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Samsung Gear Virtual Reality headset leaked in photos


Project Moonlight, as the Galaxy Virtual Reality headset is dubbed, has been in the works for a while now, and many have leaked stories about its specs and app manager, but photos have never surfaced until now. The Verge has acquired a photo of the actual virtual reality headset  that is said to be debuted on September 3 at IFA. ...

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FUN’IKI Ambient smart glasses launched in Japan


Google Glass has started a trend in wearables, but the fact of the matter is that the appearance and design of Glass leave room for improvement since they are bulky and futuristic – not in a good way. They have a Terminator feel that many don’t find appealing, even though it’s high-tech equipment well worth the “embarrassment” of wearing them ...

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Oculus Rift used in surgery procedure


At Perpetuo Socorro hospital in Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), a 60 year old patient underwent an arthroscopy surgery at the knee while being immersed in virtual reality and listening to Claire de Lune. Mrs Ramírez was terrified by the procedure and has requested general anaesthetic. Instead she was offered to wear an Oculus Rift head mounted VR display. The operation ...

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Navdy brings Android into your car, will compete with Google Glass


Let’s face it – the mobile world isn’t limited to smartphones and tablets anymore. A lot of companies are investing heavily into bringing mobile technologies to various environments and parts of your body. We’ve seen a new trend with smartwatches, and Google started a frenzy with Google Glass. But what about our cars? Well, meet Navdy, a nifty new gadget ...

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San Diego Comic-Con bans the use of Google Glasses during panels


We keep hearing from time to time that people with Google Glasses are being prohibited from entering certain places while wearing the device. The electronic glasses certainly offer new and interesting possibilities, but it looks like not everyone is all that excited about them. This time around the device was banned from being used during panels at the San Diego Comic-Con ...

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UK cinemas set to ban Google Glass


UK cinemas are set to ban customers from wearing Google Glass devices amid piracy fears. The £1000 hardware, which only just became available to buy outside of the US, will not be allowed to be worn by anybody wishing to see a movie in the vast majority of cinemas in the country. The move has come because of the ability ...

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Luxury Google Glass Gets First U.S. Third-Party Retailer

Luxury Google Glass

Just when you thought Google Glass might be out of your price range, NET-A-PORTER.COM, a specialty online luxury fashion retailer, has begun offering luxury designs of Google Glass to U.S. customers, becoming the first third-party retailer to offer the technology. The website is selling a limited number of DVF Made for Glass optical and sunglass styles that were designed by Diane von Furstenberg ...

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Samsung plans to launch Android Wear smartwatch at I/O 2014


According to a CNET report, Samsung is planning to launch an Android Wear smartwatch next week during Google’s I/O 2014 developers’ conference. The article says that the upcoming device will be similar to the Galaxy Gear and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches. Moreover, the Korean company seems to be working on two models of this still unannounced device. “Samsung has been working on an Android Wear ...

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Google Glass apps will be discussed in detail next week


It’s been almost two years now since the Google Glass prototype was first presented to the general public at the company’s I/O 2012 conference. The wearable computer officially became available for purchase last month for the price of $1.500 and has been received rather well, although there are still many people who don’t trust the device. A lot of concerns have been raised ...

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