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Americans are Surprisingly Optimistic About the Future of Technology

Even in an age of security leaks and government surveillance, amazingly, Americans still feel pretty good about the role that technology will play in their lives, according to a new study. However, when you ask them about the specific advances—like bioengineering, wearable tech, drones, and robots—Americans are a bit more wary of welcoming the future. Read More >>

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You've Got to Feel Sorry for the Woman Tasked with Designing Google Glass

It's all very well and good for the Lords of Google to dictate a future where we'll all be wearing a computer on our faces. But to make that look remotely cool, let alone comfortable? Read More >>

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Bill Gates's New Patent Would Keep Glassholes From Spying on Your Screens

Google's big Glass free-for-all has come and gone, but whether or not anyone actually bought the damn thing, cameras are popping up all over the place, and people are starting to get (perhaps rightfully) paranoid. Fortunately there could be tech in the future to save your screens from prying camera eyes. And Bill Gates has the patent. Read More >>

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A Google Glass App That Helps the Watchers Watch the Watchmen

If you're committed to avoiding the gaze of the ever-growing number of cameras recording our every move, Google Glass hardly seems like a sensible purchase. That is, unless your face-computer can steer you around each camera's field of view. Enter Sander Veenhof's new Glass app, Watch Your Privacy. Now, you and your Glass can watch the watchers. Read More >>

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Latest Update Brings KitKat to Google Glass

It's been a while since we last heard of a software update for Glass and now I guess we know why. The team over at Mountain View has been busy updating the face-computer to run on the latest version of Android (4.4.2 a.k.a. KitKat). Read More >>

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Report: Google Might Let Americans Buy Google Glass, But Only for a Day

Google is reportedly gearing up to let anyone in the United States buy Glass—for about a day. In other words, you won't have to be a fancy Glass Explorer as long as you have a trans-Atlantic plane ticket and the $1500 (around £894) to pay for the specs. There's currently no word on whether or not this will ever be made available in the UK, but the full consumer rollout of Glass is supposed to hit later this year,. [Verge] Read More >>

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Could Google Glass Really Help People with Parkinson's?

While the world has been squabbling about Glassholes, doctors have quietly been testing the potential of Google Glass in medicine. Features that may seem silly to use in a cafe or on the subway have real advantages in the doctor's office. Hand-free control? Remote diagnosis? On-demand medical records? Check check check. Now researchers are testing how Glass could benefit patients with Parkinson's. Read More >>

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Google Glass is Now Literally a Lifesaving Device

You may look like a dick when you're wearing them, but a fashion faux-pas is excusable when lives are at stake. Whether you like the look of Google Glass or not, it's hard to argue against its potential usefulness when presented with this story about its lifesaving capabilities. 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 Livestream App Makes Broadcasting Your Vision Even Easier

The new Livestream app for Google Glass makes showing the entire world exactly what you're looking at easier than before. Though you've already been able to broadcast directly from the specs using Google Hangouts, the new app underscores what makes people most uncomfortable about Glass: It's creepy! Read More >>

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Google is Struggling to Trademark the Word ‘Glass’

It won't surprise you to hear that Google is desperately trying to trademark the word Glass—but it may raise a wry smile on your face when you find out that the US government is taking exception to the idea. 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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Google's Getting Defensive About Glass

Google took to Google+ to debunk what it claims to be the "Top 10 Google Glass Myths." But while there are plenty of Glass half-truths swirling around the internet, Google's list doesn't contain any of them. Instead, it's a sky-high pile of straw men that confirms just one thing: Google's fully on the Glass defensive. Read More >>

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Google's Wearables SDK Wants to Make Attached Tech More Useful

Google wants to make it easier for the tech companies of the world to build their various wearable technologies, with a custom SDK for Android-compatible wearable devices set to launch within the next couple of weeks. 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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Google Glass Marriage Proposals Show Why Glass Makes Everything Awful

The folks at Google Glass put together a Valentine's Day video showing the Glass-eye view of five couples' marriage proposals. It's cute. It's heartwarming. It's the worst.
I know what you're thinking. "Oh yawn, another angry anti-romance blog post from some nasty internet misanthrope who's still stewing over another Valentine's Day spent watching House of Cards alone." Shut up. This isn't about me. Read More >>

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