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Google Glass is back once again

It has been a long time since Google Glass last made headlines. Since scrapping plans for a consumer launch, Google has been reworking Glass with a focus on enterprise/business users. Now, Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 has appeared, with a new design, better hardware and a high price tag. The …

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Apple may be preparing its own Google Glass competitor

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A couple of years back, Google made a big push for augmented reality with Google Glass but unfortunately the project ultimately failed to catch on. Despite Google Glass’s failure, it doesn’t seem to have scarred Apple away from developing a similar device of its own as reports this week claim …

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Amazon designs pair of augmented reality glasses

Amazon has designed its own pair of augmented reality glasses, judging by a recent patent filing from the company. While many other device makers are currently focussed on virtual reality, there aren’t as many big names currently working on augmented reality, aside from Microsoft with the Hololens and Google with …

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Apparently Samsung wants to compete with Hololens

Samsung was swift to jump in to the virtual reality game, getting Oculus on board to build its GearVR headset for use with Galaxy smartphones. Now rumours are suggesting that Samsung wants to get in to augmented reality as well, with a head display product designed to compete with Microsoft’s …

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Sony to launch smartglasses in March

A few weeks have passed since Google took Google Glass development back behind closed doors but the wearable’s failure to truly take off hasn’t deterred Sony from launching its own pair of smart glasses, which will arrive on the 10th of March. The SmartEyeGlass as its called will launch in …

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New patent shows us possible Google Glass 2 design

It was revealed earlier this week that Google is currently working on the second iteration of its Google Glass wearable, with Intel possibly supplying the chip inside of it and now we have our first peek at what the updated headset will look like thanks to a recent patent. The patent …

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Google Glass 2 to launch next year powered by Intel

Google is reportedly planning to release a new Intel powered version of its Google Glass wearable next year in an effort to re-spark interest in the technology as adoption of the first generation device dies down. Sources are currently expecting Google to call its new eyewear ‘Glass 2’, the company …

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Google: wearables need to get cheaper to become popular

Without doubts, wearable computing devices are a part of the future, but at present they are hardly popular for three reasons: they are expensive, they are bulky and their capabilities are limited. Evolution of technology will make devices more stylish and compact, but manufacturers will have to do their best in order …

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Google Glass now displays phone notifications

Users taking part in the Google Glass explorers program, which is now open to the public in both the US and UK, will soon be able to see all of their phone notifications on the eyewear’s screen. It’s the same feature that comes with Android Wear, Google’s wearable tech OS, …

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Amazon may be developing its own smart eyewear

Amazon this week hired Babak Parviz, a former Google executive who led the development of the company’s Glass wearable gadget. Several weeks ago Mr. Parviz was replaced from his position at Google, but remained at the company. Apparently, Amazon has offered the executive better opportunities than his former employee. Potentially, …

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You can now control Google Glass with your mind

One of the drawbacks to Google Glass was having to talk to it, voice commands are often seen as a gimmick rather than a useful feature. Luckily, an app has been released that will allow Glass owners to issue commands through brain waves instead. The app is called MindRDR, it …

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Steve Wozniak criticizes smart-watches, praises Google Glass

Steve Wozniak, a co-founder of Apple who foresaw the emergence of the upcoming iWatch several years ago, claims that smart-watches have too limited functionality and too small displays. At the same time, he praises Google Glass. While the former partner of Steve Jobs does not really admire wearable computing devices …

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Google Glass banned from UK Cinemas

Shortly after the release of Google Glass in the UK, The Cinema Exhibitors Association has banned the smart glasses from UK cinemas. The CEA represents most big chain cinemas in the country and is worried that bootleggers will use the device to illegally distribute movies, despite its 30 minutes to 45 …

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Google Glass is now available in the UK

The Google Glass was first made available in the US last year but the wearable is now making its way over to the UK for the first time. In addition to the UK launch, the Google Glass is getting a hardware upgrade too, bumping it up to 2GB of RAM …

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Google Glass is finally available for everyone to buy

Google Glass only costs just $150 to make, but whopping $1500 to buy. Apparently, even an extreme price-point does not stop many technology enthusiasts from demanding to buy it. However, up to this week only select software developers under the Explorer program could get the smart eyewear. Apparently, the closed …

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Google Glass only costs around $80 to make

Google Glass has been on sale for a while now but only to those who Google had previously been invited in to the explorers program, the wearable costs $1500 and just recently went on sale to the general public in the US. $1500 is a lot of money but it …

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