Chris Gonzales

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Google Glass gets more hands-free with notifications when you glance

Google(s goog) Glass just got easier to use thanks the latest software update from Google. Now users can enable an option that shows new …

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<b>93% Off a 1 year of online training on iOS and Android game design and development</b><p>Today’s featured deal in the iPad Insight store offers a great, affordable entry into the world of designing and developing games for iOS and Android devices. The year of online training courses is being offered for …

Google Hires Fashion Expert Ivy Ross To Head Glass

Ivy Ross is being tasked with making the wearable technology attractive to the style-conscious masses.<p>Google Glass can do everything from snap photos to aid navigation. But one thing it can’t do–so far, at least–is make you look cool. Outside nerdy tech niches, most are reluctant to embrace the …

Google Glass’s battery is lousy on purpose, says Google man

Thad Starner has been wearing computers on his face for 21 years. Today he works with Google on Glass, the web giant’s wearable computing project which, because of its high-profile backer and the accompanying publicity blitz, also happens to be the go-to example of all that is good and evil about …

Google Glass

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 already forked over $1,500 for Glass itself. A DIY project from design studio Pixil 3D can modify Glass to work with …

This Google Glass App Lets You Answer The Door Without Leaving The Couch

Because technology has a solution to most First World problems (smart forks, anyone?), a new Google Glass app will let people answer the door directly from their headsets.<p>A result of the collaboration between connected hardware company Brivo Labs and topcoder’s development and design community, …

How The Business World Will Make Wearables Mainstream

Enterprises, from health insurance companies to law enforcement agencies, are expected to drive the expansion of the wearable technology market by 2020, a new report from Forrester Research says.<p>Google Glass has been featured in so many news stories that it’s easy to forget, there are still only a …

Health Care

Why Cops and Cable Guys Will Be the Pioneers of Wearable Tech

You've read about Silicon Valley "Glassholes" who wear Google's digital eyewear everywhere – including the shower. You've seen the ad where creepy …

Google demos five minigames for Glass using voice and motion control

Currently Google Glass lets you send messages, make calls, and do other standard things that smartphones can do, but it's still lacking in games. In an effort to get game developers on the Glass bandwagon, Google has demoed five minigames for Glass that are super simple, but which also show the …

OK, Glass: How do I stop people calling me a 'Glasshole'?

Google Glass holds a fair few surprises — even if they are from the general public. How does a Glass wearer get around the social barriers of …

Wearable Tech

OK, Glass: Show me what's next for Google

December 2014 is a year away. Barring unforeseen complications, Google Glass will have gone public by then and just might have forever altered its maker in the process.<p>The story of how Glass could change Google begins back on June 27, 2012. Sergey Brin and his cohorts, in what we now know is …

Why The Wearables Revolution Won’t Be Like Smartphone ‘Dogfight’

A new book called <i>Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution</i> by Fred Vogelstein revealed the mechanism by which Apple …

Wearable Tech

Augmented Reality Is Almost Everywhere

There is less difference between our work and home devices, our tablets and our mobile phones. They are not meant for “work” or for the “home.” We just use them wherever we are. The idea of a balance or even the concept of an enterprise hardware manufacturer seems quaint.<p>The difference, really, is …

Google Glass' First Start-Up Innovators

More and more start-ups are creating products and technologies specifically for the wearable tech but one is making a profit.<p>When the first murmurings of Google Glass surfaced, the idea took some time to get used to. But now more and more start-ups have adapted and created new technologies and to …

Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do

There are certain things you won't be encouraged to do wearing one of these. Those are the things I did.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue</i><p><b>Google Glass</b> mayor may not transform the future. But one thing is beyond question: It elicits mighty strong reactions in the present.<p>The first week I got my …

NameTag releases first face recognition app for Google Glass, recognizes 450K sex offenders

Sex offender? Gotcha. Ego-driven international music superstar? Got you too. Nameless nobody? This new technology on Google Glass might just have you too.<p>Especially if you have a criminal record.<p>The new technology isn’t coming from Google, or from Facebook — although it is powered by their …

Atheer and Meta Want You to Touch Your Apps in Midair

Touchscreens have become <i>so</i> 2007, the wearable computing crowd chants. The next big thing for how we interact with our technology, they say, might be …

Android Phones

Google Glass update brings The Wall Street Journal, storm warnings and RSS to your face

Sure, you've read <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, but can you really say you've experienced it until you've experienced it #throughglass? The Dow Jones-published paper is among the latest batch of Glassware apps coming to Google's wearable, letting you keep up on breaking news, politics, business and, of …

Google Glass Getting A Face Recognition App This Month, But It Won’t Get Google’s Blessing

Google Glass use cases are many, but one that inevitably comes to mind is facial recognition. Google already does a lot with reverse image searching and identifying faces in photos, so it would not be such a leap to imagine it doing something like comparing the faces of those you meet at networking …

Google Glass's 'Wink' Is the Ultimate Advance in Creepshot Technology

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google announced a number of updates to Google Glass yesterday, including a feature that allows you …

Google Glass Face Recognition App Coming This Month, Whether Google Likes It Or Not

Since Google Glass first appeared, its potential for facial recognition has been seen either as a privacy nightmare or as one of the headset’s first truly intriguing uses. Google has declared itself in the first camp. Stephen Balaban is in the second, and he’s about to share his vision with …

Google Glass Gets ‘Wink To Shoot Picture’ Mode, Lock Screen, YouTube Uploading And Hangouts Chat

Google has just announced a massive update to Google Glass which adds a lock screen, Hangouts chat, direct YouTube uploading via a Glass app and a ‘wink to shoot a picture’ mode. The wink photo mode is obviously interesting as developers had dug up references to it in the Glass firmware a while ago …

Google Glass: Early impressions

Most companies conduct their experiments behind closed doors. If, say, a new iPhone hits store shelves, then chances are the dirty work has been done …

Eye Publishing: Google Glass Gets WordPress Plugin

The articles you read in the future could be published through voice command or even a pair of eyes.<p>Google Glass users will now have access to a …

Smart Glasses Will Re-Envision Travel as We Know It

A couple runs through an airport, anxiously looking at real-time flight updates via a head-mounted display. A man asks his smart glasses how to say …

Google Glass Banned From Restaurant After Glasshole Tries To Get Employee Fired

<i>Dramatization.</i><p>The inevitable has occurred. Another restaurant in Seattle, Washington, has banned Google Glass from its establishment due to privacy concerns. The first restaurant to do so earlier this year was the 5 Point Cafe. Now the Lost Lake Cafe And Lounge (co-owned by the owner of the 5 Point …