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Pad & Quill introduces three new rich iPad Pro cases with linen, leather, and wood

With the iPad Pro now available and shipping around the world, the artisanal Apple accessory makers at Pad & Quill have introduced three new high-end cases to hold and protect the larger tablet. Whether you’re looking for a book-style carrying case that holds Apple Pencil or a nice leather bag that …

As Xbox One Looks More Like PS4, Sony Still Has One Key Advantage

The Xbox One keeps changing. After Microsoft previously announced that all developers would need to find publishers for their Xbox One games — effectively shutting down the burgeoning indie gaming scene — it has now walked back and announced that self-publishing is allowed after all, the company …

Xbox One ist auch Debugging-Konsole, Richtlinien für Indie-Entwickler werden gelockert

Microsoft hat gute Nachrichten in Sachen Xbox One. Anders als bei vorherigen Generationen der Spielkonsole lässt sich die kommende Version auch als Debugging-Konsole einsetzen. So sparen gerade unabhängige Entwickler viel Geld für ein extra Gerät. Marc Whitten von Microsoft hat das in einem …

Microsoft’s Xbox One Welcomes Independent Game Publishers

Microsoft came out of this year’s E3 with its share of scrapes and bruises. Of the various announcements the company made regarding its upcoming Xbox …

The Backstory on Google’s Investment in Google Glass Micro-Display Supplier Himax

With 10,000 Google Glass “Explorer Editions” out today, and a broad consumer release said to come in 2014, the question is how many people will be …

Google Buys Stake In Google Glass Maker Himax

Google has purchased a 6.3 percent stake in Himax, the company is responsible for manufacturing Google Glass for Google, and the cash injection will …

Four apps that would make Google Glass truly useful

In its current incarnation, Google Glass is very much a beta, possibly even an alpha—in other words, a prototype that Google happens to be selling for $1,500 to a limited group of trial users. But as technology does its thing—smaller, faster, cheaper—and Google (or someone other than Google) …

The Man Who Predicted Google Glass Forecasts The Near Future

Google Glass isn't even available to the public yet. But the wearable technology that packs a tiny computer into a lightweight frame has already faced mockery, condemnation, fear and threats of regulation. As NPR's Steve Henn reported in May:<p>"Right now, Google Glass might be the world's worst spy …

Cheaper, Sportier Google Glass Competitor Is Now Available For Pre-Order

The XTREME Google Glass. Google Glass 2000! (It's actually called the Recon Jet, and it looks pretty sweet.)<p>With all the hubbub about Google Glass, it's easy to miss all the other companies that are also taking advantage of the availability and power of tiny smartphone components for head-up …

Google Glass wearer scans museum’s Marcus Aurelius bust for 3D printing

The unsuspecting bust of Marcus Aurelius as it was drive-by scanned by Google Glass wearer Todd Blatt.<p>It was just yesterday that I wrote a story on …

The Real Reasons Microsoft, Sony Chose AMD For The Xbox One And PS4

It has been two weeks since E3, the world’s largest gaming show, and the final pieces of the game console puzzle are starting to come into place. The public knows what the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 look like, what they will run, what they won’t, digital rights management and their price. …

Coupons.com KitchMe Google Glass app Introduces Hands-Free Cooking

Google Glass is still a fair way off being a commercial product, but that hasn’t stopped developers from creating a bunch of new apps for the intriguing head-mounted computer. Coupons.com is the latest to step up to the plate with KitchMe, a free app designed to help budding chefs and food …

Google Glass

Google's Project Glass is getting closer to reality for consumers. Here's a closer look at the augmented reality glasses.

The Future of Movies: How Will Google Glass Change Filmmaking?

We’re still months away from the consumer release of Google Glass, Google’s spectacles-like mobile device that’s the most anticipated gadget since …

Google Glass does have a diversity problem. Here's why it matters

It's hard not to feel a twinge of sympathy for Dean Johnson. Like other applicants to Google's #ifihadglass scheme providing early access to its …

Why Xbox One's used games policy doesn't need to be the end of gaming as we know it

That's what the outrage is all about: the closing of that loophole.<p>I recently bought every single Grand Theft Auto game ever made on Steam for under $15 -- total.<p>There's a stench of hypocrisy that emanates from a class of gamer who demands progress on every level from a new console, yet …

Possible future Google Glass lessons in Trulia's app

From aiding first responders to real-time language translation, Google Glass has software developers excited for the potential of wearable computing. But the true test of success for Glass may be how quickly it's adapted to more commonplace uses, such as helping real estate listing company Trulia …

Google may not like it, but facial recognition is coming soon to Glass

Startup founder outlines facial recognition for Glass, calls device a "car for the mind."<p>PALO ALTO, Calif.—Even while sitting in a café on University …

Microsoft Contractors Are Manipulating Comments About Xbox One On Reddit, Says Redditor

Representatives of Microsoft may be hanging out on the social news site voting up positive comments about the Xbox One, voting down negative comments and adding pro-Xbox comments of their own, Misty Silver says.<p>Misty Silver didn't reveal his/her real identity, except to say. "I work for a marketing …

GameStop President Tony Bartel Promises 'Seamless Transition' Of Xbox One Used Game Sales

Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for Xbox One when it comes to the playing of used games, the digital distribution of titles and the sharing capabilities of games. As GameStop President Tony Bartel told me immediately after the Xbox One reveal, the next gen console will play used games. But …

One Month With Google Glass: To Return or Not to Return?

About 30 days ago I went to Google's headquarters in Chelsea Market in New York City. For weeks I had been not-so-patiently waiting for this day. I …

Larry Page Thinks It Won't Bother You To See People Wearing Google Glass Next To You While You Pee

Sometimes this gap between how Larry Page views the world and how the rest of the world views the world comes into focus as something deeper and wider - a chasm.<p>Yesterday, at Google's shareholder meeting, was one of those times.<p>What happened was, Page started talking about Google Glass.<p>He said that …

Tech media freaks out over Google Glass at a shareholder's meeting

June 07, 2013 | 2:32 PM<p>“Banned! Google Glass Prohibited from Shareholder Meeting,” reads CNBC's headline. It’s ripe with irony right?<p>There’s been a lot of privacy concerns over Google’s infamous wearable computer. While Google glass sits conspicuously on your face, using its functions can be very …

Google Glass XE6 Update Rolls Out Adding Enhanced Image Quality

Google has announced a new update for their new Google Glass eyewear today that brings with it upgraded photo quality together with a the obligatory …

Without Opt In, Google Glass Will Generate Hostility

The nature of life with Google Glass is becoming clearer, and it’s not a pretty picture.<p>Definitive protocols have yet to be established, but it’s a good guess that the socially limited geeks who particularly like Google Glass are not going to be doing any enlightened social engineering anytime …

Man Proposes To Girlfriend, Captures With Google Glass

This is a video of Breon Nagy proposing to his girlfriend atop Leeds Castle while wearing Google Glass. It's just the right amount of sweet and sappy …

The make(out)-or-break(up) for Google Glass: Dating

I have a confession to make.<p>Please don't tell everyone, but I'd like to kiss someone who's wearing Google Glass.<p>In fact, if you really push me up against this wall and make me talk, I'd also like to kiss someone while wearing Google Glass.<p>It's not that I don't think Google Glass is stranger than …

Putting The Google Glass Criticisms To Bed

Another day, and another batch of stories online about how Google Glass will destroy the very fabric of western civilisation – this week it’s about facial recognition software and how Google will not allow this to happen until they have safeguards in place.<p>Putting aside the obvious questions I …

Will Microsoft sell Bing or Xbox?

Influential and long-time Microsoft analyst Rick Sherlund argued in a May 28 research report that it's time for Microsoft to get rid of Bing and/or Xbox.<p>The title of Sherlund's note -- "Pressure Building to Realize Greater Shareholder Value" -- makes it plain where he's coming from.<p>"We think there …