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Google Glass marketing head discusses the $1,500 price tag

Google Glass has gotten a fair bit of attention lately, both on the good and bad sides. One topic that seems to be falling on the latter side lately is public opinion. Many have a strong opinion about Glass, and while we generally look to the Explorers for a positive backing -- it seems one of the most vocal may be having some doubt.

Google Glass XE16.1 update arriving now [Update]

Kit Kat, the XE16 update, rolled out for Google Glass users back on April 15th. There was lots of promise and hope coming with the update. Google touted goodies such as increased battery life, however it also looks like plenty of users had issues as a result of updating. We are on the lookout for a changelog, but we did want to mention a new update is currently in the process of rolling out.

Nike claims FuelBand still alive despite massive layoffs

If you've been waiting for that auspicious day when Nike would announce Android support for its Nike+ FuelBand line, it might be best not to hold your breath anymore. The sports company has been reported to have let go as much as 80 percent of its workforce that is assigned to developing the wearable device.

Starwood Hotels welcome Google Glass with SPG Glassware

Starwood Hotels announced a pilot program that allows guests to swap physical keys for virtual keys. That program was essentially allowing guests to use their smartphones to check-in, check-out and also open the door to the room. Flash forward till present day and it looks like Starwood Hotels has gone another step forward with support for new technology. They have announced the SPG (Starwood Preferred Guest) app for Google Glass.