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10 smart eyewear devices, starring the Glass EE

With the launch of Glass Enterprise Edition, we decided to check up on the competition. Here are 10 smart eyewear products that run Android or Linux.Last week, Google umbrella firm Alphabet formally announced an enterprise version of the defunct Google Glass smart eyeglasses, which had previously moved from Google to Alphabet’s X unit. Over the last two years, Glass Enterprise Edition (Glass EE) has been tested at more than 50 companies including Boeing, DHL, GE, and Volkswagen, and is now...

The best places to buy stylish and inexpensive glasses online

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.Warby ParkerAnyone who wears glasses knows how painful the process of finding a new pair can be; it's a real struggle.Often you'll find yourself in a chain retailer with a single wall of options to choose from, with a store clerk rushing you to decide while trying to sell you on...

Drs. Roizen and Oz: Get the right sunglasses to view a solar eclipse

Q: I keep hearing about the danger of looking at solar eclipses. I want to protect my eyes from damage, but how do I know I've got the right eclipse sunglasses? — George F., Portland, Ore.A: Great question, George. Solar retinopathy — the medical term for sun-caused damage to the retina — has been endangering people since, well, for all of human history. Yet, every eclipse sees folks who end up with transient or permanent burns to their retina. In 1988, scores of Italians in a cult of sun...