Glass

  • Virgin Atlantic using Google Glass for faster check-ins, to improve customer experience 13-04-2014 10:37 AM

    New Delhi: Ever heard of an airline staff receiving and checking in a passenger at the counter using cutting-edge technology like Google Glass or a smartwatch? Yes, this is now a reality. The facility is being tested by British carrier Virgin Atlantic and global transport communications and IT firm SITA...
  • Google Glass to be available for public purchase from April 15 11-04-2014 10:10 AM

    San Francisco: A lot more people are about to get a chance to buy Google Glass, the Internet-connected eyewear that has become the hottest accessory in geek fashion. Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any US resident who places an online order for the device beginning at...
  • Google Glass to come with Ray-Ban, Oakley frames 25-03-2014 10:22 AM

    San Francisco: Google is hoping to make its Internet-connected eyewear more stylish as part of a partnership with the makers of Ray-Ban and Oakley frames. The alliance with Italian eyewear company Luxottica Group announced Monday represents Google's latest attempt to make wearable technology look less geeky as it tries to...
  • Google Glass review: It has to be smaller if Google is aiming for mass appeal 16-03-2014 12:02 PM

    New York: Shaped like a lopsided headband, Google Glass is an unassuming piece of technology when you're holding it in your hands. You feel as if you can almost break it, testing its flexibility. Putting it on, though, is another story. Once you do, this Internet-connected eyewear takes on a...
  • Photos: 19 incredible shot glasses that you can also eat 07-03-2014 10:24 AM

    These shot glasses will literally blow your mind. Our favourite is the milk and cookie shot. But the strawberry-jelo shot glass is rather cute too. ...
  • Samsung's 'Galaxy Glass' wants to turn your hands into a keyboard 06-03-2014 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: Internet is already abuzz with reports that Samsung is working on its own wearable headset computer, and now a new report has emerged claiming that Samsung's answer to Google Glass could be a step ahead of its rival and might turn your hands into a QWERTY keyboard. A...
  • Google Glass review: Gives users a new way to view content, but still has a long way to go 03-03-2014 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: I had a chance to dance with Google Glass, the much-touted wearable device that Google has been experimenting with for some time now. Folks, have gone skydiving with it, on roller coaster rides, and various other adventures, in various parts of the world. I got mine on trial...
  • Dos and don'ts: Google tells Glass users how not to be a 'Glasshole' 19-02-2014 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: Having taken advice from early adopters of Google Glass, Google complied a list of Dos and don'ts informing them of the best practices and basic etiquettes to be followed while using the device. "Our Explorers have gotten a lot of attention when they wear Glass out and about....
  • A glass that bends but doesn't break 31-01-2014 04:33 PM

    Toronto: Afraid of keeping glass-made decorative pieces at home as your naughty kids won't spare them for long? Not any more. Here comes a glass that bends but does not break when dropped - thus offering improved man-made designs in the future. Engineers at McGill University in Canada have developed...
  • Google introduces the world's first Google Glass games 30-01-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: After introducing stylish frames for its Google Glass, Google has now showed off five games for its Internet-connect glasses to encourage developers to design more games for what the company expects to be the next big thing in the world of technology. The company has bundled a few...
  • New frames for Google Glass 28-01-2014 01:34 PM

    Showing off its first prototype, Google last year had announced its plans to design prescription frames for Google Glass, and within less than a year the company has announced their availability. Google has released four feather-light titanium frames - Split, Thin, Bold and Curve - for the Google Glass, which fit with your prescription lenses. All four frames are available for $225 each.
  • Google Glass for prescription lenses now available; to cost $225 more 28-01-2014 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: Showing off its first prototype, Google last year had announced its plans to design prescription frames for Google Glass, and within less than a year the company has announced their availability. Google has released four feather-light titanium frames - Split, Thin, Bold and Curve - for the Google...
  • Galaxy Glass: Samsung's Google Glass rival could be released in September 27-01-2014 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: A patent filing has already shown that Samsung Electronics is working on a device it calls sports glasses in a possible response to the Google Glass, and now a new report from The Korea Times, citing unnamed Samsung officials, said Samsung's answer to Google's Internet-coonnected glasses could make...
  • Poll: Would you have sex wearing Google Glass? 23-01-2014 01:21 PM

    A developer has created a new app for Google Glass that is said to be of use while making love with your partner. Glance app, also called the 'Sex with Glass' app, lets you see two different perspectives, seamlessly. To make use of the app, both partners need to wear...
  • Google Glass sex app could change the way you make love 23-01-2014 12:58 PM

    New Delhi: With Google Glass expected to come to market later this year, developers seem to have focusing more on apps for the first-of-its kind wearable device to help you make the most of it. There may be various apps in the works, but there is one app, specifically designed...
  • Man suspected of recording a movie with Google Glass, found innocent 22-01-2014 01:56 PM

    Columbus: Federal authorities say they questioned an Ohio man they suspected of recording a movie in a theater with his Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device. The government says no action was taken after the man confirmed the Google Glass was also a pair of prescription glasses with the recording function inactive....
  • Woman ticketed for driving wearing Google Glass found not guilty 17-01-2014 06:18 AM

    San Diego: A California woman ticketed for driving while wearing Google Glass, a tiny computer mounted on an eyeglass frame, had her citation dismissed on Thursday by a San Diego court commissioner who said he found no proof the device was operating at the time. The case, which raises new...
  • Corning to come up with 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass for wearable devices 05-01-2014 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Keeping up with the popular trends, Corning has announced that it will manufacture a 3D glass-forming technology to shape Corning Gorilla Glass. The company is targeting commercialisation of finished 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass parts in 2014 and is working with G-Tech Optoelectronics Corp. (GTOC) to establish a vertically integrated...
  • Jennifer Lawrence turns producer for 'Glass Castle' 15-11-2013 12:24 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, one of the youngest actresses to win an Oscar, will produce 'The Glass Castle'. 'The Glass Castle' is a film adaptation of author Jeannette Walls best-selling 2005 memoir. "I don't know if I will be any good, but I'm trying it. So far I am...
  • Google expands Google Glass sales, lets early users invite 3 friends each 29-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Mountain View: Google is relying on a little social networking to put its Internet-connected glasses on the heads of more people. The expanded sales of the device known as Google Glass will come as part of an invitation-only program announced Monday. The roughly 10,000 Glass owners who began testing the...
  • Patent filing shows Samsung's Google Glass rival 25-10-2013 04:42 PM

    Seoul: A patent filing shows Samsung Electronics is working on a device it calls sports glasses in a possible response to Google's Internet-connected eyewear. A design patent filing at the Korean Intellectual Property Office shows a Samsung design for smartphone-connected glasses that can display information from the handset. It said...
  • Gear Glass: Samsung's answer to Google Glass reportedly in the works 08-10-2013 02:19 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung seems to be actively working on wearable devices, which are believed to be the next big thing in the world of technology. Maintaining its supremacy against Apple, Samsung launched its smartwatch before Apple, and now the Korean giant is reportedly building a competitor to the Google Glass....
  • Gadgets that are made to be worn 02-09-2013 02:22 PM

    When wearable devices are believed to be the next big thing, it becomes interesting to know about such gadgets. Here is a list of gadgets that you can wear.Memoto: It is said to be the world's smallest wearable camera. It has become the latest technological hit on Kickstarter, the USB 4GB Cufflinks: A pair of USB Drive cufflinks (2GB storage on 1 cufflink)  is available for $110.
  • Google Glass: Battery, speaker the biggest letdowns 27-08-2013 03:29 PM

    San Francisco: Geeks aren't the only people wearing Google Glass. Among the people testing Google Inc.'s wearable computer are teachers, dentists, doctors, radio disc jockeys, hair stylists, architects, athletes and even a zookeeper. Some 10,000 people are trying out an early version of Glass, most of them selected as part...
  • Google's startup brings sightseeing app to Glass 22-08-2013 01:14 PM

    San Francisco: Google Glass, a spectacle-like computing device drawing lots of attention, can serve as an automated tour guide with the help of a new application from a little-known startup hatched within the Internet's most powerful company. The app, called "Field Trip," is being released Wednesday by Google-owned Niantic Labs...
  • NMMC demolishes controversial Glass House on HC's direction 16-08-2013 06:19 PM

    The controversial 'Glass House' bungalow built illegally by nephew of a Maharashtra Minister on a 301 square metre CIDCO plot in neighbouring Navi Mumbai has been demolished, the civic body informed the Bombay High Court on friday. Hearing a PIL, the Court had earlier directed Santosh Tandel, nephew of Excise...
  • Google Glass review: First peek through the smartglasses impresses 09-08-2013 01:55 PM

    San Francisco: Google believes it has the perfect accessory for the next phase of technology, the mind-boggling and appearance-shifting category already being described as "wearable computing." The widely anticipated evolution hatched Google Glass, a spectacle-like device that contains a hidden computer, a thumbnail-size transparent display screen above the right eye...
  • Google enlists students to explore filmmaking with Google Glass 30-07-2013 02:45 PM

    Los Angeles: Beauty is in the eye of the Google Glass wearer. At least that's what the Internet search giant hopes a handful of young filmmakers will discover. Google is enlisting film students from five colleges to help it explore how its wearable computing device can be used to make...