Google Glass

How Google Glass Won

Jamillah Knowles | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jamillah Knowles

Looking from a height at the situation, Google came out with a chorus line show for a product that was not really on the market for anyone other than developers and it inspired a lot of us to realise that 'the future' in a sci-fi sense was almost here.

Google Glass Is Dead, Long Live Google Glass

Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech
Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes

Google Glass and other smart glasses are continuing the trend of technological augmentation in the workplace. There may be a lack of 'killer apps' for consumers, but in the workplace smart glasses can already increase productivity.

Google Calls An End To Glass

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

Google has decided to call time on the current form of its experimental 'Glass' wearable computer. The 'Explorer Edition' of the heads-up display w...

Sony Unveils Rival To Google Glass

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Tech

Sony has unveiled a concept rival to Google Glass that can be attached to any pair of glasses. Called the Attach, these smart glasses are a separa...

Imagine Controlling Your Car With Your Tablet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Tech

CES 2015 is now fully underway with the self-tightening belts now out of the way, the major tech companies have hit the floor to start showing us thei...

Introducing The Wearable Device You Forgot You Already Had

Tamara Sword | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Tech
Tamara Sword

So what could replace the smartphone? Rather than smart watches or augmented glasses, I'm following the money and betting on a technology that Facebook, Amazon and Google have all invested in. Drone technology.

We Name And Shame The Most Disappointing Tech Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

2014 gave the world of tech plenty to talk about with the inaugural launch of the Orion Mars spacecraft and the promise of free, clean energy from Loc...

Pryor, Murphy, Carlin... Is It Possible to Have a Comedy Icon In The Modern Era?

Aid Thompsin | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Aid Thompsin

Even moving away from voluntarily saturating yourself, I wonder if, as Chris Rock suggested, the advent of the smartphone is destined to push stand-ups into doing 'safer' material, for fear of offending/losing the crowd, having it uploaded before it's ready and getting lynched for being racist, sexist or slanderous. I worry that he's right.

Wearable Tech Is Coming to Town

Daniela Cecilio | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech
Daniela Cecilio

Christmas is approaching fast and with it, the unavoidable questions arise: what to buy for whom from where? What's on trend? What's worth investing in? This year, it looks like all people want for Christmas... is a wearable device. Think smartwatches and fitness and health trackers.

New Google Glass App Wants To Evaluate Your Sex Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Tech

Glance is a new Google Glass app that lets you see sex from the other person's perspective. The idea is that you both wear Google Glass during tha...

Social Media Is A Drug We Can't Kick, But What's Next?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Tech

Social media has existed long before Facebook or Twitter, whether it's the creation of the telegram or the golden age of the Pony Express. Turns out t...

The More Human Robots Become, The More We Hate Them

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

If you try and picture the future, there are a set number of things that will immediately appear in your head: flying cars, space travel and, humanoid...

A Week With Google Glass

Kris Griffiths | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Tech
Kris Griffiths

It was during a Metallica gig at O2 Arena in 2008 that I first witnessed a live artist lose patience with the cameraphone brigade - frontman James Hetfield pausing to tell everyone in the immediate crowd to "put your f***ing cameras and phones away, and just enjoy the show ok?".

Google Investing In Magic, Floating Whales

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

Google has made a huge new investment in some kind of giant, floating whale generator. Or maybe it's just a new type of virtual/augmented reality. ...

How to Make Wearable Techs Work

Georgie Barrat | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Wearable Tech means exactly what it says on the tin; technology that you can wear. Be it a wrist band, watch or glasses it consists of some sort of accessory with electronics embedded inside it.

Is No UI the Best UI?

David Akka | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Tech
David Akka

I recently wrote about my experiences with Google Glass, a device I've had for a few months now. For all the potential applications the device has, I find that the one I use most is Google Now, which isn't a traditional mobile app at all.

Google, Drone Delivery and Life in the Times of Exotic Robotics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Google initially wanted to develop drones that can be used after disasters--earthquakes, floods or extreme weather events--to deliver life-saving items like medicines to affected people in geographies where usual means of transportation cannot reach.

Google Glass Can NowTell You How Frazzled You Are

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

Google Glass can now tell you when you need to take a deep breath and chill the hell out. Researchers at Georgia Tech and MIT have developed BioGla...

How Google Glass Can Change the Way We Work

David Akka | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech
David Akka

I recently had a chance to test drive a Google Glass device. Although it still feels like a prototype, it has the potential to be extremely useful in the workplace because of its ability to bring up information you need at the right moment with totally hands-free user experience.

Google Glass Can Now Analyse Your Emotions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech

Because Google Glass wasn't already creepy enough, somebody has built an app for the device which can read your emotions. The reasearch-led app was...

Six Ways Sensors Will Improve Modern Life

Ian Reid | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Tech
Ian Reid

The next 20 years of technology will make the achievements of the last two decades pale in comparison. That's no mean feat given how much technology h...

Watch Student Capture Graduation Day With Google Glass

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The emotional journey of graduation day has been captured by a student from the University of Sheffield, using revolutionary Google Glass technology. ...

These Are The Wearable Gadgets Of The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech

Wearable technology comes in many different forms whether it's Google Glass or the highly-anticipated Moto 360 smart watch. What they offer is unde...

You Can Control Google Glass With Your Mind

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Tech

Google Glass can now be controlled with your thoughts thanks to a futuristic new accessory called MindRDR. The MindRDR allows you to take pictures,...

From Hero to Zero: Google Glass

Dave Wallace | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Tech
Dave Wallace

In the UK we're just embarrassed of wearing them, which is a very British response. So in theory Glass is great but the reality is that after a while we all got bored. As my youngest said: "What's next Dad?"