Sadly, few of us mobile warriors need classes in douchebaggery.
A tiny unfunded five-person startup in Massachusetts has created a Google Glass alternative that, they say, is much more immersive than Glass — and much less geeky.
Developers eager to help Google create the future of wearables may soon have their chance.
Smartphones did a number on us. They changed the way we communicate, the way we interact with the Web, heck, even our posture.
Is your Google Glass not fitting well over your regular glasses? The digital eye wear may one day come with prescription lenses.
Smartglasses are only a few years from geeky, uncomfortable near-ubiquity.
Today only 60 million people use augmented reality apps on a regular basis. By 2018, that should hit 200 million, according to a new report by Juniper Research.
But Glass and Helpouts are still in their milk years. Whether one or both makes it big is totally up in the air, but it’s hard to imagine Helpouts working perfectly without Glass.
In a scene straight from a Bond flick, or perhaps Austin Powers, Google is building a showboat/party boat, right in the middle of San Francisco harbor.
Looking for a $50 pouch for your $1,500 Google Glass ? Google has what you need.
When Cecilia Abadie drove with Google Glass last night, she thought she was pushing forward Google’s vision for the future. Instead, she got a ticket.
A day after Google teased a Glass hardware upgrade, the company is showing it off.
Tim Cook was very careful to tell analysts that he has never promised that Apple would enter new markets with entirely new products today on Apple’s Q4 earnings call — but he did add that Apple could do exactly that, if the company wanted.
Google Glass may soon get an upgrade, if the latest tease from Google is any indication.
You may not be a star basketball player, but now you can experience what its like to be one.
Guest Post The public release of Glass next year with a dedicated app store will create a new and explosive Gold Rush for new business opportunities.
Smartglasses might be the first hardware category in a long time that Microsoft isn’t arriving late to.
A PR rep who is among the first Google Explorers has created a 3D-printed shade for Google Glass that makes it easier to read — and much less obvious to observers.
CEO Adriano Farano said Watchup for Google Glass will bring “the newscast to the age of wearable devices.” And make it easier to catch up on news while making espresso.
Between the nascent state both of bitcoins and Glass itself, we wonder (read: highly doubt) whether big-box stores and small businesses will be willing to jump aboard this particular tech train.
The apps are currently being tested at the University of California, Irvine, where pilot participants have called the program “very promising.” But others have voiced major concerns.
“Unless you’re developing for wearable now, you’re going to get left in the dust. We actually consider ourselves a wearable-first company,” said CEO Peter Berger.
Google Glass is starting to get more useful. You can now look up public transit directions using Google’s digital eyewear.
While Google Glass has captured the minds and imaginations of many in the tech world, most of us still aren’t sure what we’d use it for.
Augmented reality could soon make language barriers a thing of the past.
Yes, there’s demand for a sportier take on Google Glass.
Guest Post Greg Kostello is the CEO and founder of Givit.
Google Glass appears to be living up to its name. At least, the latter half of it.
The sexy prototype devices are unexpectedly fragile, breaking down with some degree of regularity after less than half a year of use.
Slowly, but surely, Google Glass is getting easier and less expensive to use.
Google Glass might be the best thing to happen to baseball since Mariano Rivera.
Glass could be worth $3.3 billion to Google by 2017, one analyst suggests. And that’s even if only 65,000 people end up actually wearing the face-mounted augmented reality glasses.
The long-rumored September 10 Apple Event is on — Apple just sent out press invitations. And it sounds like Apple has good news, right from CEO Tim Cook’s mouth.
Editor’s Pick A source exclusively showed VentureBeat one of the Samsung smartwatch prototypes sent to developers, in advance of the Sept. 5 launch.
Hell hath no fury like a virtual assistant scorned. Siri is pissed that you think you can call her Google Glass and get away with it, and she’s got the attitude to prove it.
Google Glass may be in its early days, but personal newsreader Zite is already trying to figure out how to take advantage of it.
Glass is the first step in making technology both ubiquitous and invisible in our lives.
Editor’s Pick When Glass Explorer Chris Barrett first received Google Glass, he walked out of Google’s New York offices, got in his car, put the augmented reality headset on, and asked Google a very important question.
“OK Glass, is Glass illegal to wear while driving?”
Which, of course, will compete with Apple’s products.
If you’re like me, you’ve seen movie previews that look great and you want to watch, but months later, you’ve forgotten all about. Now, Google will remind you when the movie is actually in theaters.
Sometimes seeing into the future only requires you to look straight ahead.