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Electronic Monocle Uses Biofeedback to Track Your Favourite Websites

The internet is a fire hydrant of content. Keeping track of the pages you enjoy is a pain. A team of UK design students has a conceptual solution: Amoeba, an electronic monocle that files away the pages you find most interesting, as measured by your biofeedback response. It's the emotion-tracking Google Glass you always wanted! Read More >>

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Forget the Freezer, This Device Chills a Beer Glass in Just 10 Seconds

When you want a cold one, you usually don't have the time to wait for your pint glass to actually get frosty sitting in a fridge. So you probably settle for a less satisfying can or bottle—a compromise you'll never have to make again with this countertop glass frosting contraption. Read More >>

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Robot Eyes Replace Your Blank Stare With (Fake) Human Expression

Coming across as a socially functioning human who expresses real emotions can be such a drain. If only there was a high-tech way to replace your flat, expressionless gaze with a digital approximation of human warmth. Well, search no more. AgencyGlass is here. Read More >>

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Google Glass Hits UK in Trial Medical Tests

Google's Glass system is being used in a small medical trial here in the UK, with researchers using the head-mounted gadget to help give sufferers of Parkinson's disease a little more freedom and some assistance with their day-to-day lives. Read More >>

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Google Glass Looks Supercool (Compared With the Prototype)

One of Google's marketing people tasked with the job of convincing the world Google Glass is for normal people as well as skydiving tech nerds has released an image of a prototype, showing that Google tested its Glass hardware by humiliating its staff with a bulky headset, cables and a rucksack. Read More >>

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Real-Life Laser-Shooting Goggles Turn You Into Cyclops

Who's your favourite X-Person? If it's Cyclops, you'll like these real-life laser goggles that can set paper on fire and pop black balloons. Read More >>

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Woman Attacked by Strangers as Google Glass Demo Turns Nasty

A woman from San Francisco has been talking about her Google Glass nightmare online and to local police, after customers in a bar became aggressive, started shouting, ripped off her Glass and ran out, stealing her remaining possessions while she was distracted. Read More >>

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Google Reminds Glass Users Not to be Complete Weirdos

Google appears to be trying to wash its hands of the potential for misuse of its Google Glass attention lenses, with the tech giant publishing a list of Dos and Don'ts covering the device. It even uses the word "glasshole" in the list, so that's officially canon now. Read More >>

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These Colourful Computer Glasses Are Fun! But, Uh, Computer Glasses

That screen you're staring at all day is screwing up your eyes, but you don't do anything about it. For years, Gunnar Optiks has sold glasses that help take the strain off, but let's face it, they make you look like an asshole. So Gunnar is trotting out a new line of glasses that look more like beachwear than nerd glasses. Now you can be the the person everyone stares at while you're trying to work. Read More >>

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Google's Getting Serious About Prescription Glass

Google really knocked everybody's socks off when it revealed Glass last year, everybody except glasses wearers that is. As the company prepares to bring the device to market, though, Google doesn't want to leave anybody out, and that means creating Google Glass with prescription lenses. Read More >>

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Google Glass 2 Spec Includes Prescription Lens Compatibility, Mono Earbud

Google's about to upgrade its Google Glass hardware with new features, and the satisfied nerds already in possession of a pair of the tech-specs will be able to swap their existing Glass for a new one later this year. Read More >>

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WSJ: Microsoft Is Working on Its Own Version of Google Glass

Microsoft may have not hopped on the smartphone bandwagon especially early, but they aren't about to be left behind again. According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is already working on its own smartglasses. Yup. Read More >>

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Which Glass to Use for Which Drink and Why

You're going to have some friends over for a cocktail housewarming party. No problem, you think to yourself, I'll just pick up some glassware on my way home. You get to the shop, and panic sets in. It's an absurd, transparent cornucopia of tumblers and flutes and who knows what else, in every conceivable shape and size. You weren't prepared. Pay attention now, and you will be. Read More >>

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Google Patents Glass System for Prescription Glasses Wearers

If Google could completely hide its Google Glass system within a normal pair of prescription glasses so we wouldn't have to worry so much about getting mugged or beaten up, we may be interested. Sadly, it looks like an obvious magnetic clip-on attachment is how it's going to be for prescription glasses wearers. Read More >>

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Researchers Develop Ghost-Free 3D For Viewers Not Wearing Glasses

You know that sad feeling you get when a headache's coming on while watching a 3D movie and you remember that you can't actually take the glasses off for a few seconds of relief because the ghosted 2D image is even harder to watch? That could be a thing of the past as researchers from the University of California Santa Cruz have developed a new kind of 3D display that doesn't appear ghosted when you're not wearing those special glasses. Read More >>

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This New Contact Lens Basically Turns Your Eye Into a Telescope

Contact lenses are great if your only issue is near or farsightedness, but for those struggling with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness among older adults, those flimsy little lenses ain't going to cut it—or at least not the kind of contact lenses you're used to. But soon, AMD-sufferers could see their vision vastly improving thanks to a slim, adjustable telescope that sits right in the middle of their eye. Read More >>

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