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Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds

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 a piracy argument, and it’s not an argument for or against any tactics law enforcement may or may not have …

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Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official

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 lenses. It’s not what you think though. It’s not the contact lens version of Google Glass. At least not yet. …

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Woman Ticketed for Driving with Google Glass Wins in Court

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 proof that her Google Glass was actually operating when she was pulled over. The officer that cited Abadie back in …

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New York Lawmaker Pushes for Google Glass Ban for Drivers

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 upon the state’s current handheld cellphone ban and Ortiz says that it is part of his “crusade for public safety.” …

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Augmented Reality Tech Could Have Business Implications, Says Analyst

As the wearable computing industry begins to ramp up this year, Google and other companies already have their sights set on connected eyewear. Devices such as Google Glass are expected to make up a large part of the consumer device market in the coming decade, but the technology could also prove very useful to the enterprise sector as well. Market …

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Google Glass Helper Is Conan O’Brien’s Latest Take On Glass

Google Glass is positioned to revolutionize the way we live our lives by delivering up to date information directly to our eyes. It’s an incredibly cool piece of technology, and one that people are likely to buy into in a big way. I can’t help but feel, however, that there’s something missing. Conan O’Brien shared with us last night a …

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Google Play Music Is Now On Google Glass

Ever since it was first introduced, Google Glass has been pointed to as the future of wearable computing. While it certainly looks futuristic, the tech couldn’t handle many of the features that we’ve come to expect out of our smart devices. That’s slowly changing, however, as Google is beginning to add more and more features to Glass ahead of its …

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Google Glass May Come To Optometry Offices

Google is reportedly in talks to create prescription lenses for Google Glass, and get them in optometry offices. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the company has been talking to VSP Global, a vision benefits provider, about doing so, though the talks are said to just be in the early stages. It will certainly be interesting to see where …

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Smart Glasses Market to Hit 10 Million Shipments by 2018

With Google preparing to launch a consumer version of Google Glass sometime next year and Samsung already working on a competing device, the computing eyewear industry is about to either take off or flop in a big way. This week, market research Juniper Research released a report predicting that the smart glasses industry will hit 10 million yearly shipments by …

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Google Glass Gets Voice Command For Music

Google announced today that it has added some new functionality to Google Glass that will be appealing to music lovers. Over the course of the next few weeks, Google will be rolling out a new voice command that will let users access tracks from Google Play Music. Just say, “Okay Glass, listen to…” and start listening to whatever you want. …

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Expect To Pay A Lot For Google Glass Accessories

Consumer electronic accessories are typically some of the most overpriced products you will ever buy. Want to protect your new Galaxy S 4? That rubber bumper cover will cost you $50. Want to use a controller with your tablet? That will be another $60. We’ve come to expect this sort of thing with smartphones and tablets, and it looks like …

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Google Glass-Wearing Driver Ticketed in California

If you’re driving around in the state of California, you might want to ditch the Google Glass. A California woman has been ticketed for wearing Google Glass while operating a motor vehicle, or more specifically “driving with a monitor visible.” Cecilia Abadie took to Google+ to tell the story, and ask her followers for clarification on the laws regarding Google …

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