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Google's decision to 'graduate' Glass from Google X in January was coupled with the announcement that the team would start reporting to Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Glass was never a roaring success -- privacy concerns and the "Glasshole" label scuppered public adoption -- so some wondered whether...

July 24th 2015 at 8:19am 0 Comments
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If you suspected that Google Glass' change of leadership would also lead to a big change in the wearable technology itself, you made a pretty good guess. As part of a tell-all about Glass' troubles, the New York Times is claiming that project lead (and Nest CEO) Tony Fadell plans to redesign the h...

February 4th 2015 at 8:08pm 0 Comments
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Despite slips in consumer release windows and a sort of manufactured distaste for the people who wear it, rumors of Google Glass' death have been greatly exaggerated. If anything, Google's moonshot wearable just got another lease on life: Fortune reports that the Google Glass team is being spun ou...

January 15th 2015 at 1:35pm 0 Comments
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Tony Fadell may not have the same level of name recognition as, say, Jony Ive, but Fadell was unquestionably an important cog in Apple's climb to greatness in the early 2000s. Sometimes referred to as the "father of the iPod", Fadell helped churn out 18 different generations of iPod models before...

July 25th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Tony Fadell, the CEO of Nest and former designer on Apple's iPod team, has revealed his list of secrets that inspire designers to make amazing products. Speaking at the Bloomberg Design conference this week, Fadell said it was important for companies to try to create a culture where everyone is...

January 18th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's online storefront went down for maintenance last night, and when it came back up the Nest thermostat from iPod "godfather" Tony Fadell had been added to the store's inventory. The thermostat retails for $250 and lets you control your house's heating and cooling systems from your iPhone,...

May 30th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments