Google Glass - Infoworld http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/21939 en Glass all gone after one-day sale, Google says http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/glass-all-gone-after-one-day-sale-google-says-240601?source=rss_google_glass <p>Google's one-day sale of Google Glass seems to have been a success with all units sold out, a blog post by the search giant suggests.</p> <p>"All spots in the Explorer Program have been claimed for now, but if you missed it this time, don't worry," the Google Glass team wrote on its <a href="https://plus.google.com/111626127367496192147/posts/1bMeQZsvF8G" target="_blank">blog</a> on Wednesday. "We'll be trying new ways to expand the Explorer program in the future."</p> Mobile Technology Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Technology Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:29:23 +0000 admin 240601 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google Glass gets KitKat support, leaves out video calls http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/google-glass-gets-kitkat-support-leaves-out-video-calls-240493?source=rss_google_glass <p>Google Glass is getting a big software update to coincide with its one-day sale on Tuesday, but video calling is one feature that's been put on hold.</p> <p>The Internet-enabled headset will get KitKat, the newest version of the Android operating system for mobile devices, allowing longer battery life and easier updates, according to Google.</p> Mobile Technology Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Technology Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:22:19 +0000 admin 240493 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google Glass to go on sale for one day next week http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/google-glass-go-sale-one-day-next-week-240326?source=rss_google_glass <p>If you've been waiting impatiently to get a pair of Google Glass, mark your calendar and grab your checkbook.</p> <p>Google announced late Thursday that it will sell prototypes of the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9247152/Google_moves_to_bust_Glass_myths_" target="_blank">wearable computers</a> for one day next week in an effort to expand its cadre of early testers, known as <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9237932/Google_chooses_thousands_as_Glass_Explorers_" target="_blank">Explorers</a>.</p> Mobile Technology Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:26:15 +0000 admin 240326 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google envisions Glass in businesses http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/google-envisions-glass-in-businesses-240137?source=rss_google_glass <p>Google wants to put its Glass headmounted computer system to work.</p> <p>The company is looking to partner with enterprise software developers and businesses as part of a push to get Glass into the hands of companies who could use it in their operations.</p> Application Development Mobile Technology Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Development Mobile Technology Wed, 09 Apr 2014 01:39:03 +0000 admin 240137 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google Glass may get more stylish with help from Oakley and Ray-Ban http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/google-glass-may-get-more-stylish-help-oakley-and-ray-ban-239024?source=rss_google_glass <p>Google is looking to reach a wider audience for Glass with some design help from Oakley and Ray-Ban.</p> <p>Google announced Monday that it has partnered with the Luxottica Group, an Italian company that owns Ray-Ban, Oakley and other brands. Luxottica will help design, manufacture and distribute frames for Google Glass.</p> Computer Hardware Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Technology Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:20:37 +0000 admin 239024 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google? Evil? You have no idea http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/cringely/google-evil-you-have-no-idea-238288?source=rss_google_glass <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/google_fire_hp.jpg" alt="Google? Evil?</div> Mobile Technology Google Glass Great Googley Moogley Android Cringely IT Strategy Search Engines Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Robert X. Cringely 238288 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Video: Watch out, Google Glass -- Sony SmartEyeglass wants developers too http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/consumer-electronics/video-watch-out-google-glass-sony-smarteyeglass-wants-developers-too-238097?source=rss_google_glass <p>Sony isn't about to let Google hog the smart eyewear market all to itself. At the Wearables DevCon conference, it showed off a prototype of its own computer-enhanced glasses, called SmartEyeglasses, that work with an Android smartphone via Bluetooth.</p> Computer Hardware Mobile Technology Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Technology Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:51:27 +0000 InfoTube 238097 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Sony lures developers with SmartEyeglass prototype, a Google Glass rival http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/sony-lures-developers-smarteyeglass-prototype-google-glass-rival-238025?source=rss_google_glass <p>With <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/114906/beyond-google-glass-the-wearable-tech-will-revolutionize-business-224958">Google Glass starting to pick up steam</a>, Sony doesn't want to get left too far behind.</p> <p>The Japanese company showed off its SmartEyeglass prototype at the Wearables DevCon conference just outside San Francisco this week, where it was trying to drum up interest among developers, who will need to build applications for the device.</p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Google Glass Consumer Electronics Consumerization of IT Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:43:32 +0000 admin 238025 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google Glass user in Ohio theater suspected of piracy http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/google-glass-user-in-ohio-theater-suspected-of-piracy-234728?source=rss_google_glass <p>Google Glass has raised privacy concerns in many countries. It now appears that it is being monitored as a potential aid to copyright infringement.</p> <p>A man who wore Google Glass to a movie theater in Ohio was detained and interrogated by officials of the Department of Homeland Security, highlighting concerns that the device may be used by people to illegally record movies at a theater.</p> Mobile Technology Google Glass Consumer Electronics Intellectual Property Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:46:02 +0000 admin 234728 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com CES 2014: Desperately seeking life after the PC http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/consumer-electronics/ces-2014-desperately-seeking-life-after-the-pc-233899?source=rss_google_glass <p>CES 2014 is coming to a close and could well be remembered as the show full of <a href="http://recode.net/2014/01/03/amid-the-hype-remember-the-ces-gadget-graveyard/" target="_blank">stuff nobody will ever buy</a> -- or as Tested's Will Smith more bluntly put it: "<a href="http://www.tested.com/tech/459689-ces-its-mostly-bullshit/" target="_blank">It's mostly bull$%*t</a>."</p> <div id="image"><p><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ces_2014_toothbrush.jpg" alt="Kolibree smart toothbrush" width="525" /></p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Cisco Systems Google Google Glass Intel Consumer Electronics Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 233899 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Wearable tech at CES 2014: Prepare your body parts for an onslaught of options http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/wearable-tech-ces-2014-prepare-your-body-parts-onslaught-of-options-233369?source=rss_google_glass <p>Wearable technology. It's an exploding product category in desperate need of a category-defining product. And now, with the <a href="http://www.cesweb.org/" target="_blank">Consumer Electronics Show</a> upon us, we get to see whether some company, any company, can release an uncompromised, mainstream consumer hit in 2014.</p> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Google Glass Consumer Electronics Consumerization of IT Fri, 03 Jan 2014 12:34:39 +0000 admin 233369 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google pushes Glass release date back to 2014 http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/mobile-technology/google-pushes-glass-release-date-back-2014-225168?source=rss_google_glass <p>Google sources have backed away from earlier projections that the company's Glass wearable computer would ship later this year. The company now acknowledges that Glass won't ship until 2014.</p> <p>At the Google I/O developer conference in May, one internal source and another close to the company said that <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9239410/Despite_Schmidt_s_timeline_Google_may_ship_Glass_in_2013" target="_blank">Glass would be available</a> in 2013.</p> Google Glass Mobile Technology Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:27:51 +0000 admin 225168 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Yes, Google Glass is hackable, but that's the least of our privacy worries http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/mobile-security/yes-google-glass-hackable-thats-the-least-of-our-privacy-worries-222986?source=rss_google_glass <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/brin_google_glass.jpg" alt="Yes, Google Glass is hackable, but that's the least of our privacy worries" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Reuters/Stephen Lam</p></em></div> Mobile Technology Security Google Glass Android Mobile Security Hacking Internet Privacy Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:45:14 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 222986 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Most Americans don't want wearable tech like iWatch, Google Glass http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/most-americans-dont-want-wearable-tech-iwatch-google-glass-222042?source=rss_google_glass <p>Apple's anticipated <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/apple-seeks-iwatch-trademark-221856">iWatch</a> and <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/category/tags/google-glass">Google Glass</a> have provoked plenty of headlines, but a recent poll shows that a majority of well-heeled Americans with college degrees wouldn't consider buying or wearing such devices.</p> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Apple Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Technology Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:35:33 +0000 admin 222042 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google Glass apps for enterprises coming by early 2014 http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/application-development/google-glass-apps-enterprises-coming-early-2014-221077?source=rss_google_glass <p>A company that specializes in Google apps is developing a series of enterprise applications for Google Glass that should be available late this year or early 2014.</p> <p>"We're in the early stages of developing for <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/102697/15-cool-apps-google-glass-219338">Google Glass</a>," said Dan McNelis, co-founder of <a href="http://www.ditoweb.com/" target="_blank">Dito</a>, a company that provides services for Google applications.</p> Application Development Google Glass Application Development Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:37:27 +0000 admin 221077 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Sex, lies, and Google Glass: Don't believe everything you read http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/sex-lies-and-google-glass-dont-believe-everything-you-read-220131?source=rss_google_glass <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/google_glass_model.jpg" alt="Sex, lies, and Google Glass: Don't believe everything you read" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Reuters/Andrew Kelly</p></em></div> Mobile Technology Security The Industry Standard Amazon.com Apple Google Glass Mobile Apps Internet Privacy Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bill Snyder 220131 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google Glass competitors vie for attention as wearables industry grows http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/computer-hardware/google-glass-competitors-vie-attention-wearables-industry-grows-220074?source=rss_google_glass <p>Plenty of eyes may be focused on Google Glass as the device attracts attention in the field of "augmented reality," but a crop of other players developing their own glasses-like products are also hoping to stand out as the industry matures.</p> Computer Hardware Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Mobile Technology Wed, 05 Jun 2013 11:06:21 +0000 admin 220074 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Beyond Google Glass: Get ready for more wearable computers http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/consumer-electronics/beyond-google-glass-get-ready-more-wearable-computers-219679?source=rss_google_glass <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/google_glass_model.jpg" alt="Beyond Google Glass: Get ready for more wearable computers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em> <p align="right">Credit: Reuters/Andrew Kelly</p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Apple Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Computer Hardware Mobile Technology Fri, 31 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 219679 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Heads up: CIOs are growing attached to Google Glass http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/consumer-electronics/heads-cios-are-growing-attached-google-glass-218314?source=rss_google_glass <p>Remember how when the iPhone came out, it quickly became a must-have gadget for high-level execs, who then brought their fancy new phones into work and told the IT staff, "I want to use this now, so figure out a way to support it," and suddenly, the iPhone became a "business machine," like it or not? Well, be warned: CIOs are <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/dont-miss-the-real-point-about-google-glass-217727">taking a shine to Google Glass</a>.</p> Computer Hardware Mobile Technology Google Google Glass Consumer Electronics Fri, 10 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoTube 218314 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Don't miss the real point about Google Glass http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/dont-miss-the-real-point-about-google-glass-217727?source=rss_google_glass <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/brin_google_glass.jpg" alt="Don't miss the real point about Google Glass" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Reuters/Stephen Lam</p></em></div> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Google Google Glass Mobile Technology Tue, 07 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 217727 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com