Google is opening up the Google Glass Explorer program once again, except this time, they have no intentions to close it. Google states that as long as they have units to sell, anyone can buy them and become an Explorer. Of course, the price is still $1500, but if you are a true early adopter of all things tech related, here is your chance to own a pair. (more…)
The third-party keyboard Minuum has already made an impact on the Android tablet and phone markets, but its creators are now looking to expand their services to other devices. In a blog post today, Minuum said that smart glasses will now have the same comfortable typing experience that the keyboard company has produced elsewhere. Minuum released a video showing how its unique in-line keyboard works with taps and slides along Google Glass’ touchpad. (more…)
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so as a way to say “Thank you, Mom,” the students from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts put together this short film that was filmed entirely with Google Glass. It’s pretty awesome. Your day will be better by watching it.
It’s called “Seeds.”
According to sources of TechCrunch, Google is internally testing Google Wallet for use with Google Glass. Once testing is complete, and a rollout of the glassware takes place for users, sending money from your account to another account will be as easy as saying, “Okay Glass, send money to John Smith.”
Google Glass is incredibly expensive. At $1,500, the Explorer Edition is a product aimed at at a select group of developers and tech enthusiasts who want to be a part of one of Google’s visions for the future. In other words, it’s not meant for the regular Joe, unless the regular Joe has a ton of cash to blow. The odd thing is, that most of the parts that make up Glass are pretty old at this point and probably not worth their $1,500 price tag.
According to a teardown of the wearable by Teardown.com, the sum of the parts may only add up to around $80. Let me say that again – $80. (more…)
In case you jumped on Google’s April 15th Glass push, you may be itching for some software updates for your luxury eyewear. Google has answered your call, of course, and will be dropping those enhancements to the device over the course of the week, including photo and video backup and smarter phone answering. (more…)
Today, it appears that Google Glass is now back up for sale through the Glass Store, and anyone with $1500 can buy a pair, no invite required. (more…)
We are only a day or two removed from Google pushing out the major XE16 update to Google Glass, yet you can already download the factory image for the wearable. This isn’t there to be used to update your device; you should have done that over-the-air. This file is instead there in case your tinkering ways lead you down a dark dirty hole filled with bricks. In other words, it’ll save you in a pinch and bring your Glass back from the dead. (more…)