While we are still awaiting the official launch of Google Glass, their team is continually making enhancements and improvements to the device’s software. They launch monthly updates to users that already have units, bringing new features and fixing various bugs. (more…)
While I wouldn’t be caught dead tearing down a $1500 piece of hardware, there are others in this industry that live for the opportunity. Just like all of the other top tier flagship devices that have launched over the years, Google’s Project Glass recently met up with the teardown treatment. Using some special screwdrivers and tools, the device was broken down, revealing all of its insides and hidden gems. No unicorns or buckets of gold were found, but I guess that is to be expected. (more…)
According to a report out of Financial Times, Google is set to keep the manufacturing of Google Glass very close to home, as it looks like they have chosen a facility in Santa Clara, CA to produce their first run of the hardware. Google has been less shy about pumping out American-made hardware, much like we saw with the Nexus Q, although we could see that affect the price. Given the Nexus Q had very limited functionality, that thing still cost a pretty penny at $300, with most analysts pointing to the “Made in U.S.A.” tag as the reason. (more…)
Today is the day that Google begins sending out invites to winners of the #ifihadglass challenge. A few weeks ago, Google took to social networking sites, looking for ideas on how average people would use Google Glass if they had them. If your idea was good enough, you could receive an invitation to be an early user of the hardware, given you paid for them and could afford a trip to either San Francisco or New York to pick them up. (more…)
As many have asked, will Google Glass work for those that need prescription eye wear to see? Google went to their Project Glass Google+ page to set the record straight and yes, there will be a solution. Seen above is a member of the Glass team, rocking some sweet frames with prescription lenses and Google Glass. (more…)
There are folks out there who have come up with some pretty creative ways to use Google Glass, while others, may not have the most classy of ideas. This video certainly highlights some comical ways that guys could intend to use this new wearable computing technology.
Watch out ladies, Google Glass is coming!
Via: Android Spin
According to an “extremely reliable source” of 9to5 Google’s, the search giant will have their very own retail stores right in time for the holidays. The shops, which will open in a few major US cities, will be a great place for any Google fan to go pick up a new Nexus device, Chromebook, or possibly receive some hands-on help with their current Google product. Although, I doubt there would be any type of Genius Bar-type of kiosk, given it is the responsibility of the OEM’s to provide device support for Android. But that’s where the Nexus lineup of devices differ from say, the Galaxy series from Samsung. (more…)
In a recent interview, the product manager for Google Glass Babak Parviz, let it be known that 2012’s most interesting device is still a “work in progress.” According to Parviz, Google is still toying with ways to make the wearable computing device usable in the day-to-day and has yet to determine its main features. (more…)