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Report: Google in talks with VSP Global for Google Glass frames, lenses

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Google(s goog) has said it’s working on a solution for Google Glass wearers that require corrective lenses. Few details have …

The AUUG iPhone Grip And App Turns Your Body Into A Musical Instrument

Anything that encourages people to stop hunching over their iPhones like a tech-literate Mr. Burns is a good thing–especially when it also looks cool and makes fun noises. The AUUG Motion Synth, a grip that attaches to your iPhone or iPod touch and creates sound by tracking your movements through …

PulseOn, A Wearable Tech Startup Spun Out Of Nokia, Says It Has The Most Accurate Heart Monitor In The World

During Tero Mennader's five-year stint at Nokia, he worked on developing a piece of now-patented technology for incredibly accurate, "beat-to-beat" heart rate measurement.<p>Just last year, Mennader spun out the idea from Nokia to create PulseOn.<p>PulseOn is a heart rate monitor that you wear on your …

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Google Glass may have found a prescription lens partner

Google is in talks with VSP Global -- a nationwide eye care insurer that also make lenses and frames -- to make Glass available at optometry clinics.<p>Google is in talks with an American vision benefits provider to get Google Glass into the hands of the people who know eyes the best: doctors.<p>VSP …

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Pinterest Details Engineering Process Behind iOS 7 Redesign

Pinterest’s engineering blog has an interesting post providing a behind-the-scenes look at the development process for its iOS 7 app redesign, which went live last month.<p>Software engineer Steven Ramkumar explained the company’s plan to drop iOS 5 support, make use of the new APIs in iOS 7 and …

iOS Email App Swizzle Will Clean up All Your Offers into One Digest

Promises to clean your email inbox of junk and endless offers seem to come along pretty frequently around here, and one of the newest to take on this particular challenge is the Swizzle Inbox Organizer by Keep Holdings.<p>As someone that signs up for <i>a lot</i> of different products and services, <i></i>I decided …

Surface 2 design changes make it more difficult to crack open and repair

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Surface 2 and finds a redesigned interior that makes the tablet difficult and time-consuming to open and repair.<p>On the outside, the Surface 2 may look like its predecessor, the Surface RT. It's ever-so-slightly thinner and lighter than the original, but you'd be …

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