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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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Virgin Atlantic is Using Google Glass to Improve Passenger Check-In

Customer privacy be damned. Virgin Atlantic is kicking off a trial using Google Glass and Sony's SmartWatch 2 to provide its employees with personalised data about its upper class passengers. Read More >>

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Should our Bobbies Follow the NYPD's Example and Begin Testing Google Glass?

According to a report by VentureBeat, The New York City Police Department is currently investigating how useful Google Glass could be in the fight against the city's crime. Read More >>

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All of the Real Life Technologies That Star Trek Predicted

Believe it or not, over the years the Star Trek writers have predicted everything from tablets, to Google Glass, to even 3D printers. Of course the replicators aboard the USS Enterprise were far more advanced than even the most cutting-edge 3D printers we have now, but it's only a matter of time before a mug of piping hot Earl Grey tea is just a voice command away. [YouTube via Tastefully Offensive] Read More >>

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Is the New Google Glass Actually Any Less Awkward?

Google Glass has a new style. In fact you might say, it has "style" for the first time ever. But does the new design really make Glass look any less absurd? Read More >>

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