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Apple could be planning new wearables push, starting with smart glasses

Apple might be looking to get in on a risky market where Google famously failed with its botched Google Glass project. According to rumors, Apple is currently exploring smart glasses as part of a push into augmented reality.
Wearables

Vue’s new glasses on Kickstarter are the smart glasses we always wanted

A new Kickstarter campaign has started for a pair of smart glasses called Vue. But what makes these different from the likes of Google Glass? The fact that they look like everyday glasses.
Wearables

Next version of Google Glass could be powered by AA batteries, patent shows

According to Google's latest patent, the next version of Glass could have a number of significant changes, such as a touchpad for easier control and the ability to power the device with AA or AAA batteries.
Photography

Blincam brings the blink-to-shoot feature to a regular pair of glasses

A Japanese crowdfunding project is looking to bring the blink-to-shoot feature to a pair of plain glasses. While it's too early to tell if it will solve the issues raised by other blink cameras, the Blincam has grabbed the…
Features

Before China becomes a tech superpower, it needs to face its copying conundrum

China wants to be a tech superpower, but a well-known reputation for shamelessly copying innovators is giving the country’s manufacturers a bad name, and obscuring their own innovations.
Cool Tech

Your skull has a unique ‘fingerprint’, and SkullConduct lets you use it as a password

Researchers have developed an innovative biometric authentication technique by tapping into Google Glass features and recognizing the unique sound pattern of each person's skull.
Cool Tech

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.
DT Daily

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…