Google Glass front recently, with Google announcing a 2.0 version of its hardware, official accessories, as well as opening up its program to even more people. Now the company is putting into motion yet another big change in its program that will no longer require Google Explorers, the collective term for its pre-release testers, to personally pick up their shiny new eyewear.
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Glass, however they recently began opening the Explorer program a bit. Basically, hinting the program is going smooth. Anyway, Google mentioned that existing Explorers would be able to invite up to three more friends into the world of Glass. And along with that, there was also mention of updated hardware.
Android 4.4 and Nexus 5, Google has also been the subject of rumors mills because of two very mysterious giant barges floating in San Francisco Bay and Portland, Maine. The latest talk is that these will not be Google Glass retail buildings but will, instead, be home to Google X showrooms.
Google now seems to be shifting gears towards preparing a more consumer-friendly version of its Google Glass eyewear in preparation for an expected public release next year. Not only did the company announce an updated version of hardware, we're now also seeing evidence of a couple of fancy accessories being prepared for the device.
San Francisco barge in mystery, and it’s only making the curiosity worse. Now there is news of a second barge, this time on the other side of the country in Portland, Maine. Just like the first, we have no idea what it’s for. Unlike the first, some have gone right up to it and taken photos... even looked inside.
Google Glass tries to wedge itself firmly into our daily lives -- and we look for a reason to have it there -- news of a California woman receiving a ticket while driving with the headset is less than favorable. Cecilia Abadie was ticketed for going 80mph in a 65mph zone, which can’t quite be argued. What is debatable is that she was also cited for wearing Google Glass.
Google+ page, the Glass team has released a few pictures showing off the newest headset hardware. It looks a touch bigger, and of course has the earbud we knew was coming.
Glass, they have recently detailed some upcoming changes for the Explorer program. It looks like the program will soon be opening up for new members. Not to mention, there will be some new hardware coming. And in a bit of better news, existing Explorers will be able to do a one-time swap to get the updated model.
Samsung patent filing has recently been discovered for a pair of "sport glasses." This particular filing is coming out of Korea and was registered in October. More to the point though, the fling included some basic details along with a few sketches. These appear like they are similar to Google Glass and the filing mentions smartphone connectivity as well as some of the functionality.