GOOGLE GLASS Posts on XDA

Google Glass XE17 Firmware Trickling out to Glass Explorers

A little under a month ago, Google Glass received a rather healthy update to firmware version revision XE16. For those who don't recall, XE16 brought all the latest KitKat goods, as well as several new features such as Photo Bundles, photos in hangouts, voice commands sorting, and more. A little while later, the factory images for this update...

Droid DNA Gets KitKat, Google Accidentally Sells More Glass? BBQLinux Android Dev Guide Available – XDA Developer TV

Android KitKat for the Verizon Droid DNA is being rolled out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that HTC has updated its software release pages with Sense 6 upgrade info for older devices, as well as the...

Google Glass Now Open to Anyone… with $1500 to Spend (Update: Not Anymore)

Google Glass, which recently received its official update to KitKat (as well as a maintenance update to XE16.11), is the company's first attempt at wearable computing. Although it has been available to developers and early adopters for a little over a year now, many would-be purchasers have been unable to get their hands on Glass. This changes today,...

Google Glass gets KitKat and Rooted Bootloader, Android 4.4.3 KitKat for Google Nexus 5 Soon – XDA Developer TV

Android KitKat for Google Glass has been rolled out! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that Android 4.4.3 is being rolled out to the Google Nexus 5 (sort of) and that HTC Sense 6 has...

Google Glass XE16 Update Factory Image and Rooted Boot Image Now Available

You may recall that early yesterday, we talked about the XE16 update to Google Glass, which finally brought Android 4.4.2 KitKat to the tech world's most controversial piece of wearable computing. For those who don't remember, XE16 brought several new additions such as Photo Bundles, Photos in Hangouts, and Voice Command Sorting.At the time that...

[OTA Captured] Google Glass XE16 Update Brings KitKat, Photo Bundles, Photos in Hangouts, Voice Commands Sorting, and More

Earlier today, for one day only, Google opened up Glass Explorer Edition purchases to interested parties living in the US. Of course, you still have to plunk down $1500 in order to get your hands on this sleek piece of beta wearable tech. But for those looking to be on the bleeding edge, the investment is...

Google X Announces Smart Contact Lenses, FDA Approval Pending

OK, so it finally happened. Google wants to take wearable tech to the next level with a set of smart contact lenses. Now keep your pants on for a second---this has nothing to do with their first foray into wearable tech, Google Glass. Rather, they are now testing a "smart contact lens" that allows users to...

Epson Moverio BT-200 Takes on Google Glass with Head-Motion Tracking, Camera, Stereoscopic qHD Display

In late 2011, Epson released the Moverio BT-100 Wearable Display. While the device was quite an innovation at the time, it was just a bit too rough around the edges to gain any appreciable amount of popularity. Then, Google Glass happened. And with it, wearable computing was thrust directly into the limelight.Now, Epson has announced the...

Top 5 Technology Trends of 2013 – XDA Developer TV

The end of 2013 is here, and it has been an exciting year in the mobile device world. XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan combed through all the headlines, hardware releases, and device developments that happened this year and identified the Top Five Technology Trends for 2013.Everything from expanded mobile OS offerings to great independant mobile...

Ubuntu/Android Dual Boot on 4.2+ AOSP, Oppo N1 CyanogenMod Edition Released, Source Available! – XDA Developer TV

You can dual boot Ubuntu and Android on your device with a developer preview release! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement that the official CyanogenMod for the Oppo N1 is available, as are the...

Side-Load an App to Google Glass and GlassCopter App Review – XDA Developer TV

Just two days ago, XDA Developer TV Producer TK got Google Glass. He took the time to review it, and now he’s showing you some other tricks. TK starts of by showing you how simple it is to side load APKs on Google Glass using ADB. Then, TK shows off a simple Glass game you...

Device Review: Google Glass XE 2.0

Google Glass XE 2.0 is the refresh of last year’s XE Glass hardware. The main difference here is that you can now use a micro USB mono headset to listen to your music and make or receive calls on the device. Google started to offer replacements to first gen owners so they can enjoy the...