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Google promised early Glass wearers that they could eventually upgrade to next-generation Explorer hardware, and that moment is finally at hand. The company is now inviting owners to swap devices through a free mail exchange before February 5th. While the upgrade isn't mandatory, Google warns th...

December 4th 2013 at 10:43pm 0 Comments
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Now that Google has offered a preview of Glass' SDK and opened the Mirror API to all developers, it has a strong incentive to get its eyewear in the hands of app writers. Accordingly, the crew in Mountain View is now inviting developers to buy Glass' Explorer Edition; you'll find one such invitat...

November 25th 2013 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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There isn't exactly a huge market for Google Glass accessories when there are several thousand wearers, but you've got to start somewhere, right? Accordingly, Google has begun selling peripherals to Explorer Edition owners. Only one item, a $75 clear visor for the Glass redesign, is in stock; an...

October 30th 2013 at 9:02pm 0 Comments
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California is technology's spiritual home in the US, where Teslas roam free, and Google Glass is already a social norm. Well, unless you're a member of the San Diego law enforcement that is -- as one unlucky driver just found out. That commuter was Cecilia Abadie, and she's (rather fittingly) take...

October 30th 2013 at 5:34am 0 Comments
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Google has a long history of doling out easter eggs to amuse and delight the public, so naturally it decided to sneak one in the Explorer Edition of Glass as well. New Glass Explorer Jay Lee discovered that when you select View Licenses under Settings and Device Info, then tap the touchpad nine ti...

April 25th 2013 at 5:29pm 0 Comments
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We already know what Page and Co. will be packing along with Glass, but now that participants of the Explorer program have begun picking up the wearable hardware, we're getting a second-hand unboxing experience. For those in need of a refresher, the glasses will be accompanied by a microUSB cable...

April 16th 2013 at 8:33pm 0 Comments