Google Glass

  • Google Glass Should Be Banned For Privacy Reasons Say One In Five UK Residents, Per New Survey

    Google Glass Should Be Banned For Privacy Reasons Say One In Five UK Residents, Per New Survey

    Google Glass isn’t even a product released for public consumption yet and already people are up in arms about its effect on personal privacy. A new survey of around 4,000 UK residents conducted by Rackspace and Goldsmiths at the University of London has found that 20 percent of respondents believe Google Glass should be banned outright, while 61 percent think Glass and other wearable… Read More

  • Google Glass Updated With HDR Photography And Voice-Powered Photo Captions

    Google Glass Updated With HDR Photography And Voice-Powered Photo Captions

    Are you part of the lucky bunch that got offered a pair of Google Glass and had $1,500 bucks to kick down? Good news! The camera on your set just got a whole lot better. Following up on their promise to update Google Glass every month, Google has just released a patch that brings two important photo-centric features to their robo-eyewear: HDR photography and on-the-fly photo captions. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Wake Up Call

    Gillmor Gang: Wake Up Call

    The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — recorded early on a Thursday morning, flush with Apple CEO Tim Cook’s read-between-the-lines performance at D11. Cook took some 80 minutes to say very little, or so say the pundits and Wall Street spinners. But the Gang found plenty to decrypt, including thoughts on Apple TV… Read More

  • Google Glass: What’s With All The Hate?

    Google Glass: What’s With All The Hate?

    Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in the wild. Sure, we’ve done our share to popularize… Read More

  • Lambda Labs Is Launching A Facial Recognition API For Google Glass

    Lambda Labs Is Launching A Facial Recognition API For Google Glass

    Lambda Labs, an early-stage startup out of San Francisco, is preparing to release a facial recognition API for developers working on Google Glass apps. The API will be available to interested developers within a week, company co-founder Stephen Balaban says. The move comes on the heels of a Congressional inquiry into Google’s new wearable technology, which is still very much in the… Read More

  • A Day With Drew Through Google Glass

    Google Glass Year In Review

    It’s been a little over a year since Google started teasing something it called “Project Glass.” The futuristic, wearable computer that would change the way that you interact with the world was nothing more than a series of rumors for months before it was “formally introduced” in April 2012. Not known for hardware and not having a current bonafide physical device… Read More

  • Google Says All 2,000 Glass Explorers Have Been Invited To Pick Up Their Device

    Google Says All 2,000 Glass Explorers Have Been Invited To Pick Up Their Device

    Today, Steve Lee of the Google X and Glass Team, announced that as of last week, all 2,000 developers who signed up for the Glass Explorer program at last year’s I/O conference have now been invited to pick up their devices from Google’s offices in Mountain View, New York City or Los Angeles. Read More

  • Here Are The Commands You Need To Gain Root Access To Your Google Glass

    Here Are The Commands You Need To Gain Root Access To Your Google Glass

    There has been a lot of talk about rooting your Glass device, or if it’s even possible. Well, it is. During a Hacking Google Glass session today, the team shared the steps to go through to gain root access for your Glass device. Only the Fastboot tool for UNIX works, but there have been issues with using the OS X one. An official native dev kit will be available, too, which was… Read More

  • How An Ex-Googler Built Facebook For Glass

    How An Ex-Googler Built Facebook For Glass

    Google and Facebook working together? They’re actually friends, in no small part thanks to Erick Tseng. The former Android leader, now Facebook’s head of mobile, today launched the official Facebook For Glass app. Here he tells me about how a tiny team designed the app around simple photo sharing, and Facebook’s strengthening relationship with Google. Read More

  • Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN And Evernote Apps Coming To Google Glass Today

    Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, CNN And Evernote Apps Coming To Google Glass Today

    Google announced a number of new partner apps today on stage at Google I/O during the “Developing for Glass” session. Facebook and Twitter were the highlights of the list, which also included Evernote, Tumblr, Elle and CNN, in addition to the previously announced NYT and Path apps. Read More