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The Future of Tech Is Sideways Headphones

For better or for worse, Silicon Valley is always on the hunt for The Next Big Thing. But while tech giants like Apple and Google have bet big on developing the latest wearable technology, the real future of smart devices might have been sitting right under our noses (or is it on top our heads???) all along. Read More >>

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Americans are Surprisingly Optimistic About the Future of Technology

Even in an age of security leaks and government surveillance, amazingly, Americans still feel pretty good about the role that technology will play in their lives, according to a new study. However, when you ask them about the specific advances—like bioengineering, wearable tech, drones, and robots—Americans are a bit more wary of welcoming the future. Read More >>

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Samsung Gear 2 Teardown: Surprisingly Repairable for a Smartwatch

If you've been wondering how Samsung manages to cram everything into its Gear 2 smartwatch, then wonder no longer: iFixit has torn the thing apart to see what they've crammed into its tiny frame. Read More >>

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This Wearable Abacus is Basically the World’s Oldest Smart Ring

Smart rings may seem like something from an impossible (or at least highly unlikely) vision of the future, but surprisingly enough, tech you can wrap around your little finger isn't anything new. Just take this itty-bitty abacus from the 17th century as proof. Read More >>

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Virgin Atlantic is Using Google Glass to Improve Passenger Check-In

Customer privacy be damned. Virgin Atlantic is kicking off a trial using Google Glass and Sony's SmartWatch 2 to provide its employees with personalised data about its upper class passengers. Read More >>

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Is There Any Wearable Tech You Actually Want to Wear?

Smart glasses, fitness trackers, intelligent contact lenses, hell, even weird bracelets that tell you when to get out of the sun. Wearable tech seems to be very much the future—just ask Dilbert—but do you want to wear any of it? Read More >>

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Chinese Counterfeiters Don’t Knock-Off Wearable Tech, No One Wants Them

When you've got a hit, somebody's gonna try to rip it off. The rule is almost universal, applying to erotic fiction books the same way it applies to iPhones. Read More >>

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A Bracelet to Keep You Safe From the Sun and Tell You What SPF to Use

Neatmo is slowly creating a reputation for itself of combining smart sensors with neat design, having recently teamed up with Philippe Starck to produce a sleek wireless thermostat. Now, it's joined forces with Louis Vuitton to produce a bracelet that'll keep you safe in the sun. Read More >>

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Google Glass Owners Can Get an Updated Pair For Free

Those ahead of the curve enough to be in possession of Google Glass can now swap their existing pair of smart specs for an updated version of the hardware—free of charge. Read More >>

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In The Future We’ll All Have Phone Mics Tattooed to Our Necks, According to Motorola Patent

Well, you can't knock 'em for thinking out of the box at least! A new Motorola patent suggests the Google-owned company are looking to take wearable tech in a whole new direction, branding your skin with the very circuitry needed to make phone calls. Read More >>

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WSJ: Google’s Smartwatch Could Be “Ready Within Months”

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google's smart watch is "in late-stage development", with the company in talks with suppliers to begin mass production of the device soon. Read More >>

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Picture-in-Picture Google Glass Vignettes Enhance Your Stalker Shots

A new update for the early versions of Google's Glass headset thingy has gone live, bringing YouTube videos to search results, an audio search tool for when you're hanging about in a club in San Francisco wearing your Google Glass and need to ID the tune, plus a dashboard vignette tool to add more detail to photos. Read More >>

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When I Actually Wear Google Glass

So far, most of what's been written about Google Glass has been united by one commonality: It's been written from the perspective of someone who had to wear Glass. Because they were going to write about it. But here's when you'll actually want to wear it. Or at least, when I do. Read More >>

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Electronic Sensor Tattoos Can Now Be Printed Directly Onto Human Skin

Thanks to the same people that brought us the stick-on electric tattoo and stretchable battery, we're now looking at a future of electronic sensors that can be printed directly onto human skin. Read More >>