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Casinos banning Google Glass over cheating threat

Casinos banning Google Glass over cheating threat

In a growing list of various locales that Google Glass has already been banned before its public release, casinos are starting to add on to that list. Caesers Palace in Las Vegas is the first major casino to prohibit Google Glass from being worn on the gambling floor to prevent cheating during casino games.

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Google Glass iPhone support imminent tips Google employee

Google Glass iPhone support imminent tips Google employee

There are many features of Google Glass that require an Android handset, namely GPS navigation and text messaging. However, according to a Google employee, Google Glass will be able to do all this with an iPhone as well. It's said that Google Glass will soon be able to function independently, regardless of of the device that it's paired to.

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Reddit hits Google Glass in first 3rd party app

Reddit hits Google Glass in first 3rd party app

As a new platform rises, so too does a Reddit interface come with it - this being the way of things. With Google Glass sitting in front of the eye of the user and appearing in every moment of a user's life, it exists as the perfect starting point for the community that calls itself The Front Pace of the Internet. This app was developed by Glass Explorer and futuristic developer of the future Malcolm Nguyen and goes by the name Reddit Timeline.

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Google Glass how-to video shows users how to get started

Google Glass how-to video shows users how to get started

Google released an official how-to video for its upcoming, game-changing product, Google Glass. The video shows users how to get started with Google Glass, and how navigate around their new gadget. The interface is similar to Google Now, with all of the important information you need being available to you within just one swipe. Google Glass won't be available to consumers until sometime early next year, but that won't stop Google from increasing the hype of its product.

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Moverio BT-100 augmented reality glasses creators talk taking on Google Glass

Moverio BT-100 augmented reality glasses creators talk taking on Google Glass

The Epson Moverio BT-100 is a pair of augmented reality glasses that, in the wake of the future success of Google Glass and the Occulus Rift, keeps itself unique with its own combination of abilities. This week SlashGear had a chat with Eric Mizufuka, Product Manager of New Markets at Epson and Scott Montgomerie, CEO and lead developer of Scope Technologies about the newest use of this still very developer-stage pair of futuristic glasses: augmented reality industrial product training.

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Google Glass root is “easy,” according to developers

Google Glass root is “easy,” according to developers

Probably the first question on many developers' minds when first hearing about Google Glass was whether the specs could be rooted or not. We now know they run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and it turns out, several developers have chimed in to say that a root for Google Glass is possible, and it's way easier than many people probably expected.

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Google Glass specifications reveal smartphone-level details

Google Glass specifications reveal smartphone-level details

We've heard a little about the specs behind Google Glass, but today more information has been revealed that lists off more of what's packing on the inside. Jay Lee, just one developer lucky enough to get his hands on a pair of Google Glasses, has revealed that they're running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with a dual-core OMAP 4430 CPU, and 1GB of RAM.

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Google Glass consumer units arriving as soon as next year

Google Glass consumer units arriving as soon as next year

Google has only just recently shipped its developer units of Google Glass, and it seems regular consumers will have to wait a while longer. According to Google chairman Eric Schmidt, consumers will be able to snatch a pair of Google Glasses in about a year, and while the company has never given a solid release date for the glasses, 2014 is a bit later than originally expected.

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Google Glass not fully compatible with iOS

Google Glass not fully compatible with iOS

Google began shipping Google Glass a few days ago, and many developers have received their units, spurring anticipation on we'll see from these devs. However, it's been discovered that the magical pair of glasses aren't fully compatible with iOS quite yet. Only Android users can experience the full spectrum of functionality.

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Google Glass goes Go-kart racing

Google Glass goes Go-kart racing

This week the Explorer Edition of Google's Project Glass is being delivered to intrepid developers all across the planet, and the unboxing videos and demonstrations have begun! What you're about to see is, at first, a single demonstration video filmed from the developer set. As more demonstration videos appear, we'll be capturing them here on SlashGear one by one!

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Google Glass reportedly being made in US

Google Glass reportedly being made in US

With almost everything being made in China these days, it's particularly rare when a company announces plan to manufacturer something in the good 'ole US of A. However, Apple recently announced that they're going to do that with some of their Macs, and today it's being reported that Google will be manufacturing its Glass eyewear in the US.

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Google Glass user interface demo filmed at SXSW [part 2]

Google Glass user interface demo filmed at SXSW [part 2]

As the first edition so foretold, so too is there a second piece of this puzzle: Google's Project Glass appears to have been shown at South by Southwest this past week in at least one well-attended keynote. While we'd seen some relatively blurry looks at this particular showing late last week, this week we're seeing not one, but two relatively close-up versions of the presentation. While we've seen some still shots of the Glass device's basic UI before, here we get more in-depth with how Email, Skitch, and Evernote will work.

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