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Google Glass is going on hiatus and when it returns, the revamped, computerized eyewear will be a completely different animal than its predecessor. Last month, Google shut down the Glass Explorer program, which was a semi-public testing program for... Read more...
There are some big changes in store for Google Glass, and the first change is the demise of the Glass Explorer program. Google opened up the Explorer program in April 2014 to anyone that was willing to fork over $1,500 for the privilege to own... Read more...
Google Glass debuted in 2012 and quickly became the “must have” tech item for alpha geeks. Over the past two years, the wearable device has been praised for its forward-thinking functionality, but has also come under scrutiny not only for its high... Read more...
One of the original big features of Google's Glass was facial recognition, but after catching a ton of flack for it, the company decided last summer to purge the feature on its cutting-edge device. However, while that might be the case, the company... Read more...
Many of the apps we've seen released for Google Glass have aimed to help give you find relevant information faster, or simply make whatever it is you're doing easier. But a team at Georgia Tech have taken things a step beyond, and are showcasing an... Read more...
Those hoping to Glass-and-drive might soon be in for a rude awakening: Research shows that using Google Glass while driving is just as dangerous as using a smartphone, and as it stands, 44 US states have banned the latter. The most important factor... Read more...
Until now, Vuzix and its M100 Smart Glasses have been little more than an intriguing potential competitor to Google Glass, but Lenovo has stepped up to back the smart glasses in a co-branding deal as part of Lenovo’s NBD (New Business... Read more...
The Red Laser app is “a free shopping app for iPhone, Windows Phones, and Android that has been downloaded over 30 million times” according to its own description, and now Google Glass users can use the app to scan barcodes and get... Read more...
Top level talent is hard to come by in the tech sector, so it's not unusual to see major players jump from one company to the next. It can sometimes be pretty cutthroat in Silicon Valley, though in other cases, engineers and other high level workers... Read more...
We were critical of Google’s recent decision to choose a high-end fashion retailer to sell Glass through a third party for the first time (which included a $300 markup), but Google is doing some good work with Glass through its “Giving... Read more...
Google may be whiffing badly in terms of marketing for Google Glass, but at least there are plenty of solid updates coming out, both in terms of the actual hardware and available apps. Google noted in a Google+ post that it’s already improved... Read more...
Google, listen: You already have a serious image problem as it pertains to Google Glass. Granted, it’s undeserved, but far too many people view Glass as either a silly, expensive gadget for the snobbiest of techies or a googah for those with... Read more...
Google has needed to change its tactics with respect to getting Google Glass into people’s hands. There’s a curious societal backlash against Google Glass that is causing the search giant’s pet project to flounder with the general... Read more...
Where would the world be without some much needed satire to put things into perspective? Thankfully that's not a question we have to worry about, not when there are shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart that are willing to take on tough... Read more...
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