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Google Launches Home Try-On Program For Glass

hunter glass Interested in owning Google Glass, but not sure how it will look on your face? Google now has an in-home try-on program that lets prospective buyers try all four colors of Glass and the entire Titanium Collection in different colors, for free. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 17th

Gadgets

Google Actually Sells Out Of A Google Glass Model

puppy-glasses Apparently some people still want Google Glass. The white model sold out several hours after Google allowed anyone to purchase the product. Models of the other colors are still available -- at least until Google stops selling the product tonight. For today only, Google made Glass available to anyone. This is the first time since the product's announcement that Google has allowed the general… Read More

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Matt Burns

April 15th

Gadgets

Amazon’s Smartphone To Feature Unique But Limited 3D Effects

amazon-smile1 TechCrunch has learned that Amazon's upcoming flagship smartphone, running a forked version of Android, will have head-tracking capabilities offering up limited 3D effects. This key feature will be reserved to just a few built-in gestures, according to a source with first-hand experience of the company's mobile ambitions. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 15th

Gadgets

100 Tesla Model S Convertibles Are Headed To China

nce-tesla-model-s-convertible-001-1 Hold on to your hat. The Tesla Model S is about to get more breezy thanks to a drop-top conversion by Newport Convertible Engineering. Both hard and soft top conversions are now available -- they don't come cheap, though. A soft-top conversion costs $29K and a hard-top $49K. Plus, the buyer has to supply the Tesla Model S. But, once converted, there's no question that you'll have the raddest… Read More

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Matt Burns

April 14th

Gadgets

CarPlay Is Coming To The Third-Party Stereo Market

108205660_alpine-cda-7949jg-car-cd-player-stereo-copper-chassis- iPhone fans will not have to buy a new car to get in on the CarPlay fun if a report from a Japanese business newspaper is correct. Alpine is reportedly planning on releasing an aftermarket stereo sporting CarPlay this Fall. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 14th

Apple

Gadgets

Sonos Adds Google Play Music Support With A Little Bonus

sonos android Finally! Sonos now supports Google Play Music and even allows Android users to cast music to a speaker a la Chromecast and bypass the Sonos app entirely. Users do not need to subscribe to Google's music service. Support was also added for the free cloud locker. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 10th

Gadgets

TouchID, A8 Processor Slated For 2014 iPads

ipad-mini-display According to a research analyst, the next iPad will sport the TouchID fingerprint scanner and a next-gen A8 mobile processor. The analyst also predicts that the upcoming iPad will sport a rear-facing 8MP camera. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 10th

Apple

Gadgets

The Risk And Rush Of Supporting A Crowdfunding Project

crowdfunding-risk1 Last week, a small crowdfunded project called the Healbe GoBe made news, as backers and journalists questioned the company's claims that it could measure caloric intake using a wearable device. While the claims do sound wild at best, the company is sticking to its story -- and Indiegogo is sticking by the project. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 9th

Gadgets

The Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch Is Surprisingly Repairable

gear-fit-gear-2 The original Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch was a hobbled together kit. Nothing was replaceable including the band. Its successor is apparently widely different. Read More

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Matt Burns

April 9th

Gadgets

Netflix Is Now Streaming In 4K

4K TV is here. Sort of. Netflix is now streaming the second season of House of Cards and some nature documentaries in 4K/Ultra HD format. But of course, your TV has to support the higher resolution to take advantage of the extra pixel count. Programs available for viewing in 4K will appear with the Ultra HD 4K label. Netflix confirmed to Multichannel News that the company is now streaming some… Read More

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Matt Burns

April 8th

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