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Apple

Listen, Google and Apple, this is not how you reanimate obsolete technology!

If we’re going to be forced to wear glasses and watches again, then here 7 other technologies we’d like to bring back from the dead.
Emerging Tech

Google offers up a few snippets of info from top-secret Glass Foundry events

Google's recent Glass Foundry events for its high-tech eyewear appear to have been a success. The company has said that developers and engineers at the gatherings in San Francisco and New York came up with "over 80 new ways to use Glass".
Emerging Tech

Second Sight glasses help cure blindness and approved for sale in the U.S.

Second Sight's Argus II glasses and retinal prosthesis help restore sight to those suffering from retinitis pigmentosa and got FDA approval for sale in the U.S. There's no word yet as to when they will actually hit the market, or what the…
Emerging Tech

Hands on: Adlens John Lennon variable focus glasses is one (hippie) pair fits all

Instead of taking that annual trip to the eye doctor for a new prescription, Adlens offers a variable focus glasses you can adjust to match your desired strength. Oh, and you get to look like you came straight out of the 60s.
Emerging Tech

Microsoft Glass: Patent shows computer giant is considering augmented reality specs

According to the details of a patent released this week, Microsoft may be looking to take on Google with its own pair of augmented reality specs.
Emerging Tech

Sony subtitle glasses: Adding closed captioning to any movie theater experience

Sony has unveiled the new subtitle glasses that will allow the hearing impaired to enjoy a full movie theater experience, complete with closed captioning.
Smart Home

Instaglasses always let you see the world in vintage filters

You practically Instagram everything you see anyway, so why not alter your vision to feel like you're on Instagram 24/7?
Emerging Tech

How robotic glasses can make the blind ‘see’

Scientists are working on ways to use cameras atop glasses to tell blind people where they are in a space, and what is all around them. It's not sight, but it might be the next best thing.
Android

Opinion: Less-than-wholesome uses for Google’s AR glasses

Google’s augmented reality (AR) glasses could open up a range of exciting, virtuous possibilities that help change the world for the better… or some of these.
Emerging Tech

Google’s ‘Terminator specs’ coming this year, says report

A new report suggests Google's augmented reality specs could be in available as early as this year, costing "around the price of current smartphones."
Android

Apple and Google independently developing wearable, reality augmenting smartphones

Rumors are flying about Apple and Google both developing their own versions of wearable, augmented reality smartphone devices.
Emerging Tech

Scientists create glasses that expose what people are really feeling

A new kind of glasses can reveal a person's true emotions. But when it comes to technology that can reveal uncomfortable details, the specs are only the beginning.
Smart Home

Warby Parker launches new sunglasses to help Invisible Children

The eyewear experts at Warby Parker have teamed up with Invisible Children to create a pair of stylish black sunglasses for a good cause.
Smart Home

Warby Parker debuts 14 new vintage eyeglass styles

Eyewear connoisseurs Warby Parker have recently added 14 new vintage-inspired styles to their 2011 collection.
Smart Home

Sigma Tumbler recasts the mighty Solo cup in glass

Still love those red plastic cups you carried around in college? The Sigma Tumbler brings it back with a touch more class.