GOOGLE GLASS Posts on XDA

Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 may support eye tracking, could potentially be used in Google Glass successor

Many would agree that the smartwatch market has been floundering as of late. Some feel this is due to Qualcomm taking so long to put out an updated SoC. It was a little over two years ago when the company initially announced the Snapdragon 2100 chipset, and while it did wonders for the battery life...

Google Glass Enterprise Edition is Official, Available to Partners of Google

Google Glass was a unique, bold experiment from Google's moonshot division that debuted back in 2013. They were expensive (at $1,500 a piece), fairly uncomfortable, and deemed invasive to anyone's privacy as they had the potential to record video and take photos with minimal effort, and with no clear indication. The term 'Glassholes' was coined...

Not Dead: Android-based Smart Glass Round-Up — What’s New at CES 2016

While smart glasses aren't really the coolest kid on the block anymore, they've come a long way since their humble beginnings. Prices are dropping, the app ecosystem is evolving, and with more companies investing heavily into VR (Virtual Reality, think the Oculus Rift/Samsung Gear VR and HTC Vive), AR (Augmented Reality) seems poised to make a comeback...

Google Glass-like Clip-On For Regular Glasses Developed by Sony

For the price of $2,000, a pair of glasses that can run apps, take pictures, and function a mini-computer should at least come with a nice designer frame--maybe something Ray-Ban, Gucci, or Persol. But, no. Forking over that amount of money for Google Glass gets you a cyborg headpiece that can do what your phone...

Improve the Hardware Speaker on Google Glass

Google Glass is one of those ridiculously expensive toys that every practically grown-up gadget lover wants pretty badly. Glass is like gadget enthusiast jewelry that has to be worn to Android-related event. But for all of its positives, there are some problems inherent to its implementation.People with larger heads might have a problem with Google...

Device Review: Epson Moverio BT-200 Smart Glasses

Over the last few years, the world of wearables has truly gone from fantasy to reality. With the advent of devices like Google Glass, Android Wear, and the bevy of available fitness trackers, the mainstream is becoming more aware and interested in wearables.Epson took note of this trend as far back as 2011, when they...

Droid X Receives KitKat Port, Upcoming Google Glass Firmware Improvements – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.3 lands on the European HTC One M7! That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of a Google Glass firmware update and be sure the check out the article talking about XDA members porting...

Google Glass XE20.1 Update Brings Improved Contacts, Head Nudge, New Cards and Commands

Ever since Google unveiled Android Wear earlier this year, the first Android Wear-powered smartwatches have been practically all that people are talking about when it comes to wearables. Android Wear, however, is obviously not Google's first stab at the wearables market. Launched last year in limited release form, Google Glass has taken somewhat of a backseat...

Google Nexus 5 Updated to 4.4.4_R2 in NZ, AUS, India; Glass Gets XE19.1

Earlier today, Google issued updates to two current generation reference devices, the Google Nexus 5 and Google Glass. The former received an incredibly minor update to Android 4.4.4_r2 (KTU84Q), while the latter was shown to a rather significant update XE19.1 (up from last month's rather significant XE 18.3 update).First up, we have the Nexus 5 update....

Google Glass XE17.2 Factory Image and Rooted Boot Image Now Available

We recently talked about the Google Glass XE17.1 update. For those in need of a little refresher, XE17.1 brought quite a few goodies such as the ability to share places from Google Maps on Android directly with Google Glass using the MyGlass 3.0.0 app.Now just five days later, Glass has been updated yet again---this time, to XE17.2. Google first announced...

Google Glass XE17.1 OTA Captured, Updated Factory Image and Rooted Boot Image Now Available

Two days ago and coinciding with Google Glass's public release, Google shed some light on the upcoming XE17.1 firmware. This update follows up on last week’s XE17 bugfix release, while bringing a few new features to make upgrading worth your while.For those in need of a quick refresher, XE17.1 brings back the ability to share places from Google Maps on Android...

Google Opens Glass Purchases to All in the US, Unveils XE17.1 Firmware

You may recall that a few weeks back, Google erroneously made Google Glass purchases open to the public for a few hours. This particular order page wasn't exactly intended to be opened to the general public at the time. Rather, it "was created to accommodate potential Explorers who were still in the pipeline" from the previous single day sale held...