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Google Glass Enterprise Edition Headset Found on eBay

Ever since being removed from sale last year, Google has slowly but surely been removing all reference to the device. Now, an unusual version of the headset has been found on eBay, which appears to be…

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Sony’s Future Lab Shows Off First Prototypes

It hasn’t been long since they revealed their Future Lab program, a research and development-focused part of the company that would show off its prototypes in order to get input from the public. At SXSW, the department…

This technology generates power from small bending motions

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MIT Researchers Find Way to Power Wearable Tech with Bending Motions

From smartwatches to fitness trackers, the number of wearable electronics in our lives are only set to increase, but they all have one limiting factor: power. But what if all of these wearables could power themselves…

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Omate Rise Android Smartwatch Crowdfunder Raises $50,000 in Half-an-Hour

The Omate Rise, billed as the “World’s first standalone water-resistant smartwatch with carbon Fiber bezel powered by Android 5.1” by its creators, has smashed its $30,000 goal on Indiegogo, raising over $50,000 in the first half-hour…

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Norton Develops Wireless-Blocking Jeans

Anti-virus service provider Norton has helped develop a pair of jeans capable of blocking wireless signals, designed to protect credit cards and passports from being remotely hacked via radio frequency identification (RFID) signals. The jeans were…

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Smart Helmet Is Indiegogo’s Fastest Funded Campaign of $1 Million

The world’s smartest helmet, the Skully AR-1, is the fastest Indigogo campaign to hit the $1 million donation milestone. Looking at this helmet and what it has to offer, it’s really no surprise. They had set a fundraising…

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Need To Charge On The Go? How About A Solar Dress?

With smartphones becoming so essential to everyday life for most people keeping your device charged is always an issue. So how do you keep your device charged on the go? Well you could buy a battery…

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Turn Any Watch “Smart” with Glance

I bet there are a fair few people our there that want a smart watch, but don’t want to swap our their current favourite time piece in favour of a garish looking LED display. Smart watches…

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Oculus VR Snap Up Valves Michael Abrash

While many reacted badly to Facebook buying up Oculus VR earlier this week, both companies could do with some good news, and now it looks like they have it. Plucked from the ripe tree that is…

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Facebook Drops Oculus Rift Bomb, Internet Fights Back!

Facebook have swooped in to pick up some serious hardware real estate this week, shelling out a staggering $2bn for virtual reality headset creators Oculus. While this new source of financial support is great news for…

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Virgin Atlantic To Trial Google Glass On Flights

Virgin Atlantic are planning to run a six week trial, equipping their cabin crew with Google Glass to see if they can improve the level of customer service they provide to passengers. Google’s wearable tech could…

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Some Of The Weirdest Patents Of 2013

Since we are closing in on the last days of 2013 we thought it would be interesting to look back on some of the most weird and unusual tech patents of this year. Motorola’s Throat Tattoo…

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Pebble Seeds Engineering Schools With 4000 Free Smartwatches

Pebble are looking to spark the fires of innovation with their new project which is aimed at education. The company will be donating over 4000 of their Pebble smart-watches to higher ed schools including Carnegie Mellon,…

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ION Glasses, The Back To Basics Wearable Technology

Google Glass is about giving you a lot of information via its heads-up display, overlaying that information into your vision and that can be a little intrusive and intense for some people, plus you look like…