Here Are Google Glass' Tech Specs

Google just released the official specs for Google Glass (after releasing the API too) and the futuristic frames come with 16GB (only 12GB will be usable) Flash memory, 5 megapixel camera for stills, 720p video recording, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth and a battery that can handle "one full day of typical use". » 4/15/13 11:28pm 4/15/13 11:28pm

The Chinese Equivalent of Google Is Trying to Make the Chinese…

Baidu, the Chinese search engine used in China, is reportedly working on a Chinese version of Google Project Glass that'll be called Baidu Eye. Because OF COURSE they would. It makes perfect sense for knockoff Google to knock off Project Glass, right? » 4/02/13 11:30pm 4/02/13 11:30pm

Of Course Some Bar Is Already Banning Google Glass

There have been plenty of parodies exploring the creepier possibilities of Google Glass, so it should come as no surprise that it's already been banned in a Seattle bar, even though it's not even out yet. » 3/10/13 2:00pm 3/10/13 2:00pm

How Every Guy Will Use Google Glass

Though you may look like a complete dork wearing Google Glass, it's the capital-F future realized in the most overtly futuristic way possible. That means people are going to be interested in this thing. That means once guys realize what they can do with it, they'll just use it in any way possible to get laid. Or… » 3/06/13 8:30pm 3/06/13 8:30pm

Preeminent Cyborg Afraid Google's Glass Design Might Be Wack

Google's been pushing its Project Glass hard lately, with Sergey Brin wearing a pair everywhere, and going so far as to call smartphones "emasculating." The space-age specs do seem pretty cool, but everyone's favorite Canadian cyborg Steve Mann told IEEE Specturm that he's concerned about its design. And he would know. » 3/02/13 10:10am 3/02/13 10:10am

Some People Are Filming a "Documentary" Using Google Glass in New York…

There's a lot of really weird stuff that happens on any given day in New York City. Which is why I like to take the occasional day off during the week just to walk around and take in my surroundings. Take, for example, this random video shoot I came across of some grungy folks equipped with Google Glass in the Lower… » 2/28/13 4:20pm 2/28/13 4:20pm

Google Might Be Opening Its Own Google Stores

According to 9to5Google, Google has plans to open standalone retail stores to sell Google products like the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Chromebooks, Google Glasses and more. The goal is to open its first flagship Google Store by the end of the year. » 2/15/13 5:25pm 2/15/13 5:25pm

Google's Project Glass Is at the FCC Office Awaiting Approval

Engadget has spotted an application for Google's Project Glass approval from the FCC. It gives us a closer look at the heads-up display and it might mean we aren't far from the release of the Explorer Edition developer units. After all, Google held its first hackathon last weekend in San Francisco, with another… » 1/31/13 3:15pm 1/31/13 3:15pm

Wearing Knockoff Google Glasses Is Even More Embarrassing Than Wearing…

Vuzix, which specializes in technofancy optics, is so eager to ride the coattails of Google Glasses that they're releasing their own version: the Vuzix Smart Glasses M100. The M100 smart glasses run Android Ice Cream Sandwich and has a 720p camera along with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and head-tracking sensors. Which means,… » 11/13/12 9:00pm 11/13/12 9:00pm

New Google Glasses Patent Gives a Shout Out to Left Eye(s)

Google has secured a patent for left-handed people that puts the Google Glasses eyepiece on the other side. Someone at Google must be a pretty huge TLC fan (RIP Lisa Left Eye Lopes). » 10/16/12 11:37am 10/16/12 11:37am

This Entire Video Was Shot with Google Glasses

Maybe it's all the beautiful clothes and models, but this short film shot through the eyes of Diane Von Furstenberg and her various fashion week models and stylists with Google Glasses is wonderful. » 9/13/12 1:13pm 9/13/12 1:13pm

WSJ's Exclusive Project Glass Trial: Promising, But Disorienting and…

While there's been no end of speculation about Google's Project Glass, nobody's actually had chance to try the technology out independently—until now. The Wall Street Journal's Spencer Ante was lucky enough to try a pair of the glasses out for 10 minutes, and his verdict is mixed. » 9/12/12 5:14am 9/12/12 5:14am

Google's Project Glass Hits the Catwalk

Google glasses look dumb enough that you might expect to get beaten up for wearing them. But they've now made an appearance at New York Fashion Week and... they still look dorky, even on super models. » 9/10/12 4:32am 9/10/12 4:32am

You Might Unlock Google Glasses With a Simple Eye-Roll

Google has earned a patent for screen unlock that uses eye-tracking information, meaning when you finally get your hands on a pair of its augmented reality specs, you could access them with an eye roll. Just don't let your mom see you do that because she will be PISSED. » 8/07/12 11:20am 8/07/12 11:20am

Would Your Rather Wear a Computer on Your Face or Your Body?

When it comes to interacting with computers in unorthodox ways, Google Glasses are the first thing that come to mind. But it's not the only concept. There's also the computer which is integrated into our clothing. We've fitness and health concepts that can provide bio-feedback, and others which can control your… » 8/02/12 5:00pm 8/02/12 5:00pm

Apple's Patent Sketch for Its Own Retina-ized Version of Google Glasses…

Apple has long been working on a Google Glasses-like heads up display, and have been granted a couple of patents already. But Patently Apple has drudged up their latest one, which promises to bring Retina-quality visuals to the little screen. And intriguing as that may be, the more entertaining thing here is the… » 7/27/12 12:40pm 7/27/12 12:40pm

This Is What Google Glasses Could Have Been

Google's glasses were a little bit of a let down for those of us who wanted a true head-up display. This video, however, depicts a fictional future where the head-up display powers all our digital lives—and it's equal parts awesome and terrifying. » 7/27/12 5:30am 7/27/12 5:30am