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Google Glass is removed from Twitter and Instagram

While Google ended its Explorer program for Glass testers a year ago, the device's social media accounts limped on. However, with no relaunch for consumers in sight, the company has finally decided to ditch those, too.
Cool Tech

Google patents version of Glass that affixes a monocle to the end of a flexible headband

A future version of Google Glass could make you look like a futuristic version of Mr. Peanut, according to a new Google patent for an overhauled version of the wearable device that is essentially a monocle attached to the end of a flexible…
Wearables

Volkswagen staff appear to be using Google Glass at work

It seems as if Volkswagen logistics staff are using Google Glass for work. It certainly looks that way, with the car company issuing what it describes as "3D smart glasses" to a number of employees following a successful three-month trial.
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Chromebit PC debuts, Vizio TV tracking, Google Glass 2 cometh? DT Daily 2:06

Google's Chromebit stick PC with Chrome OS is just $85, turning off data tracking on Vizio smart TVs, details trickle out on the next iteration of Google Glass.
Wearables

Google working on two Glass-like devices ‘without displays’

Google's Glass team is reportedly working on three new headsets, two of which don't include a display. Details are sketchy at the moment, though at least one of the devices is thought to be an audio-focused gadget aimed at sports…
Wearables

Google renames Glass team ‘Project Aura’, working on ‘cool wearables’

Google has reportedly hired a bunch of engineers and developers for its Glass team, which is now thought to be working under the name "Project Aura." Besides working on a new version of Glass, Aura is also said to be developing other "cool…
Wearables

Google Glass 2.0 news: Enterprise Edition may have a foldable hinge and ruggedized body

All eyes are on Google as it gets ready to release the second version of its Glass eyewear, and rumors suggest that the new device is going to have a focus on business use, and not be available to general consumers at all.
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Trends with Benefits: Augmented reality and terraforming the moon

is Google relaunching a dud with Google Glass 2.0? The marketing appears to be towards "professionals," but will the new design be enough to overcome the bad publicity version 1.0 received? Microsoft's Hololens certainly has more appeal…
Photography

Google Glass wants you to feel magical by taking photos using finger frames

Google recently filed and was awarded a patent for finger framing, which will literally allow you to take pictures of what you frame with your thumb and index fingers of each hand.
Wearables

Is Google planning a Glass relaunch in the near future?

A job role being advertised for Google suggests that version 2.0 of Glass isn't far away — the position requires experience of consumer product launches as well as quality and reliability testing.
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Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things

Google is developing an OS for the Internet of Things codenamed "Brillo." This should be announced next week at Google I/O. This marks an important step in Google entering the IOT market after purchasing Nest and other companies.