• Posted on May 22, 2013
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Google Glass competitors: 6 alternatives

Sure there are plenty of non-Google Glass believers who take pleasure in deriding those who dare to wear Google’s Internet-connected glasses. But don’t tell that to following six companies that see a future where smart eyewear is as ubiquitous as smartphones. What follows are top contenders to Google Glass. Some go on sale this summer, […]

  • Posted on May 22, 2013
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New Email Tools Tame Your Inbox

I’m not sure how it happened, but my inbox looks like something that could be featured on A&E’s TV show “Hoarders.” Mixed in with email I care about are mountains of missives from long-lost companies I once did business with, ancient newsletters and long forgotten social-network updates. New inbox management apps promise to turn the […]

  • Posted on May 22, 2013
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Why You Don’t Need Congress to Unlock Your Cellphone

You own a smartphone, and you want to unlock it so you can take it to a different carrier or use an international SIM card. Yet unlocking your phone yourself, legal for several years, is now against the law. So you’re mad as hell and you’re not going to take it anymore. But before you grab […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2013
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Google Glass to get Windex treatment at I/O

Did you hear the one about the Google Glasshole that walks into a bar? I don’t have a punch line here, but you’ve heard the jokes. On Wednesday expect Google co-founder Sergey Brin to use the Google I/O’s keynote as a venue to put some much needed shine back onto his Internet-connected eyewear Google Glass. […]