All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google glasses’

Google Glass Specs Have Begun to Surface

Google Glass may still be a year away from hitting store shelves, but developers who shelled out $1,500 at last year’s Google I/O to pre-order the device have begun to get their prototype models. As industrious hackers begin getting units, every inch of the device will no doubt be cataloged soon enough. For now, consumers will have to settle for …

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Google’s Project Glass Could Make Learning Another Language Unnecessary

Learning a foreign language is hard. I’m sure you all know this, but I just wanted to remind you how soul-crushingly difficult it is for anybody over the age of 10 to wrap their brains around a new language. I took Japanese for three years and I still don’t know much of anything. Google’s Project Glass may help speed that …

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Apple Patents Its Answer To Google Glasses

By now you’ve probably heard of Google’s Project Glass – aka Google Glasses. Google revealed this amazing technology back in April. According to statements made during last week’s Google I/O conference, they should be getting to consumer hands by next year. If you’re much of a tech fan at all, you’re probably drooling like crazy over these things. If you’re …

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Google Wants Project Glass To Have A Role In Your Baby’s Life

I think we can all agree that Google showed off the potential of Project Glass during Google I/O in an extreme way. Unfortunately, not everybody is a skydiving, extreme biking, rappelling sports star. What can Project Glass do for the less extreme person? Google has started a campaign to answer that very question. You may remember a decidedly-less extreme video …

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Sergey Brin Shows Off Sunglasses For Google Glass [Pics]

Google ended the Google I/O Day 2 keynote by rehashing yesterday’s Project Glass skydiving stunt, but “from a different perspective”. This time, it was much less exciting, especially once the reality set in that they weren’t really announcing anything new. Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the whole thing was that Brin was wearing some kind of clip-on sunglasses for Google …

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Google Glasses: Twitter Reacts And Responds

Google’s latest big endeavor, Project Glass, has been several years in the making and is still not even finished, but as its creators test out what it can do and broadcast it to the public, the web is buzzing with talk about what it could mean for the future. While Glass is available for pre-order now for developers who attended …

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Google Glasses Preview Round-Up: Reporters Finally Get Their Hands On the Device

This year’s Google I/O keynote presentation was a whirlwind of huge announcements. Developers and reporters at the conference would have been overwhelmed with just the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, and Nexus Q announcements. Nobody was holding out too much hope for a big Google Glass announcement, but Sergey Brin wasn’t about to have his pet project upstaged by …

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Sergey Brin At Google I/O Wearing Google Glasses

It’s Google’s day to shine with their developer event (Google I/O, of course) going on in San Francisco, and while people wait for Google to announce the next big thing to coming down their pipes, the fact that Sergey Brin has been walking around in Google Glasses might give us an idea of where the company sees itself in a …

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Google Glass Public Demos Shown in San Francisco

Despite reports that the Google Glass headsets are only a prototype, Google co-founder Sergey Brin stated last week that he hopes Glass will be available to consumers by next year. It looks as if Brin’s timetable is on schedule, as Google has recently been conducting marketing research for the devices. Xavier Lanier over at GottaBeMobile is reporting that Google has …

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Will Google Glass Interfere With Facebook’s Plans?

Forbes has a report on Google Glass comparing it to Instagram and the new Facebook Camera app for iOS. The report argues that Glass will be standing in the way of Facebook’s maneuvering for a larger mobile presence. These sorts of predictions might be a little hasty, for two reasons. First, Facebook has not yet been able to get a …

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Google Glass Hopefully Out Next Year, Says Sergey Brin

Despite showing the headsets off quite a bit, Google has been very protective of who it lets wear Google Glass. It seems the company is opening up more about the technology though. Last week Sergey Brin, Google’s co-founder, allowed several photographers to try out the specs on a field trip around downtown San Francisco during the Google+ Photographer’s Conference. At …

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Google Glass Video Demonstrates First-Person Trampolining

For something that’s just a prototype, Google sure is showing off its Project Glass headsets quite a bit. From public television to Google’s CEO, the company is using Glass to shore up its futurist credentials. Yesterday, Google co-founder Sergey Brin showed off the project in front of hundreds of professional photographers at the Google+ Photographer’s Conference in San Francisco. His …

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