Liz Gannes

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Google Glass Adds Name That Tune and Annotated Screenshots

Google Glass just got some handy hands-free features. Today, the face computer added a Shazam-like function to look up whatever music is currently playing — “long press on the touchpad, swipe forward and whoomp (there it is),” says the blog post — a way to snap a “vignette” screenshot that shows both what the Google Glass camera sees and what’s showing on the screen at that time, and YouTube videos in search.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik