All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Glass’

Google Glass ‘Version 2′ Is in the Works, Says Eyewear Maker

Good news for those of you who shed a tear when Google took Glass off the market – an Italian eyewear company (who has a previous partnership with Google) says it’s working on Google Glass version 2.0. The Wall Street Journal reports that the CEO of Luxottica, Massimo Vian, confirmed the news during the company’s general meeting in Milan. “In …

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Google Glass Is Far from Dead, Says Eric Schmidt

If you think Google Glass is dead, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt would like to tell you you’re wrong. “It is a big and very fundamental platform for Google,” Schmidt recently told the Wall Street Journal. “We ended the Explorer program and the press conflated this into us canceling the whole project, which isn’t true. Google is about taking risks …

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Google Glass Will Be Back When It’s ‘Perfect’

Last month, Google Glass Explorer Edition went off the market. While it’s been pretty clear that the device would be back in one capacity or another, a plethora of articles have been written about how the device is “dead”. Glass in the form which we’ve come to know it does pretty much appear to be dead, but Under Ivy Ross …

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Google Glass: If You Want One, You Better Get It Now

As has been widely reported, Google Glass, at least in its current form, is going away. Google says it will continue to develop the technology, and we might see a different version somewhere down the line, but the Glass Explorer Edition that has been the focus of Google’s efforts since unveiling the device, is no more. According to TechCrunch, this …

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Google Glass: Looking Back On 3 Years Of Ridicule

It was nearly three years ago that Google first unveiled its “crazy future glasses,” under the label Project Glass, which would go on to become known as simply “Google Glass”. Now, as you may have heard, Google is halting general sales, though the Glass at Work program will continue. The team and leadership of the Glass unit is making some …

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Google Glass Is Going Off the Market, but It’s Not Dead Yet

As of January 19, the average Joe will no longer be able to purchase Google Glass. Google is shutting down its Glass Explorer program, which first opened up in 2013. It wasn’t until May of 2014 that Google began selling the product to anyone – as long as they had $1,500 burning a hole in their pocket. Starting then, only …

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Could Google Glass Find Success After All?

While Google Glass hasn’t even had a proper consumer launch yet, many have already written of its impending demise. People seem to have already lost interest in a product that you still have to be part of the Explorer Program to purchase. But the book on Glass may not be closed just yet. Do you think Google Glass has a …

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Google Glass Is Now Officially Banned in Theaters, Shockingly

In oh, no shit news, commonly out-of-touch organization the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have updated their little rulebook, inserting language that specifically bans wearable tech like Google Glass. Since the MPAA and NATO have always banned possible recording devices (like cellphones) inside theaters, this can come as a shock to no one. …

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Google Glass Gets Android Notifications

Google announced the launch of a new notification sync feature for Google Glass, enabling users to see Android app notifications on the device. The feature mirrors a similar one on Android Wear, the platform used by Android smart watches. Google sets the scene in a Google+ update: “Max sent you a WhatsApp message, marycam81 tagged you in a photo, your …

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Google Glass Addiction Is Apparently a Thing Now, Leads to Involuntary Temple Tapping

First, they were persecuted. Then, they were addicted. Yes, it appears that full-blown dependency is the next great tribulation of the Google Glass superuser. We now have a reported case of Google Glass addiction in the books. The case comes from a study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors, where a man is said to have the first case of …

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Google Glass Withdrawal Symptoms Worse Than Alcohol?

Like drugs, technology is an addicting and highly sought after augmented reality that generates dependency. Google Glass is a wearable technology with an optical head-mounted display, allowing for digital applications to pop right up in front of you. For 18 hours a day, a 31-year-old unnamed US Navy serviceman used Google Glass, only taking the device off when sleeping and …

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You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study

If one of your reasons for possibly purchasing Google Glass is safer communication while driving, you might want to rethink your assumptions. In what he’s calling the first study of its kind, University of Central Florida researcher Ben Sawyer has tested the notion that texting with Google Glass while driving is safer than doing it the old fashioned way. What …

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