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Google Glass' awkward interactions parodied on 'Saturday Night Live'

Google Glass and its new approach to a constantly-connected lifestyle has already been the butt of a number of jokes, including Tumblr blogs devoted to showing how ridiculous the device can be. On Saturday's new episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, the writers of <i>Weekend Update</i> also got into the fray, …

New York Times releases Google Glass app for early adopters

The first models of the Google Glass Explorer Edition have been rolling off the production line, and now the <i>New York Times</i> has launched its app for those lucky enough to have a device in hand. To get things going, users will have to link their Google account at a special webpage the <i>Times</i> has set …

Eric Schmidt thinks Glass's voice controls are 'the weirdest thing'

As Google’s Glass device trickles out to developers and early adopters, debates about its use in public continue to simmer online. And if you think it’s weird to speak commands to a computer that you’re wearing on your face, or that there are places where wearing Glass is inappropriate, you should …

Eric Schmidt says consumer version of Google Glass 'probably a year-ish away'

Google has never committed fully to a launch date for a consumer version of Glass, though the headset may not be available as soon as was first thought. Google executive chairman said that a Glass for consumers is "probably a year-ish away" in an interview for BBC Radio 4's "World at One" today. …

Google may deactivate Glass Explorer Edition if you try to sell it

Google has laid out some pretty specific guidelines on what developers working on "Glassware" apps will be able to do, but it turns out owners of the Google Glass Explorer Edition will be facing some limitations as well. As spotted by <i>Wired</i>, the Terms of Sale for the device specifically state that …

First Google Glass Explorer kits arriving to backers, user guide posted online

Yesterday we learned that the first Google Glass units were rolling off the production line, and now we’re seeing the first units actually arriving to customers. Google+ user Brian Allgood has posted the internals of his Explorer Edition kit. The contents aren’t a surprise — yesterday, Google …

Microsoft working on a smartwatch, says WSJ

Microsoft is working on a touch-enabled smartwatch, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i><i>.</i> Citing unnamed supply chain sources, <i>The Journal</i> claims that Microsoft asked Asian suppliers to ship components for the device. If the reports are true, it would be joining the likes of Apple, Samsung, Google, and …

Watch this: Google explains how to create Glass experiences

Google is taking the mystery out of writing services for Glass. Today, the company posted its SXSW presentation on the topic (video below), in which senior developer advocate Timothy Jordan walks us through a high-level overview of the Mirror API, the interface that developers will use to get their …

Couldn’t Make It To SXSW? Now You Can Learn About Google Glass And The Mirror API On YouTube

I’d wager that most of you reading this didn’t make it out to Austin for SXSW, and even fewer of you still have ever gotten some hands-on time with Google’s ambitious Glass project. On the off chance that you’ve been spending these past few weeks agonizing over all the juicy Glass tidbits you …

Wearable technology - separating fact from science fiction

<b>A glimpse into the future</b><i>: It's Monday morning and my pants are already conspiring with my cutlery. "Put down the cheesecake, fat ass!" they yell.</i> …

Wearable Technology Makes Its Way Mainstream | About Verizon

Wearable technology – once an idea of fantasy and the movies – is finding its way into everyday life. With voice controls and hands-free computing becoming the norm, wearable consumer technology is poised to become more mainstream this year.<p>Hands-free computing devices were displayed prominently at …

From Google Glass to the talking shoe

Just as everyone is talking about Google Glass, the much-anticipated smart spectacles, the web giant has taken an unexpected step in the field of wearable technology by unveiling the talking shoe.<p>The training shoe is designed to keep you active by relaying information about your movement and …

Google Glass: getting to grips with 'geek aesthetics'

It's hip, it's hot, but does it look any good? Wearable technology is becoming one of the most exciting parts of the technology sector, inspiring …

Is the Rise of Wearable Electronics Finally Here?

For decades I’ve wanted interesting, beautiful, and (sometimes) functional electronics on the most personal geographies of all, myself. When I think of “living in the future,” it’s what springs to mind: subtle LEDs, lots of polished metal. In this week’s column I’m going to share some milestones, …

"Hello World" DIY Kit Teaches Preteen Girls About Wearable Technology

When Frog Design ran an internal competition for new wearable-technology concepts in 2012, its Seattle office submitted a do-it-yourself kit designed …

ABI Research: Wearable computing devices like smart watches will exceed 485 million annual shipments by 2018

Just when I said that MetaWatch is preparing to launch a fancy-lookin’ version(s) of its smart watch, I caught a press release from ABI Research, …

So what’s it really like to use Project Glass? Take a look

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Google.<p>Facebook Home(s fb) may have stolen the Android(s goog) show of late, but Google’s Project …