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Google Glass is missing one critical factor

commentary Before we call Google Glass the next big revolution in tech, remember that it cannot answer one essential question.

By May 7, 2013


The 404 1,263: Where Caroline bribes us with bacon (podcast)

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.

By May 3, 2013


Hey Google Glass, are you recording me?

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.

By May 1, 2013


Can Google Glass ever be fashionable?

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.

By April 29, 2013


Watch out, there's a man wearing Google Glass in your public restroom

Tech personality Robert Scoble boldly declares that he wears Google Glass in public restrooms. Is this a recipe for a brouhaha?

By April 23, 2013


Andy Rubin quashes rumor of departure from Google

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.

By June 10, 2012


Prototype Google Glasses spotted in the wild

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is photographed at a charity event sporting a pair of the augmented-reality specs.

By April 5, 2012


Man says he popped into U.S. with iPad passport

A Canadian man forgets his passport. However, he remembers that he scanned it. So he uses his iPad to show the scan to a border control officer. After some delay, he says he is admitted to the U.S.

By January 3, 2012


Apple iPad launch day

Apple's new tablet goes on sale in the U.S. at 9 a.m. Saturday in all time zones. Keep checking back here for coverage from stores in New York, San Francisco, and Palo Alto, Calif.

By April 3, 2010


Microsoft boffin puts brain into e-coffin

A researcher at Microsoft is progressively transferring the information from his brain into computers, so as to preserve its wisdom.

By September 26, 2009