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Contact Lenses Are Getting Smarter Thanks To Google Contact Lenses Are Getting Smarter Thanks To Google

Contact lenses have been helping people see without the aid of glasses since 1888. In that time, the contact lens hasn’t changed all that much. The century old tech is in for a big overhaul in the coming years, however, …

Google Glass: Today’s Your Day To Get One Google Glass: Today’s Your Day To Get One

As previously reported, Google recently announced that any adult in the U.S. can sign up to become a “Glass explorer,” and purchase a Google Glass for one day only: April 15th, which just happens to be today. Here’s what Google …

Google Glass May Be Available to Everyone in the US on April 15, for Just One Day Google Glass May Be Available to Everyone in the US on April 15, for Just One Day

It looks like Google is planning on letting the plebeians get their hands on Google Glass–but the buying window is going to be tight. The Verge has obtained an internal document that outlines a proposed “Explorer Program Expansion,” set to …

Google Starts To Put Enterprise Focus On Glass Google Starts To Put Enterprise Focus On Glass

It’s no surprise that Google wants to see Glass in use in the enterprise, and now the company is starting to focus some of its efforts there. Google is calling on enterprises to sign up to get involved with Google …

Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word ‘Glass’, Currently Having Some Issues Google Is Trying to Trademark the Word ‘Glass’, Currently Having Some Issues

Google is attempting (and currently failing) to trademark the word ‘Glass’, in reference to their Google Glass wearable tech. Most of you will probably find joy in half of that statement. The United States Patent and Trademark Office is currently …

Twitter Helmet Pecks at Google Glass, Facebook’s Oculus Buy Twitter Helmet Pecks at Google Glass, Facebook’s Oculus Buy

In the jokiest, April Fools-y way possible, Twitter has fired some shots at immersive, wearable technology like Google Glass and even Oculus VR, which was recently acquired by “rival” Facebook. Oh no they di’int. Everyone has an April Fools’ joke …

Google Glass Goes Fashionable with Ray-Ban, Oakley Deal Google Glass Goes Fashionable with Ray-Ban, Oakley Deal

Google Glass is a lot of things, but one thing it’s not is particularly fashionable. When Google finally launches their wearable tech to the masses, all of the innovative features in the world aren’t going to help sell the thing …

San Francisco Bar Giving Free Drinks to ‘Outcast’ Glassholes San Francisco Bar Giving Free Drinks to ‘Outcast’ Glassholes

Let’s say you’re walking around San Francisco, donning a pair of Google Glass, when some guy comes up to you and asks you to stop filming him, lest he “beat the shit out of you”–or something like that. Let’s say …

Leprechaun Burrito Created For LA Food Trucks Using Google Glass Leprechaun Burrito Created For LA Food Trucks Using Google Glass

Google recently shared a video of Roy Choi, co-founder of Kogi BBQ (a Los Angeles food truck), whipping up some of his “new spin on Irish cooking” for St. Patrick’s Day. Why? Because he’s a Google Glass explorer, and uses …

Checking Maps While Driving Not Part of Cellphone Ban, Rules California Court Checking Maps While Driving Not Part of Cellphone Ban, Rules California Court

A California appeals court has ruled that consulting Google Maps on your cellphone is not the same thing as talking or texting on said phone, and therefore does not fall under the handheld ban the state issued back in 2008. …

Google Lobbies to Keep Glass Legal on the Highway Google Lobbies to Keep Glass Legal on the Highway

In news that can’t come as much of a surprise, Google has begun to throw its mighty weight around to halt state legislation that would cripple or even totally ban the use of Google Glass while driving. Reuters reports that …

We Now Have a Report of an Assault by Google Glass Haters We Now Have a Report of an Assault by Google Glass Haters

UPDATE: An earlier version of this article sported the title “We Now Have a Report of a Google Glass Hate Crime.” Of course I wasn’t seriously giving it the gravity of a true hate crime. It was a bit tongue-in-cheek. …

UNC Basketball Player Straps on Google Glass for Warmups UNC Basketball Player Straps on Google Glass for Warmups

Though you’re unlikely to see college or professional athletes sporting Google Glass during actual games, plenty of them are showing what it’s like to really be in the moment, POV style, through Google Glass. Here’s another example of just how …

Google: Being a Glasshole Will Ruin Everything for Everyone Google: Being a Glasshole Will Ruin Everything for Everyone

With new and unfamiliar technology, one of the keys to making sure it grows is to make sure people have a good first impression. For instance, do you really think that all the mall cops of Segways helped Segway? I …

Proposing Through Google Glass Is Already a Thing, Will Probably Become a Bigger Thing Proposing Through Google Glass Is Already a Thing, Will Probably Become a Bigger Thing

Google Glass is still a technology in its infancy–with only a small percentage of “explorers” currently sporting the smart goggles. Still, that hasn’t stopped them from documenting even the most intimate and personal experiences via Glass, for the entire world …

The NYPD Is Reportedly Embracing Google Glass The NYPD Is Reportedly Embracing Google Glass

As the legal battles between early Google Glass adopters and the law enforcement officials who can’t stand the Glassholes heat up, the country’s largest municipal police force is warming to the new tech. VentureBeat is reporting that the New York …

The Sacramento Kings Are Putting Google Glass on Their Players, Mascot, and Dancers The Sacramento Kings Are Putting Google Glass on Their Players, Mascot, and Dancers

The Sacramento Kings are officially the tech geeks of the sports world. Just a few days ago, the Kings organization became the first professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin (people to purchase tickets and merch with the digital currency). Now, …

Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds
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As the debate rages on concerning where you can and cannot operate Google’s new nerd goggles, Google Glass, can we at least agree on something – it’s probably best to leave them out of the movie theater? This is not …

Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official
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We reported two years ago that Google contact lenses were likely on the way, after Glass was unveiled, and finding that one of the engineers had previously given a talk discussing such devices. Now, Google has actually announced smart contact …

Woman Ticketed for Driving with Google Glass Wins in Court Woman Ticketed for Driving with Google Glass Wins in Court
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The California woman who was recently ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving (the first such citation in the country) has been let off the hook. A court dismissed Cecilia Abadie’s ticket on Thursday afternoon, saying that there was no …

New York Lawmaker Pushes for Google Glass Ban for Drivers New York Lawmaker Pushes for Google Glass Ban for Drivers
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If Brooklyn Assemblyman Félix Ortiz has is way, New York highways will be a Google Glass-free zone. The Democrat has introduced legislation to ban the use of Google Glass for those operating a motor vehicle. It would be a expansion …