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This Neural Implant Knows When Your Next Seizure Will Strike

Epilepsy affects some 60 million people worldwide, and for 40 percent of them, the drugs don't work—conventional treatments show no effect against …

Gamifying your health with Google Glass: a glimpse into the future

<i>Chris Hollindale is cofounder and CTO of seed-funded stealth startup Hasty.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried out a Nike+ FuelBand, a Jawbone UP, or apps like RunKeeper or Strava for runners and cyclists, the chances are that you’ve seen the powerful effects that gamification can have.<p>Gamification is an …

Google Glass app lets you sneak photos with a wink

Developers are just beginning to discover Glass' hidden capabilities<p>A Google Glass developer has created an app that allows you to take a photo using just your eye. The Winky app, currently available through GitHub, lets you power up Glass from standby mode and snap a quick photo. Mike DiGiovanni, …

Smart pajamas read your kids a bedtime story

Get ready to scan your children. The timeless onesie's getting a digital upgrade with a set of jammies that link to stories and lullabies on a smart device.<p>Technology has tiptoed into kids' pajamas with onesies covered in QR codes that link to bedtime stories.<p>"It's time for bed, Tommy. Brush your …

Kids

Google beware: Wearable technology is more than just seeing and speaking

Innovations with human-computer interaction technology keep making leaps and bounds. It seems like eons ago when Kinect created a game console that …

Coming Soon: Turn Your Kitchen Counter Into a Touch Screen

The futurist consensus is that someday household surfaces, like kitchen counters and refrigerator doors, will function like giant iPads, with …

Augmented Reality

Google Glass a hit with early adopters

Back when she was in college, software developer Monica Wilkinson says she used to dream of “being able to carry a computer in my head,” instead of …

Google Glass

Google Glass review (Explorer Edition)

Stand in a line of people in just about any major metropolitan area in the world and you'll see the same thing: slouched shoulders and down-turned faces staring glumly at smartphone screens. Some people never look away, completely immersed in whatever is happening in the palm of their hands, while …

A Modest Proposal: Google Glass Meets Facebook

<i>In the series</i> "A Modest Proposal," <i>my colleagues and I will propose inventions and projects that I think are eminently doable and would love made real.</i><p>…

Will Twitter let tweeters tweet with a twitch on Google Glass?

If you thought the only thing lacking from the vision of Robert Scoble wearing Google Glass in the shower was the ability to tweet the vision direct …

Google Glass

New mobiles that change shape are 'only a matter of time'

They used to be the size of a brick, but the next generation of mobile phones will be much easier to hold because they will change shape in the palm of your hand.<p>Made from new intelligent plastics and metals with a memory they will turn into a games console by bending at the edges to give users …

Google Now Launches On iOS

Google just released Google Now for iOS through an update to the Google Search app for iOS. Google maintains that the service is exactly the same as Google Now on Android, though certain flourishes like swiping upward to launch the application sadly cannot carry over to Apple’s closed iOS ecosystem.<p>…

Jarvis Is A Personal Assistant That Goes Beyond Siri To Embrace The Connected Home

If you’re an Iron Man fan, you already know about Jarvis, Tony Stark’s personal assistant (who’s either a human or a virtual AI, depending on how long you’ve been following the comic). Jarvis is the glue that keeps Stark’s business, personal and super hero lives running smoothly. Which is why …

AT&T Enters the World of Home Automation

Armed with a smartphone and an app, you can control many aspects of your digital life. You can unlock your front door from afar with Lockitron, …

This Wristband Could Change Healthcare

<i>Jawbone is launching is UP wristband in Europe. Beyond the quirky gadget lies a much larger project: Changing healthcare — for better or for</b> …

The Indestructible Touchscreen Kiosks That Will Take Over New York's Subways

Over the last few weeks you might've heard about the ultra-futuristic information kiosks recently developed for the New York City subway system. It's …

Fujitsu has developed technology that can turn a surface into a touchscreen: http://on.mash.to/11clpVD

Skip Google+ Sharing And Tweet Photos Directly From Google Glass With GlassTweet

We’re on the ground in New York City at the Disrupt Hackathon and there are a lot of interesting things being created. Since I’m walking around wearing Google Glass, I’ve obviously been looking for teams building apps for it.<p>I met up with Jonathan Gottfried, Twilio’s Developer Evangelist, and he …

Google releases Glass kernel GPL source, lets developers have at it

While our own Tim Stevens is currently adapting to life with Google Glass, developers are going beyond scratching the surface and actually starting to fiddle with what's inside. Hot on the heels of Jay Freeman rooting Glass, Google's throwing devs a bone by publicly releasing the kernel source. …

Of course hackers have already cracked Google Glass — Google wanted them to

Google Glass may only be in the hands of a few people, but some of these folk have already found a way to crack it.<p>Jay Freeman, a hacker who goes by “Saurik”, says he tested a known exploit in Android 4.0 that he used to get root access to Glass. The move could, in theory, allow Glass owners to …

Living with Google Glass, Day Three: Security Checkpoint

You might be inclined to think that airport security is not the best place to wear Google Glass. You'd probably be right, but given the amount that I travel it was pretty-well inevitable that I'd cross through some security checkpoint before the course of this testing would be through.<p>I'm honored …

Living with Google Glass, Day Two: Around the House

"You look ridiculous." This was not exactly the reaction I was hoping to receive from my wife the first time she saw me wearing Glass. She was long-since asleep when I arrived late the night before, and so had missed my triumphant, technologically augmented homecoming. I confess Google Glass is a …

Living with Google Glass, Day One: The Reveal

In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made its way to my …

Your life in 2033

Imagine you are an urban professional living in a western city a few decades from now. An average morning might look something like this:<p>There will …