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Google Glass to get a workout from Dutch firefighters

Google Glass could be useful for tasks like cutting up a car to free a trapped person, the fire department said

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Ruggedized scientific calculator perfect for extreme math

Casio's fx-FD10 Pro is geared toward civil engineers or anyone who wants to calculate outside

AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon

Wearables with LTE and broadband capabilities are part of AT&T's network strategy.

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When it comes to what shoppers want, Fujitsu thinks the eyes have it

Fujitsu is experimenting with a gaze-tracking sensor aimed at discovering which products may have caught the eyes of shoppers. We'll take a closer look in this video report.

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Google Glass one-day sale ends in a sell-out (and proof that people like white frames?)

All editions have been scooped up, but Google says it's looking for ways to expand the Explorer program.

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Google announces new Glass features ahead of one-day sale to general public

As the Explorer edition goes on sale to normal folks Tuesday, the smartglasses promise better battery life, new photo features, and user-interface improvements.

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Report: Google to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace, previously wooed by Facebook

New Mexico-based Titan's aircraft are designed to stay aloft for years and can provide voice and data services

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Indiegogo CEO responds to backers demanding refunds for scammy Healbe wristband

In a Friday blog post, co-founder Slava Rubin writes "nurturing a trusted open platform is our top priority," but the Healbe campaign continues apace.

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Wearables sales tripled in a year—and will grow 500 percent by 2018, study says

Research firm IDC says simple activity trackers are leading the charge, while face computers like Google Glass will face slower adoption.

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Google Glass will soon be sold to normal people—but just for one day

No, it's not the much-anticipated consumer release. But now the Explorer version of Glass will be available to anyone who can pony up the $1500.

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Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security

A small number of people could see warnings with the new system, Google said.

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Project Ara steps closer to reality as Google doles out Module Development Kits

Maybe someday you will be able to swap out parts of your phone.

on greenbot.com

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Star software designer Greg Christie reportedly leaving Apple

Christie's team will now report to Apple designer Jony Ive, The Wall Street Journal said

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Rumor: Samsung is developing a smartwatch with an integrated SIM

It might be called the Gear Solo and it might be coming to a carrier near you. Maybe.

on greenbot.com

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Startup claims wearables with its chips can have up to 30 days of battery life

Ineda Systems, backed by Samsung and Qualcomm, will ship its chips in the second half of the year