon question around here, especially if I've got Google Glass on. The answers usually aren't all that common, either, and today's got her good. "I'm shooting footballs. Or potatoes. Or something. Definitely not ducks." I was playing Glass Hunt, a...
Holiday Vignette

Use the Holiday Vignettes Glassware to send holiday greetings

Spread a little holiday cheer with Google Glass Holiday Vignettes is a simple little piece of Glassware that makes quite the impact. It's a set of overlays (six in total) you can pin to your Glass screen. When you take a picture and create a vignette while one is pinned, you have an instant and...
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Google Glass as a music player: Sounds pretty good, but it's also tough on battery

Google Glass actually is a decent little music player. OK, insofar as $1,500 face-mounted wearables go. The official Google Play Music Glassware app was made available on Dec. 2, along with $85 stereo earbuds that plug into Glass' USB port.  Do the math, and that's damned near $1,600 to do what...
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Google Play Music now officially in Glassware

App available for installation, and new $85 set of earbuds are ready to go with A few weeks back we first saw Google play Music running on Google Glass, and today it all gets made official. Glass users can go to their MyGlass page, or open their Android app, and you'll find Google Play Music...
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More Google Glass Explorer invites going out today

Google is celebrating the release of the GDK by inviting more Explorers If you've signed up for more information and a chance to purchase a pair of Google Glass, you might want to peek into your inbox. We've just received several invitations here at the Mobile Nations offices to purchase Glass...
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Read this: Esquire's 'What you're not supposed to do' with Google Glass

A fun read on Google Glass is in Esquire magazine's December issue. A.J. Jacobs pens "Google Glass: What you're not supposed to do." And, no, he's (thankfully) not talking about Scoble-esque shower pics. Instead, it's more like ... How easy is it to cheat at poker? Will you go crazy trying...
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Google Glass Mirror API now open to all developers

More developers can start making Glassware Although we're closing in on an official launch of the Glass Development KIt, Google has just opened up the Mirror API for all developers to make apps with. Far less versatile than the upcoming GDK, the Mirror API is a limited tool that lets developers...
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Get Android Central stories in Google Glass with IFTTT!

OK, Glassholes. (That should really be a trigger phrase, right?) Along with all the new Glassware announced today comes support for IFTTT. And that means we can quick-and-dirty just about anything we want directly into Google Glass. And that means we now have Android Central stories shooting...
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Google gives an early look at the Glass Development Kit, shows off new apps

Developers will have deeper access to Glass hardware, offline services and new app components Google is taking a big step towards increasing third-party app development for Google Glass with a sneak peek at the upcoming Glass Development Kit, or GDK. Developers wanting to make apps and services...
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Google Glass Explorer Program opens sign-ups to anyone interested

Google also confirms Google Play Music for Glass and stereo earbuds Google has published a new page related to its Glass Explorer Program that lets anyone sign up for a chance to get the latest in wearable technology. Building on the recent expansion that let first-round Explorers invite three...
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Google Glass officially adding music in 'the next two weeks,' stereo earbuds available soon

Official video shows proper stereo earbuds plugged into USB port Along with the XE11 update that came to Google Glass late last week came the realization that Google Play Music can be properly sideloaded and installed on the $1,500 wearable. It ties into Glass as you'd expect — with full voice...
Google Glass XE11 update

Google Glass gets XE11 update, adds new directions, calendar search, setup and screencasting shortcut

A quick heads up for you folks (OK, you few folks) out there sporting Google Glass. The November update — XE11 — is now available. New this month is the ability to designate home and work locations on Glass — just like you can in Google Maps, the easier to find your way home or to work. (And, more...
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Rochester Optical to offer prescription and fashion lenses for Google Glass in early 2014

Company also hires wearable tech figure Tim Moore to lead new efforts With increased excitement over Google Glass as of late, it seems fitting that a company start offering prescription lenses for the headwear. Rochester Optical announced today alongside the hiring of industry figure Tim Moore...
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'Glass Guides' to educate new Explorers over Hangouts

In-person-pickups of Google Glass are no longer necessary, but Google still wants to make sure you understand the $1,500 device The still-relatively exclusive Google Glass club is set to grow by as much as 300 percent in the days and weeks ahead, now that Google's allowed the first round of...
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Google Glass and moving violations: There will be growing pains

Making the rounds this overnight is a Google+ post from one Cecilia Abadie, who received a ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving. She puts it thusly: A cop just stopped me and gave me a ticket for wearing Google Glass while driving! The exact line says: Driving with Monitor visible to...
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Google Glass receiving hardware refresh, explorers can now invite 3 friends

Explorers who purchased Glass already can upgrade to the new hardware version for free Google announced today that it will be expanding the availability of Glass, as well as refreshing the hardware based on Explorer feedback. While there aren't any specifics on a new design or exact features,...
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Google Glass demos are coming to US cities, starting in Durham, NC

Future schedule of cities not known at this point The group of people who have had the opportunity to use Google Glass is a pretty exclusive club, but that group is about to get bigger with a new demo tour for the headset. Google announced on its official Glass Google+ page today that it will be...
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Google Glass update brings new Google Now cards and voice commands

As promised, the monthly Glass updates continue with today's XE8 update The monthly update for Google Glass has pushed out, and the XE8 update brings a slew of new Google Now cards, new voice commands, and a more finely tuned video player app. The update is pushing today and should be available...
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Google buys stake in Google Glass chip manufacturer Himax

Google will hold a 6.3 percent interest of the liquid crystal on silicon chip manufacturer Today an agreement was signed with Google by Himax Technologies for an investment agreement that will result in Google holding a 6.3 percent interest in the company's subsidiary, Himax Display Inc. (HDI)....

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