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Google Glass patent shows that specs may become a monocle

Although the first generation of Google Glass was a failure, the company may not be giving up on the techie specs.

By November 27, 2015


Single-use monocle may be nerdiest accessory ever on Kickstarter

Forget goggles. Today's discerning hipster geek prefers the distinctive look of a classy monocle, carried in a convenient single-serving size.

By March 17, 2015


Hipster-riffic Skinnyfatties service slims down your chunky neckties

Got a fat, out-of-date necktie? Send it in to Skinnyfatties, a service that transforms chunky neckwear into hip, slim suit accessories.

By April 14, 2015


This obnoxious birthday card will drive you totally crazy

Become the most-hated gift giver in history by bestowing on your buddies an electronic singing birthday card that won't shut up.

By April 4, 2015


Microsoft Monocles? Redmond to make its own Google Glass?

An analyst sends a note to the effect that Redmond will next year become Red-eye-mond. Can this possibly be anything but true?

By April 4, 2013


​Sony teases head wearables at CES 2015: SmartEyeglass Attach and Smart B-Trainer

Smart monocles and coaching headsets: Sony's striving for eyes and ears at this year's CES.

By January 5, 2015


With PSN, Xbox Live back online, focus shifts to hackers taking credit

The identities and motives of Lizard Squad members, who claim to be behind gamers' holiday-break headache, take center stage now that the services have been restored.

By December 29, 2014


​Google Glass for travel: Hands-on with four fun new apps

Should you be up for spending $1,500 on smart facewear to go traveling this summer, here's what it's like using the latest Glass software on the go.

By May 15, 2014


What it would take to get me to wear Google Glass on my glasses

Glasses with Glass? Google's latest design tweak to its wearable headsets is a smart move, but not quite enough to get me to leap.

By January 28, 2014


iPhone trade-in scheme comes to UK Apple Stores

Bored of your old iPhone? Apple will take it off your hands -- as long as you buy a slightly cheaper new one.

By October 14, 2013