Gloria Sin

Gloria Sin

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Gloria’s tech journey really began when she was studying user centered design in university, and developed a love for observing how people actually use technology. Her bylines include Fast Company, ZDNet, and Tom’s Hardware. She often judges mobile apps competitions like the SIIA CODiE Awards and the Mobile Apps Showdown at CES. When she’s not tripping over various cords and plugs, you can probably find her skating up a storm in a ice rink somewhere.
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Epson’s augmented reality smart glasses show off gesture control at Google I/O

APX Labs showed off its enhanced Moverio BT-100 smart glasses from Epson that can navigate a virtual wall of YouTube videos with a just tilt of your head. The $700 smart glasses feature a pair of transparent lenses so you can see 3D…
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Microsoft working to bring standardized touch input to Chrome

The Microsoft Open Technologies group is trying to unify and standardize coding for pen, touch, and mouse inputs across all Web browsers. In particular, it is working with the Blink community to bring its standard to Chrome.
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Google expands voice search to Chrome on your computer

Google introduces hands-free "conversational search" to desktops and laptops with the Chrome Web browser, Google Now integration and four new languages to the Knowledge Graph at Google I/O 2013.
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Leaked Google Maps sign-up page gives glimpse of what’s to come at Google I/O

The leaked Google Maps sign-up page hints of full-screen maps, smarter search results, Google Earth integration, and route comparison tool. Was this page just a tease or are these features for real?
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Add a 5-megapixel camera module to your Raspberry Pi for $25

Forget about emulating retro games or managing your bike's headlight. This official camera from the Raspberry Pi Foundation can help your Model A or B mini-computer capture 5-megapixel stills and 1080p videos at up to 30 fps.
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Microsoft now lets you Gchat with your friends on Outlook.com and SkyDrive.com

Yes, you read that right. Microsoft is adding Google Talk to Outlook.com, SkyDrive.com, Calendar, and your People contact list so you can Gchat your friends without leaving its services.
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Google triples free cloud storage to 15GB for all your Gmail, Drive, and Google+ needs

Google triples cloud storage capacity to 15GB (30GB for Google Apps users), and lets users decide how to allocate the space between their Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos accounts.
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More Windows Blue rumors surface: Charms menu gets more mouse-friendly, may be free

Besides the Start button and boot-to-Desktop feature, other changes that may be coming to Blue include making the Charms menu more accessible, adding built-in tutorials, and giving this update to Win8 users for free.
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International Space Station incorporating more Linux computers [Updated]

The United Space Alliance, which manages all the computers on-board the ISS, taps Debian 6 as the go-to platform for the station. The OS offers the astronauts flexibility, and more protection from cyber-attacks.
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Turn your smartphone into a laptop with the $250 Casetop dock

Livi Design's $250 Casetop dock turns your smartphone into the brains and touchpad of an 11-inch laptop via HDMI and Bluetooth, and comes with a slide-out Frontbar that you can later upgrade.
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Acer execs approve of Windows Blue, Microsoft’s learning how ‘people living on earth think’

Acer executives hints that the upcoming update to Windows 8 will make it easier to navigate the OS for users with older, non-touch computers. For once, they have kind words for its humbled partner, Microsoft.
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Next stop on the Google Fiber train is Grandview, Missouri

Google just announced it will be expanding its gigabit Internet to Grandview, Missouri, after its Board of Aldermen said "Yes" to bringing the fastest Internet speeds in the U.S. to its residents.