April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
Unofficial WordPress App Released for Google Glass
Not too many people own Google Glass just yet, but the number is growing thanks to an open invite request signup page. And alongside the greater adoption, comes a greater number of cool things you can do with Glass.
We recently covered the release of the GDK, which helps developers create better apps for Glass than what was possible with the cloud-based Mirror API. While the GDK release enables a new class of more immersive local apps, that’s not to say that useful and innovative apps can’t be built with Mirror API.
Now thanks to an unofficial WordPress app by PR firm Webber Shandwick, you can post to any WordPress blog directly from Glass. The app naturally has a few limitations, and chief among them is the need for voice dictation for text entry. While functional, we can’t imagine too many people posting long essays #throughglass. In addition to text, users can also attach photos and videos into their blog posts.
To get started, head over to the installation page for full instructions. Installation is a bit tedious, as it has you install a WordPress plugin, set up the Mirror API (if you haven’t already), and more. Luckily, there are plenty of screenshots to guide you along the way. Developers looking to learn how it was done should head over to the project’s GitHub.
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The beginning of April is dominated by April Fools. There are jokes and pranks everywhere, which are meant to fool people. This news is no joke though, as Google has pushed the shiny red button to send out over-the-air updates to supported devices. Well, sort of, as only a few of available Nexus devices got updates to Android 5.1. Here's a list of OTAs that can be downloaded and flashed by stock recoveries. You can find guides on how to revert...
Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites and vendors following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far....