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    Today very much belongs to the iPhone 5S and 5C, only formally revealed to the world by Apple just hours ago. We're going to have a lot more to say about those phones in the hours and days to come, but they're not the only hardware in the news today, let alone the only Apple devices. Rather than looking towards the future, we find ourselves peering into the company's past, hearing from an ex-employee about work towards wearable technology. Tony Fadell worked at Apple from 2001 through 2006, and in that time rose through the ranks of the company's iPod division. Fast Company's been ...

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    Google Glass certainly lives out on the fringes of our smartphone and tablet-focused world here at Pocketnow, but as it is a mobile device running Android, it's close enough to our ballpark to catch our attention. So far, Google's public beta test of the headwear has been seriously expensive for those users involved, costing them $1500 each for early access to Glass. While the expectation has been that the final retail hardware would be more affordable, it still sounded like we were talking about a price of $1000 or more. Today, we check out some claims that Glass could sell for just a ...

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    Technology has been improving by leaps and bounds in recent years. Processors have gotten faster, RAM has become more plentiful, graphics processors and screens today are outstanding. We even have megabit data connections in our pockets -- which is amazing if you stop and think about it. What hasn't changed much? Batteries. I've seen the future of technology... and battery life still sucks! Honestly, it should come as no surprise, we've been complaining about battery life for as long as we've had consumer electronics. While improvements have been made, let's face it, none of us are ...

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    Google Glass is the latest consumer electronics product from Google -- though you can't buy it just yet. More than hardware, Google makes a lot of money from selling advertising space. A lot of money.  You'll see ads when you look at search results, on websites that have partnered with the search giant, in Maps -- all over the place. It's not quite as bad as some originally thought -- they never released a "free phone" paid for entirely with advertisements like some had predicted. Google has kept the same model they introduced with smartphones on tablets, televisions, and other products ...

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    Google Glass finally seems more real than ever, with early adopters now getting their hands on the headset. Even with that milestone reached, our enthusiasm for the product just took a little hit, after getting news of long waits and an uncertain future for apps on the platform. As of just a couple month ago, we were hearing that the idea was to get Google Glass ready for its commercial launch sometime near the end of the year. Instead, Google's Eric Schmidt now has us thinking that it could be even farther out. He explained in a recent interview that Google will tweak Glass based on ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the HTC One launch in the US and what carriers offer it today. Then we go through the unusual-looking Samsung smartphone leaked in photos. Next we talk about 7-inch Windows tablets, and where Microsoft stands on this project. Google is next as we uncover certain details regarding a new gaming service that they seem to be planning. We end today's show by talking about Google Glass, the fact that it runs Android, and what that means to you as an end consumer. All this and more after the break. Stories: - HTC One Available Today Nationwide - HTC ...

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    It's something that's been in the back of out minds since first hearing about Google Glass: sure this is mobile electronics from Google, so we're going to be interested in it regardless, but does it actually run Android? Well, now Larry Page has gone ahead and set the record straight, confirming that the innovative headgear does, in fact, operate on a (no doubt highly-customized) build of Android. Like yesterday's comments on Motorola phone designs, this tidbit comes from the Google earnings call Page recently participated in. In fact, he seems to treat the Glass Android question as one we ...

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    Google I/O 2013 is only a month or so away, so let's jump right into our guesses and hopes for what we'll see at Google's biggest conference of the year. For those who may not know, Google I/O isn't all about Android -- Google covers a wide variety of technology and services, and tries to cover a lot of everything at the conference. This year we expect to hear more about Google+, Chrome, HTML5 improvements, APIs, Google TV, home automation, and yes, Android will be in there somewhere. Google Now At last year's Google I/O we saw Google's answer to Siri: Google Now. Since then we've seen a ...

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