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    Tech Report: Google Glass Etiquette

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- There is a lot of controversy around these high tech glasses. They are off-putting to a lot of people. Today, Google is doing a one day sale allowing anyone to purchase Glass through their website. This Full Article

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    Tech Report: Google Glass One Day Sale

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Google is going to have a one-day sale on Tuesday of its Google Glass. WATCH Mobile App users click here to view the video (Copyright 2014, KRON 4, All rights reserved.) Full Article

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    Tech Report: ‘Heartbleed’ Could Put Your Personal Information At Risk

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- A major online security vulnerability dubbed "heartbleed" could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails. This bug discovered by Google researchers, and a finish security company, affects encryption technology used Full Article

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    Tech Report: A Look at the Twitter Redesign and Similarities to Facebook

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Twitter has completely redesigned their look and user interface, and it's upsetting a lot of users. The new profile layout looks and acts a lot like Facebook. Mobile App users click here to view the video ( Full Article

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    Tech Report: Skinny App

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- There's a new mobile app generating quite a buzz. It enhances selfie pictures by making the subject look skinnier. Some people are enjoying the ability to see themselves 15-pounds lighter, meanwhile others are finding this app Full Article

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    Tech Report: New HBO Series ‘Silicon Valley’ Premieres in Redwood City

    By Mario Sevilla

    REDWOOD CITY (KRON) -- This weekend Silicon Valley will be on the international stage. HBO's new comedy series called "Silicon Valley," a satire of the techie culture, debuts Sunday night. KRON 4 Tech Reporter Gabe Slate got a preview and Full Article

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    Tech Report: April Fools Day

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- It’s the tech world’s favorite holiday: April Fool’s Day. It started years ago with Google doing a hoax on their search site every April first, but now everyone wants in on the action. Full Article

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    Tech Report: Twitter Tagging

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Twitter's new photo tagging feature is now up and running, and it has a lot of users concerned. The way it works is similar to Facebook's photo tagging. It allows other twitter users to attach your Full Article

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    Tech Report: Wello

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- In our Tech Report, Gabe Slate meets with a start-up that's invented a new type of smartphone. It’s getting a lot buzz for how it can improve your health. Mobile App users click here to Full Article

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    Tech Report: Macworld Now Open in San Francisco

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The annual Macworld Tech Show begins tomorrow in San Francisco and runs through this weekend. Our tech reporter Gabe Slate gives us a preview of what will be on display. Mobile App users click here to Full Article

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    Seagate Backup Plus Slim Sweepstakes

    By KRON 4 Staff

    Enter for your chance to win a Seagate Backup Plus Slim external storage drive, courtesy of Gabe Slate and the KRON 4 Tech Report Full Article

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    Tech Report: MACWORLD DAY

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The annual Macworld Tech Show begins tomorrow in San Francisco and runs through this weekend. It's where all the new iPhone and iPad accessories are unveiled. Our tech reporter Gabe Slate gives us a preview of Full Article

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    Tech Report: Facebook Buys Oculus

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- Facebook makes an announcement that shocks the tech world. The social media giant is acquiring tech company Oculus Rift in a deal worth $2 billion. Oculus is a hardware company that makes virtual reality headsets. Mobile Full Article

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    Tech Report: Google Glass Gaming

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- The market is going to be flooded with high tech wearables this year watches, bands, clothing, and glasses. You probably know that’s an emerging trend coming our way. But you might not have thought about Full Article

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    Tech Report: Sticky Tape Selfies

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- A new internet fad has people taping their faces with cellophane tape and posting selfies on the internet. KRON 4 Tech Report Gabe Slate has more on the sticky tape selfie trend. Mobile App users click Full Article

  • Marcus Ingvarsson, right, tests out the PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset Project Morpheus in a demo area at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Game Developers Conference: A Heads-On Look At Sony’s Virtual Reality Googles

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The promise of virtual reality in the living room is coming closer to, well, reality. Sony unveiled a prototype headset this week capable of surrounding a wearer's vision with interactive virtual worlds. The system, codenamed Project Morpheus, Full Article