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Is Google Glass Bad for Your Eyes?

Google Glass is capable of some amazing things. Just look at this first crop of videos shot wearing a them. But given how much damage you do to your …

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Google gets people ready for Glass with new how-to video

Google's Project Glass is still exotic, futuristic, and distant — it's available only forextremely early adopters, including "creative individuals" who were let in through a Twitter and Google+ contest. But a year or more ahead of its consumer launch, Google is already trying to get ordinary people …

Google Glass Will Soon Also Let iPhone Users Access Navigation And Text Messages

To use text messaging and navigation on Google Glass, users currently have to pair it with an Android phone and install the Glass companion app on their phones. This will change very soon, however, one of the Google representatives in its New York office told me when I picked up my own unit …

Look Ma, No Hands! How to Post Your Google Glass Videos to YouTube.

Google Glass is game-changing/ghastly/going to go the way of the Segway. Pick any or all!<p>In any case, it is coming, and at some point some of you who …

How Would We Know If Google Glass Was Any Good?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Glass has itself a marketing problem: maybe the small number of people who have tried Glass …

Through The Looking Glass: What You’ll See Through Google’s Lens

I’ve spent a little over three weeks with Google Glass, and I’ve noted that the utility aspect of the device is strong, but the fun isn’t there yet. It feels a lot like the original iPhone did, before it had the App Store.<p>In this video, we discuss some of the quick assumptions about Glass, …

What It's Like To See Through Google Glass

But now it's time to reveal what it looks like to actually see through Glass.<p>Google Glass and Android game developer Laura Ockel recently recorded a video of the user interface shown through the Glass device. Ockel and her company, Tesseract Mobile, are also the developers behind the unofficial …

Google Glass apps: everything you can do right now

Google Glass isn’t ready for prime time. Even Google knows this, which is why it hasn't shipped to the masses yet. Instead, Google floated a few units to “Explorers,” glorified guinea pigs who can enjoy the joys and trials of this cuttingest edge of cutting edge technologies. But nascent or not, …

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Soon There Will Be Google Glass for Everyone and Everything

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Now that Google Glass is a much-talked about, much-hyped tech thing, the pseudo-clones have already …

How We're All Going To Be Using Wearable Technology

It would be stretching a point to say that traditional tattoos are wearable technology, but in some ways there are, and the same case could be made for mobile phones. They're permanently with many of us; we 'wear' them in the same way that some of us 'wear' tattoos that were etched onto our skin by …

OpenGlass uses Google Glass to identify objects for the visually impaired (video)

Dapper Vision's OpenGlass project sees Google Glass' camera as useful for more than just hands-free pictures -- it's a tool for interpreting the world around us. To show that potential, the two-person group has tested two of its Glass apps with visually impaired wearers. The first, Question-Answer, …

Why Google Glass costs $1,500 now and will likely be around $299 later (Updated)

If the $1,500 price tag for Google(s goog) Glass is a budget buster for you, don’t give up hope just yet. When the wearable gadget arrives on the …

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Google Glass likely to come with $299 price tag at launch

When Google Glass was first released by Google to the general public earlier this year, people who were included in the group of early adopters — called Glass Explorers — were asked to pony up $1,500 each in exchange for the hardware. Many said this price was too high. But surely, Google will tone …

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Look out retailers: Google Glass has a price comparison app!

Retail store owners might get a little disappointed when they see someone walk in wearing Google Glass(s goog). A new app for the wearable display …

OpenGlass gives Google Glass real-time augmented reality (video)

To some, Google Glass is nothing more than a notification machine, but there are others who see Glass as an AR headset waiting to happen. OpenGlass is among those looking to give Glass augmented reality powers, and it's figured out how to implement simple AR in real-time. The trick was accomplished …

MyGlass app lets you control Google Glass via your phone

Google Glass owners can now control the interface by swiping and tapping their way on an Android phone or tablet via the MyGlass app.<p>Updated Thursday in the Google Play story, MyGlass offers an altenative to Google Glass owners who may not always want to nod their head or speak a command to control …

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Now Is the Worst Time To Buy A PS4 Or Xbox One

Both Sony and Microsoft have brand new video game consoles launching this fall, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. People are lining up for the new PS4, which launches November 15. Microsoft has a bunch of sharks guarding the first Xbox One to be sold on November 22. Glitzy commercials are running …

Xbox Live's free 'Games with Gold' promo comes to Xbox One in 2014

Microsoft's Games with Gold promotion, in which Xbox Live Gold subscribers get access to free games each month as part of their membership, is coming to Xbox One, according to the company.<p>Xbox Live director of programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb says details on how Microsoft will implement Games …

PS4 vs. Xbox One: A call for peace

Before there was Apple vs. Samsung… before there was iOS vs. Android… before there was BlackBerry vs. the world… there was Xbox vs. PlayStation. The …

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which Are You More Excited About?

Gamers everywhere are eager to get their hands on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but many are still trying to decide which new console is right for …

Xbox Live Gold Members Will Receive Free Monthly Xbox One Games During 2014

Microsoft has today announced via a tweet that Xbox Live Gold members will receive free monthly Xbox One games during 2014. Unfortunately Microsoft …

10 ways Xbox Live changed gaming forever

11 years after it launched for the original Xbox, Microsoft's Xbox Live now has over 48 million members in 41 countries. Where the Sega Dreamcast and …

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Review: Xbox One makes strong play for living room

In the early days of the video game console, consumers were buying a device built with one purpose: to play games.<p>That mind-set started to change during the era of Sony's PlayStation 3, Nintendo's Wii and Microsoft's Xbox 360, when the inclusion of applications to listen to music, view movies and …

Xbox One Problems Affect Only 'a Very Small Number' of Customers

The Xbox One may only have been on sale for around 24 hours, but that’s plenty of time for launch day gremlins to rear their head.<p>According to various reports, some of the launch day Xbox One units seem to be suffering from assorted hardware problems – just like the PlayStation 4.<p>The issues, which …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Turtle Beach offering limited-time Xbox One headset upgrades

Turtle Beach is offering upgrades until Jan. 30, 2014, on select Xbox 360 headsets to make them compatible with Xbox One.<p>The promotion only applies to four models: the XP400, XP510, XP Seven and X42. Those who purchase an Xbox 360-compatible headset now can sign-up to receive an upgrade kit when …

Here are all the Xbox One voice, gesture commands (updated)

Microsoft posted a guide to Xbox One voice commands, including how to navigate menus, control volume and multitask, on its Tumblr.<p>The image, which you can view on Tumblr, features more than 30 commands. In addition to basic functions, like turning the Xbox One on and off, users can issue voice …