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Unscrambled Q&A: Should Certain Technology Be Banned?

Last week Google Glass officially launched in the United Kingdom. For the sum of 1,000 pounds ($1,700 USD), any U.K. consumer who is interested in testing out one of the most advanced pieces of technology can do so. Unfortunately, not everyone wants this to happen – namely the movie theater industry. According to The Inquirer, […]

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Meet Spire: A Wearable Device That Tracks Your State of Mind

Activity trackers have become commonplace in today’s tech-obsessed society. Seeing someone wearing a smartwatch, Fitbit, Jawbone, or Nike+ Fuelband is not that unusual to us anymore. And while these devices do provide a lot of useful information, they are mostly limited to providing the user with nothing more than data. It’s up to the user […]

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Google Holds One-Day Glass Sale at Golf Tournament, Still No Word on Official Launch

Since its announcement, Google Glass has been one of the most sought-after pieces of technology in recent history. The voice-activated wearable computer has been touted by many tech enthusiasts as being the next step into a future where man and machine are melded as one. Although met with harsh criticisms over privacy concerns, thousands of […]

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Skull-Implanted Antenna Device Allows Color-Blind Man to See Color

Neil Harbisson, a 31-year-old artist, was born with a medical condition known as achromatopsia (ACHM), a condition which affects one in 33,000 people. ACHM is a vision disorder that makes it impossible to distinguish colors. Currently, there is no known cure — but Harbisson has found a solution: surgically implanting a cyborg into his skull. […]

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Google Opens Explorer Program for One Day Only

If you’ve wanted to wrap some Google Glass around your head, now’s your chance to buy a pair. For a limited time (today only), Google is opening up their Explorer Program to anyone that is interested. Previously, participants in the Glass program had to join a waiting list and receive an invitation code to purchase […]

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Google Launches Android Wear, Enters Wearables Market

After much speculation, Google has finally announced they are entering the wearables market. The announcement was made official on the Google Blog where they described how they plan to use this technology to help people live their lives. Whether in your car, pocket or wrist, Android will soon be on the many screens you use […]

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