Glass

  • Transparent Solar panels are coming! Turn your windows into power.

    Researchers at Michigan State University have made one of the most important developments in solar technology in decades. The researchers have developed a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, this is the fancy name for making clear glass panels that can collect energy from the sun. It’s long been thought this...
  • Telstra working on Google Glass app

    While you’re busy finishing work and getting ready for Christmas tomorrow, Telstra have snuck out some interesting news this morning on Facebook. Telstra are working on app for Google Glass. Their post reads What features would you like to see in our new Google Glass app? The post doesn’t...
  • Google Glass 2 to have mono earbud, bone conduction scrapped

    Google announced yesterday that they’re improving Google Glass with version 2. One of the biggest changes in the new version is the move away from bone conduction for audio, to a more tradition earbud. This will be a mono earbud and hence only be available on one side of...
  • Google Glass app allows you to take pictures just by winking

    That didn’t take long – someone has already made Google Glass creepy. A developer has created an app that lets you take photos by using just your eye. It’s called Winky and is available through Github – it lets you power up your Glass’ from standby mode and snap a quick...
  • Google Glass not coming until 2014

    There’s some sad news if you were hoping for Google Glass to be on your head this year as Google’s Eric Schmidt has confirmed that the new device won’t be available to the public until sometime in the spring (Autumn for us) 2014. This is a tad disappointing there...
  • Scoble’s first startup interview using Google Glass

    Internet celebrity Robert Scoble was amongst the first people in the world to get Google Glass. Scoble’s job with Rackspace means that he’s constantly interviewing the latest startups and discusses their new products and services. His video interviews are normally done using DSLR cameras, but there’s something special about...
  • Google Glass unboxing video

    The futuristic Google Glass isn’t so futuristic anymore, it’s reality. Today Google started shipping glass to real people outside the company. Those who attended Google I/O last year or ‘won’ their opportunity to buy Glass, were required to go to Google HQ to pick them up. Dan McLaughlin was...
  • With Google Glass you’ll never be without your cat facts

    Google just released the developer documentation associated with Glass, in that documentation were some funny examples. We already knew Google engineers are a little creative or bored or both, either way, their quirkiness is in full stride. One of the API Usage Stories that Google provides is an app...
  • Google reveals Glass tech specs and launches MyGlass companion app

    Along with the release of the Glass API’s today, the tech specs for Google Glass Explorer Editions have also been officially revealed. It will come with a 5MP camera and 720p video footage, 16GB of storage (12GB usable) and Google describes the display as a 25-inch HD screen being...