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Add the Alamo Drafthouse chain of movie theaters to the list of locations where you're not allowed to wear Google Glass. According to reports, Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League made it the company's official policy to ban the wearable device once the... Read more...
One of the things Back to the Future II got right was that we'd eventually be wearing glasses with embedded electronics by 2015. Here we are a year ahead of schedule and though it's not JVC supplying the wearables, Google has stepped in with Glass... Read more...
If you know anything about Google's history, you'll know that the company loves beta products. Gmail was in beta for years, and even after it left that phase of its life, Google allowed users to retain the "beta" graphic -- yes, that many people... Read more...
Your chance to snag a pair of Google Glass came and went earlier this week when Google opened up its Explorer (beta tester) program to the general public for one day only. However, Google's been... Read more...
It's been said that you can't truly boast about "selling out" if on one ever knew how many units you had to begin with, but make no mistake: there's demand for Google Glass. While Google has made recent efforts to quell the "Glasshole" mentality and... Read more...
Hot on the heels of Google rolling-out a limited batch of Google Glass to the public, Samsung has applied for a patent involving a competing product that it's calling "Earphone". That name highlights the biggest difference between Glass and this... Read more...
Entirely new product categories generally take time to take off. Even the smartphone took years before penetration rose above 50% in advanced markets such as the United States. But it certainly feels as if there's something different at play when it... Read more...
As soon as Google announced its Glass digital eyewear, the world went nuts with speculation; pros and cons simply flooded the Web. Since then, a lot of people have been left without a solid conclusion, no doubt thanks to the number of walls Glass... Read more...
With a just-launched Indiegogo campaign, the Google Glass competitor rollout continues. This time around, it's "Icis" in the hotseat, aiming to right Glass' wrongs - and, compared to other solutions I've seen in recent months, I am swaying towards... Read more...
It took all of a minute after Google announced Glass for privacy concerns to come to the forefront, and since then, the company has worked hard to calm everyone's fears. While Google itself might not bundle software that has the potential to... Read more...
Google had been stingy with who can join the legion of Google Glass Explorers, but the company has been gradually opening up the beta to more and more potential users. This autumn, current Explorers were allowed to invite three pals to try Glass... Read more...
Google’s XE12 update to Google Glass is out, and there are some nifty new features to make Glass Explorers happy. One of the most notable is a new feature that lets users wink to snap a photo. It would appear that Google liked what it saw from... Read more...
As we inch closer to the launch of Google Glass for consumers, the legalities surrounding the device continue to come into question. In October, we relayed the story of a Californian driver who was pulled over for going over the speed limit, but... Read more...
At a 'hackathon' held in San Francisco today, Google unveiled its 'Glass Development Kit', or GDK for short. As the name suggests, this set of tools (which ties into Android's SDK) allows developers to take far greater advantage of what Glass is... Read more...
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