Google. presumably to promote Glass, has allowed anyone in the US to buy Glass for one day, which is today.
Yeah, anyone. Google announced a last minute update for Glass and it wasn’t some last minute brushing up, it was a HUGE update with the he addition of some features, better optimization and finally the removal of Video Calling. Continue reading Glass gets upgraded to Kitkat in a HUGE update
Google Glass’s Explorer program was only open to a select few, while others gazed in a mix of awe and jealousy. Now those “others” can get their hands on one, provided they move fast.
Google is opening up the Explorer program and will put Glass on sale on April 15th and on April 15th only. Continue reading Google going to put Glass on sale…..For one day only
The Google Glass is a controversial device. When companies are snooping on their customer’s data and the NSA has been spying on us in varied ways, we don’t need yet another reason for our concern to privacy.
But then, there is Google Glass. It is basically glasses on your face, but with a camera. You may be talking to someone, but are you? Even worse, you may be recording a video of someone face-to-face, without them knowing. Now THAT is a serious breach of privacy. Continue reading Google going into ‘Defense’ mode about Google Glass (Plus our views)
Google Glass. Although the device has help bring wearables into the eyes of a common man, it has sparked many a controversy, mostly regarding privacy. How do you expect that your secrets are safe and secure when every person is walking around with a camera on his/her face? Continue reading Google gives out list of do’s and dont’s while wearing Google Glass
Many products have been launched or going to be launched in 2014. Quite a few of these products are in the first generation. People who buy them are often known as early adopters. Some of these products are : Google Glass , PS4, Xbox One, Neptune Pine
There are both advantages and disadvantages to being a first gen adopter.
First, the advantages:
You get the bragging rights of owning something before anyone else.
Many companies give out free or limited edition goodies to early adopters as they are the pivotal point that decide whether their product will be successful or not
Usually, being an early adopter gives you a deeper attraction to technology.
Now for the disadvantages:
1. Early first gen devices may have both hardware and software bugs or even manufacturing issues like in the case of the PS4 where many customers reported dead units. These bugs are ironed out in the next release in the product’s life cycle.
2. Usually 2nd or 3rd gen devices are usually cheaper than their first gen counterparts. This leads to a feeling of regret and also a waste of money .
3. There is no way of knowing whether a new product will be successful or not. If the product line is dropped soon after it’s release, early adopters may witness Buyer’s remorse.
The buzzword going around is ‘wearable technology’.What is that you ask? Wearable technologyis of two types:
1. Existence enhancing
These are gadgets that provide an overlay of useful information over the real world without being obstructive.
Basically augmented reality devices.
Examples of existence enhancing devices: Google glass Continue reading Can wearables take over the world?