Google Glass

Samsung “Gear Glass” wearable rumored for Fall appearance

Google still has Glass in beta, but Samsung may be nipping at their heels. A new report suggests Samsung is working on a Google Glass competitor, and readying it for release later this year. The heads-up wearable is said to be called “Gear Glass”, suggesting it’s may be the one-sided wearable we’ve heard about previously. [caption id="attachment_183517" align="alignnone" width="600"] Picture from Samsung heads-up wearable patent[/caption]

Google Glass pushed during Florida golf tournament

Google had offered Glass without invitation during a one-day sale a few weeks earlier, but more recently it seems they had been trying to sell the wearable to golfers. In what was dubbed "the first time they setup a sales display for the public," Google had a Glass booth setup at The Player's Championship golf tournament in Ponte Verde Beach, Florida.

Familiar Google Glass user runs afoul of United Airlines

As if all the current news surrounding Google Glass security issues weren't enough, another tale has popped up. A woman (who you are familiar with if you follow Glass — read on) was asked to take Glass off during a flight on United Airlines. According to her, someone on the staff ask that she remove the headwear due to “security concerns”.

No, Google Glass is not available for everyone

A few news articles are touting that Google Glass is available to all today, effectively ending the Explorer beta program and opening up the world of Glass to anyone. Clicking a specific link gave access to the Glass order page from their April 15 sale, but the Glass home page yields a different experience. We’ve reached out to Google, and have the official story.  

Google Glass marketing head discusses the $1,500 price tag

Google Glass has gotten a fair bit of attention lately, both on the good and bad sides. One topic that seems to be falling on the latter side lately is public opinion. Many have a strong opinion about Glass, and while we generally look to the Explorers for a positive backing -- it seems one of the most vocal may be having some doubt.
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