MIT engineers develop a totally flat fisheye lens that could make wide-angle cameras easier to produce

Engineers at MIT, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, have devised a way to build a camera lens that avoids the typical spherical curve of ultra-wide-angle glass, while stil

Smart glass manufacturer Click Materials inks major deal to challenge $1 billion-backed View Inc.

Click Materials, a Vancouver-based developer of “smart glass” has inked a major partnership with one fo the largest manufacturers of windows for the home, Cardinal Glass, as it looks to ch

Apple adds an M. Night Shyamalan thriller to its roster of original shows

Apple will apparently have every kind of show from anyone with any kind of name working in Hollywood when it launches its updated approach to original video content: The latest original on its slate i

Crunch Report | Google Glass for the Enterprise

Google Glass is relaunching but this time for the enterprise, Game of Thrones breaks HBO streaming records, Amazon and Tinder both now have a "stories" feature and Embark has taken over. All this on C

Crunch Report | Waymo v. Uber is going to trial

Makers of Gorilla Glass Corning gets a $200 million investment from Apple, Waymo v. Uber is going to trial and Xiaomi is set to open 100 stores in India. All this on Crunch Report.

MIT scientists invent rapidly self-tinting windows

They’re more than just a big set of transitional lenses for buildings. For one thing, the new glass technology pioneered by a team of scientists at MIT is capable of changing shades much faster that

Researchers Use A Fiery Robot To 3D Print Glass

Glass printing is, as you can imagine, a pretty heady process. It requires a lot of heat and a lot of luck and a general acceptance that your print will look awful simply because the glass will cool u

Google Glass Never Really Had A Fighting Chance

When Google announced it was ending the Glass Explorer program yesterday and handing over the reins to Nest’s Tony Fadell, it seemed to exit with more of a whimper than a scream. Let’s fac

Fresh Funding For Augmedix Suggests Your Doctor Could Soon Be Wearing Google Glass

While Google Glass hasn’t had the impact that Google had likely hoped it would, a fresh funding round of $16 million raised by Augmedix today suggests it’s far from dead. Augmedix is a sta

Sony Outs Clip-On Smart Glass Module For Sports

More Sony news. In a pre-CES announcement that's perhaps hoping to draw eyeballs away from the toxic fallout of the Sony Pictures email hack -- or, more likely, hoping to suck up a little oxygenated p

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: CarPlay, Google Glass + Intel, And Star Wars

Friday is a beautiful thing, and this morning's podcast celebrates that. Pioneer released a new version of its <a href="

Google Glass Frames By Diane Von Furstenberg Now On Sale In The U.S.

Google has new frames available for Glass buyers, and they’re specially designed by Diane von Furstenberg. These are the chicest Google Glass frames you can buy, for the time being, and they com

Google Wallet Is Coming To Glass

Google Wallet is coming to Glass soon. According to a source close to the company, Google is currently testing a way for Glass users to send money to their friends through Wallet by simply using their

Sorry, But Google Glass Isn’t Actually For Sale To Everybody Yet

Rumor has it that Google Glass is currently for sale to anybody in the United States. Sadly (or not -- depending on your feelings about Glass), that's not actually the case. While the Google Glass

If You Want Google Glass, Now’s Your Chance

It's been nearly a year since Google released the Google Glass face computer, and still only a select few have had access to the thing. But that's all about to change. On Tuesday April 15 (perhaps

Google Glass Gets KitKat Support And Improved Photo Browsing, Loses Video Calls

Anybody will be able to buy Google Glass tomorrow, but ahead of this, Google is giving the Glass software an update. There are a couple of new features in this update, including new tools for making w

Print Your Own Offline Glass

Remember a few months ago when I <a href="">talked about the Offline Glass</a>, a clever hack by a <a targ

Save $224 With This 3D-Printed Adapter To Affix Google Glass To Standard Frames

Google is now selling its own Glass-compatible frames for prescription lenses, but they’ll set you back $225 a pair, lenses not included. That’s a bit steep, especially when you’ve a

How To Not Be A Glasshole, Part 2

Remember when Google released a handful of guidelines explaining how to properly behave while wearing its new “face computer,” Google Glass? One rule in particular seems worth rehashing gi

Google Pleased With Hardware And Nexus Performance; Talks Nest, Glass And Other Wearables

Google’s earnings call doesn’t feature CEO Larry Page this time around, which is a disappointment in terms of product discussion. But Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora discussed briefly
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