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Commentary: Forget the privacy issues -- it was a long list of other shortcomings, social and technical, that doomed Glass. Can Google learn for the next go-round?
Two years ago, the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, was sprinkled with people wearing Google's smart eyewear. This year, it seemed like no one was wearing it. Except me.
When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.
commentary Before we call Google Glass the next big revolution in tech, remember that it cannot answer one essential question.
After a two-year absence, Caroline McCarthy finally makes her return to the show to tell us about her time at Google and why she did the impossible and left.
The Glass display is on when in record mode, but it's not easy to detect from a distance or if you are unaware that someone with strange glasses is staring at you.
While Robert Scoble posts pictures of himself wearing Google Glass in the shower, those of a more intellectual bent offer that there are historical reasons why Google Glass may never catch on.
Tech personality Robert Scoble boldly declares that he wears Google Glass in public restrooms. Is this a recipe for a brouhaha?
Android chief says he just lends free office space to the startup at the center of the rumor and has no plans to leave the Web giant. Also: 900,000 new Android devices activated every day.
Google co-founder Sergey Brin is photographed at a charity event sporting a pair of the augmented-reality specs.