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Why Google Glass Flopped

With customer service, production and supply chain management, companies are constantly being told that they have to get it right first time. In new technology, however, that mantra is turned on its head.<p>Try to think of a truly great product that realised anything like its full potential in its …

Google Glass

10 best Android Wear 2.0 and Android Wear watch faces

One of the best parts of Android Wear is the ability to customize your watch face. It’s a small thing, but making it look how you want it to look adds a uniqueness that can make your watch truly yours and distinguishable from everyone else’s. There are a ton of great selections, but here are a few …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Google's Project ARA to get trial run in Puerto Rico

We first caught a glimpse of Google's Project Ara modular smartphone early last year, but the company has just shown off a working prototype, and …

Monument Valley Team Reveals The Cost And Reward Of Making A Hit iOS Game

Games and the formula that leads to their success can be a bit of a mystery, perhaps more so on mobile. One of 2014’s big hits, both in terms of critical and audience success, was Monument Valley by ustwogames.<p>The isometric 3D puzzler was breathtaking in terms of its visual design and had nice …

Mobile Gaming

Want a Bud Light Delivery? There's an App For That

Anheuser-Busch has a special delivery planned: with the touch of a button, Bud Light beer lovers can get an order delivered straight to their …

Beer

Google Glass Never Really Had A Fighting Chance

When Google announced it was ending the Glass Explorer program yesterday and handing over the reins to Nest’s Tony Fadell, it seemed to exit with more of a whimper than a scream.<p>Let’s face it, from its earliest days, people loved to hate Glass.<p>In fact, from the moment Google announced Glass, people …

Google Glass can return – but it must clear four big hurdles first

If Google still wishes to make Glass a genuine consumer-focused gadget, rather than a niche-interest product, here’s what it has to fix<p>Congratulations to Google Glass: production may have been halted on its current form, but it will return – and this time as a fully fledged product.<p>Graduating from …

Google Glass

These “Parasitic” Robots Are Designed To Suck Pollution From City Air

A concept for urban drones that perch on a city billboard and harness heat from the neon and pollution from the air to create a more sustainable fuel.<p>The neon billboards that line Hong Kong streets may eventually do more than just sell products. In a new project, a group of designers hopes to use …

Snapchat reveals $485m of funding at a reported $10bn valuation

Lawsuits, leaked snaps and regulatory scrutiny haven’t put investors off messaging app as it finally starts making money from ads<p>Messaging app Snapchat has raised its latest round of funding, $485.6m, which may value the US-based company at more than $10bn.

Messaging