Google Glass is yet to be made publicly available but newer and more interesting uses of the headgear keep cropping up. A new video, for instance, shows an MMA referee wielding the Glass and recording an entire fight from his view.
Google has adopted a strict policy of not offering any facial-recognition apps on its Glass devices, over privacy concerns. That wouldn’t stop a third-party developer who has now created a facial-recognition app which will run on rooted Google Glass units.
When Google started digitizing books with the intent of making them available to the public for free, it was a grand idea. But over the years, authors and publishers have taken a disagreement with the project, criticizing it fiercely.
On touchscreen handsets, browsers often come with a slight delay in processing a touch input. This is to confirm whether you are single-clicking or double-clicking on the screen. Google has now removed this tap delay from Chrome Beta 32.
Internet search giant Google has discovered a new strategy: either join Google Plus (G+), or the company will release your search history and all the private information it has learned about you over the years.
Although Sony has called it quits on the US smartphone market, the company’s Sony Z Ultra handset has landed on the Play store. Unlocked and contract-free, the handset packs a massive 6.4-inch display.
Google Glass is certainly not a best-selling gadget as of yet, given its very limited availability. But vendors, software makers and consumers are very interested in it. PR firm, Weber Shandwick, has now released a WordPress plugin for Glass called ‘wpForGlass.’
Phishing emails used to a prominent nuisance on the internet, being the key part of online mass cons. Google has been actively working to curb such mails and the company has now revealed that 91.4% of its non-spam emails are authenticated.
Google has astonished the smartphone industry with its $199 offering, the 4.5-inch Moto G. TechInsights has now calculated that Moto G components cost nearly $123, leaving Google a tiny margin of less than 5%.
Google has updated its official Google Wallet app for iOS devices. The company has added a cool new feature which allows users to add new credit cards simply by snapping their pictures using an iPhone camera.
The social media has been abuzz with Amazon’s plans of launching delivery drones and the subsequent statement by UPS citing a similar plan. However, Google may beat them both by using it’s self-driving cars.
Google Trends shows how often a particular search-term is entered relative to the total search-volume across various regions of the world, and in various languages. Lately Google has updated its Google Trends service. Now, Google Trends offers topic predictions and groups searches for 700,000 topics in 7 countries.
Most major tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter pride themselves in the advanced security features of their sites. Despite these, a botnet was recently able to nick away some 2 million passwords of Facebook, Google, Twitter and ADP accounts.
If Amazon plans to deliver packages via drones, how far behind can Google be? Earlier we have seen Google materializing many of its projects like Google Glass, autonomous car or Project Loon. And now the company has said it’s testing a whole fleet of humanoid robots for various purposes.
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