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#Google Glass

# google-glass - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace

The first pictures of the headset have been released as it repositions itself as a tool for the workplace.

# google-glass - Friday 31 July, 2015

Google Glass is quietly making a comeback but not in the way you'd expect

It’s thinking more about functionality instead of style.

# google-glass - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Is this weird Sony contraption better than Google Glass?

Yet they’re not exactly stylish, are they?

# google-glass - Friday 30 January, 2015

Google has explained why it pulled the plug (for now) on Google Glass

The company held its earnings call last night, where it failed to meet analysts’ expectations for the fifth quarter in a row.

# google-glass - Friday 16 January, 2015

This is why Google is going back to the drawing board with Glass

The company will stop selling the device in its current format on 19 January, saying it wants to build for the future instead.

# google-glass - Monday 1 December, 2014

Remember Google Glass? A new version is expected to arrive next year

The device will be powered by Intel as it plans to market the device to hospitals as well as other workplaces.

# google-glass - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Are Irish cinemas going to ban Google Glass?

Bans have already been put in place in the US and UK.

# google-glass - Saturday 27 September, 2014

These are the tech tools every SME should know about for the future

Digital gurus have given us all their top tips. Spoiler: Does not include any Back to the Future-style flying cars.

# google-glass - Friday 26 September, 2014

Turns out Google Glass doesn't make texting while driving any safer

In fact, there no real difference between using it or a smartphone.

# google-glass - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Now Google Glass can tell you just how stressed you are

A new app called BioGlass can tell how agitated you are just by detecting tiny movements picked up by the device’s accelerometer, gyroscope and front-facing camera.

# google-glass - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

This Google Glass app uses facial expressions to tell how you're feeling

SHORE analyses facial expressions in real-time to determine the mood a person is in, as well as their gender and age.

# google-glass - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Everything you ever wanted to know about Google Glass (but were afraid to ask) Ok Glass This post contains images

Everything you ever wanted to know about Google Glass (but were afraid to ask)

The device has attracted much attention and criticism since it was first revealed, but what is it really like to use?

# google-glass - Saturday 5 July, 2014

What's it like to wear Google Glass for a week in Ireland?

You’ll be looked at – a lot – and you won’t find it useful for planning a trip on the bus, but it IS fun…

# google-glass - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Older people try on Google Glass and it completely blows their minds Ok Glass

Older people try on Google Glass and it completely blows their minds

“It doesn’t talk back”. “Oh”.

# google-glass - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The42 Roger Federer shows you what it's like to play tennis from his perspective Pure Glass This post contains videos

Roger Federer shows you what it's like to play tennis from his perspective

He’s won 17 Grand Slams AND found a use for Google Glass – is there anything the man can’t do?

# google-glass - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

A month after its one day sale, Google Glass is now on sale to all in the US

Although they’re in limited supply, and will still set you back $1,500.

# google-glass - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Texting while driving is BANNED from today. Could Google Glass be the next deadly distraction?

54 per cent of drivers said the devices should be banned for all drivers…

# google-glass - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Will this year be the turning point for Google Glass and co?

After being closely followed for the past year, Google Glass has seen criticism and negative views, but a turning point could soon be on the cards.

# google-glass - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

# google-glass - Friday 11 April, 2014

Google will let anyone buy Glass for one day only

And just to make things more complicated, you will need to be based in the US and have $1,500 to get one.

# google-glass - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Google strikes deal with Ray-Ban to make Glass stylish

As part of the deal, Luxottica will design, develop and distribute glasses based on Google’s wearable device.

# google-glass - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Google lobbies against proposed restrictions on Glass while driving

The company is lobbying legislators in at least three US states in a bid to stop proposed restrictions on Glass while driving.

# google-glass - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Virgin Atlantic begin trialling Google Glass to help improve check-ins

The airline’s staff will use Google Glass or a Sony Smartwatch 2 to help give passengers a personalised experience when they are checking-in.

# google-glass - Friday 7 February, 2014

New York police begin testing Google Glass as crime-fighting tool

The wearable device is being used by police officers to see if it has any use in law enforcement.

# google-glass - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Google hacks together mini-games to show off Glass' potential

Lets just say they’re not the most inventive games in existence.

# google-glass - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Google Glass goes for style by launching prescription frames collection

The prescription frames are made from lightweight titanium to help offset the weight of Glass’ processor and battery.

# google-glass - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Google Glass moviegoer detained by US Homeland Security over piracy fears

The man, who was detained for over an hour, was accused of recording a cinema screening of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

# google-glass - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Google Glass app allows you to see what your partner sees during sex Sex And Glass

# google-glass - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Google Glass update lets users snap photos by winking

No word on whether it will bring in a “blink once for yes, twice for no” feature.

# google-glass - Saturday 16 November, 2013

How Google Glasses might change photography for good See Here This post contains images

How Google Glasses might change photography for good

The quality might not yet be able to replicate great photography – and it solves some practical challenges of taking a good pic.

# google-glass - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.

# google-glass - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

PIC: The Taoiseach tried on Google Glasses today

Enda Kenny looked delighted with his new specs today…

# google-glass - Saturday 3 August, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Government considers banning drivers from wearing Google Glass

The wearable technology is currently being trialed on a limited basis but one government has already decided it is likely to ban the smart-glasses when they are launched next year.

# google-glass - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Google Glass, Twitter torture and a beer-dispensing arcade game

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# google-glass - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

VIDEO: Google's new ad for its 'Glass' glasses

Google’s put out a video showing what life will be like if you’re wearing their new augmented reality specs.