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Google Gives New Details On Upcoming Google Glasses

Google Gives New Details On Upcoming Google Glasses

After almost a year of waiting, Google have finally released the official specs for its next big thing when it comes to technology, the Google Glasses after shipping the first batch of these amazing devices to developers. Google had kept everybody in the shadow for months when rumors regarding the glasses initially surfaced last year but now it seems that we would be getting our hands on the device pretty soon. The Glasses which are all set to change our perception about the future come equipped with a five megapixel camera capable of recording videos in 720p, 12GB of on board memory which when synced with the Google cloud storage sums up to be 16GB in total. Coming to the connectivity options, the device currently only supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and is rumored to add future support for 3G and 4G LTE connectivity as well.   The glasses are compatible with any Bluetooth supported phone; the MyGlass companion app, however which enables GPS and SMS messaging requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) to work. The Glasses can be paired with any Bluetooth enabled  phone and come with the MyGlass companion app which once installed, enables GPS and SMS messaging on any Android device running version 4.0.3 or higher.     Now coming to the battery life which is one of the main talking points of the device is expected to last for a whole day depending on the usage which would mostly include Google Hangouts, video conferences, voice calls etc. Till now no further details have been disclosed regarding the pricing of this device and according to Google, the price would only be disclosed once the glasses start rolling out to consumers next year. The search giants have also released the Application Program Interface (API) for developers who now have a licence to start developing their own customized applications that are compatible with the glasses. Google Glass Specifications At A Glance Fit Adjustable nose-pads and durable frame fits any face. Extra nose-pads in two sizes. Display High resolution display is the equivalent of a 25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away. Camera Photos – 5 MP Videos – 720p Audio Bone Conduction Transducer Connectivity Wi-Fi – 802.11b/g Bluetooth Storage 12 GB of usable memory, synced with Google cloud storage. 16 GB Flash total. Battery One full day of typical use. Some features, like Hangouts and video recording, are more battery intensive. Charger Included Micro USB cable and charger. While there are thousands of Micro USB chargers out there, Glass is designed and tested with the included charger in mind. Use it and preserve long and prosperous Glass use. Compatibility Any Bluetooth-capable phone. The MyGlass companion app requires Android...

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Augmented Reality As You Have Never Seen Before [Video]

Augmented Reality As You Have Never Seen Before [Video]

  These days the word Augmented Reality is creating waves in the tech world and is the next big thing when it comes to how computers are shaping up to be in the future. Not so long ago we had heard Google working on their next big project which promises to change the scope of computing as we know it with the revelation of their Project Glass which still needs to be seen as to exactly when and how its going to come into implementation for the general public. The technology which was initially revealed in 2009 by an Indian computer genius Mr. Pranav Mistry, a research assistant and a PhD candidate at MIT Media Lab at an event sponsored by TED in which he discussed about his own personal concept of Augmented Reality which he likes to term it as “The Sixth Sense”.     Currently Mr. Mistry and his team are working on the project and it would not be long before we get our hands on these amazing mind boggling inventions which are sure to leave everyone wishing for more. Watch the video and you will know EXACTLY what I am talking about. Enjoy !    ...

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