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Google is now selling Google Glass to residents of the United States for the next 24 hours.

The device costs $1,500 (plus tax) and comes bundled with a free sunshade lenses or a prescription lens frame. Google says the number of units available is limited, so you’ll need to act fast to secure yours.


If you got up extra early this morning to register for Google I/O, then you may as well go back to bed for a bit. Google today pushed registration back to next Tuesday while it works to make the sign-up process even easier for developers.


Google will wait until July to unvel its new Nexus 8 tablet with Android 4.5, rather than using the Google I/O event in June to make new product announcements, an inside source claims. The new tablet is expected to become Google’s main focus for Android 4.5, while the smaller Nexus 7 will apparently be killed off entirely.


Google officially announced that some of its Google Now features will be making their way to its desktop client as well as its mobile search applications, back in May at its I/O event.

Over the next few days, Google will be rolling out travel information, reservations, calendar events and much, much more through Google Search.


After Google announced Hangouts at Google I/O back in June, we suspected that Google+ Messenger’s days were numbered — and we were right. In a new Google+ update rolling out now on Android, Google is killing Google+ Messenger for good, while the iOS version will get the chop at a later date.

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