Jayne Toh Yew Zhen

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Choosing Hurts: Balancing The Pull Toward Family and Work

We westerners live in a culture that is predicated on the belief that having more options gives us greater freedom, which leads to greater happiness. …

Google Maps Helps Man Reunite With Long-Lost Family in Heartwarming Ad

Sometimes, using Google Maps to get directions home means a lot more than mapping out your post-work commute.<p>A new ad for the service features Saroo …

Google Glass Explorer Program comes to an end

Google sent out thousands of invitations to <i>#ifihadglass</i> winners and today the official Project Glass Google+ page announced the Explorer Program has come to a close. All invitations have been sent and if you didn’t receive one, well, better luck next time. If you want to stay in the loop, you can …

Google Glass Assists Surgeons and Medical Students at Ohio State University

Google Glass has been used to film road trips, fashion shows, and boardwalk arrests. Now, a group of surgeons at the Ohio State University Wexner …

The real plan for Google Glass may be to sell it to businesses, not consumers

Yesterday evening in New York City, Google’s Glass team threw a party. It brought together “Explorers” and “Influencers”—the lucky few people who got to try out the computerized glasses Google is developing. Over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, the diverse crowd gushed about the joys and dissected …

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Fullscreen's BEAM brings YouTube sharing capabilities to Google Glass

Google Glass will definitely be popular with YouTubers, but unitl now, there was no way to upload your videos directly through Glass and without a computer. Now however, it is possible for those who own Glass to upload their Glass adventures straight to YouTube, thanks to Fullscreen’s BEAM …

Best uses for Google Glass

Google's smart glasses sound like a cool idea, but how are you really going to use them? Donald bell counts down his list of the top 5 potential uses for Google Glass.<p>Transcript<p>Out of all the cool gadgets coming out this year, the most interesting has got to be Google�s internet-connected eyewear, …

Innovations in 5: Google Glass app lets you take a picture with a wink

Here’s what we’re reading today:<p>1) Now you can take a picture with a wink—that’s if you have Google Glass. A developer has created Winky, an app that allows Glass wearers to take a photo with little more than a wink. Aaron Souppouris of the Verge writes:<p>“The Winky app, currently available for …

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 …

How Google Glass Could Kill Facebook — And Rescue Google+

This doesn't sound like a big deal until you consider the details. And those details suggest Glass could become a huge threat to Facebook and Instagram.<p>It's clear from Thompson's piece on wearing Google's glasses that one of the major changes the device will create is in photography. Look how …

Google Glass: Too Risky to Let Inside Your Business?

Google Glass isn't even in the hands of mass consumers yet and already businesses are starting to ban the device. Here's why.<p>The Google Glass-wearing cyborgs are coming.<p>And if they're anything like this "Saturday Night Live" parody, you're going to see some very awkward situations in public very …

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Google plans to launch app store for Google Glass next year

Google will launch an app store serving Google Glass users and developer next year.<p>The Web giant on Tuesday confirmed to Marketing Land information published Friday in a lengthy New York Times Magazine first-person article. Describing how the lack of an app store initially limited the high-tech …

Looking Through a Different Lens: A Glance at the Google Glass

There has been quite a lot of skepticism about Google Glass, from privacy and safety issues, to the aesthetics of its design. The criticism has even reached the core of the product, that is to say that it provides no compelling benefit to the user. This concern about the lack of a compelling …

How a Google+ GIF Can Get You In Trouble During the Sochi Olympics

I did not want to reopen the GIF controversy, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is making me think about this topic again. No, I'm not talking about the long-running geek debate on how to pronounce GIF, as that was settled back in May when Steve Wilhite, creator of the Graphics …

Inrix Traffic demos Google Glass as a HUD in the car

Lately there's been a lot of hubbub about the use of head-up displays (HUDs) to increase safety by helping drivers to keep their eyes on the road while driving and navigating. Inrix, provider of traffic data and services, is also working on getting into the HUD business, but instead of projecting …

Can Google Glass Help Doctors Perform Safer, More Successful Surgeries?

The world is gaga for Google Glass, but even the nerdiest among us must admit that the practical applications are few thus far. For most, wearing the …

Doctor Wearing Google Glass Live Streams Surgery

A surgeon in Ohio wearing Google Glass live streamed a knee surgery to remote colleagues, demonstrating how the medical world can use wearable …

Google Glass could be a $3B-per-year cash cow

While Google Glass is currently a novelty product for select users, it could earn a good deal of cash for Google within the next few years.<p>According to AllThingsD, which spoke with financial analyst Robert S. Peck of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, the wearable tech could be worth as much as $3.27 …