7 Lesser Known Facts About The Google Glass

I believe by now that most of us must had heard about the google glass, but the fact is that the Google Glass is gradually becoming a household name. It is worn on the head just like sunglasses, and it give one first-person’s view of the experience. We have done a research and its so clear that this gadget has potentials to rock the tech world, so be prepared for the future as you might see many people wearing the Google Glass when it’s released. To keep you abreast of what to expect, we have made this list of lesser known facts about the google glass

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7 Lesser known facts about the google glass

1) Lets first start with the fact that the Google Glass is not a pair of glasses. Clearly, it depends on how you define the word glasses, but of a truth, Google Glass is not glasses with lenses. It is a wearable computer with a monitor. You do not see through it like the normal eyeglasses. They might look and feel like glasses, but they are many ways Google Glass differs from a normal pair of specs, for example it cannot be folded like the normal glass and it comes in only one size and cannot be adjusted. [Recommended: Top Mobile Apps for Android Phones]

2) Google Glass conist of Bluetooth, speakers,Wi-Fi, GPS,  a camera, microphone, touchpad and possibly a gyroscope that detects head-tilts. Then there’s the main piece, a tiny screen the size of your finger, that shows you all the information you need at your finger tips.

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3) Apart from been controlled by voice, the Google Glass also has a touch-sensitive panel located on its side behind the camera lens and miniature display that runs along the right frame. Some Glass gestures are as follows: tap the touchpad to turn the display on; swipe forward or backward to navigate through your Glass “timeline;” with an item, option or menu selected, tap the touch pad to select the item or expand a menu; and you can swipe down on the touchpad while on the Home screen to turn the display off.

4) Since it’s built with a GPS chip, it’ll be able to help you navigate, with help from Google Maps. This will take away the need to look down at your smartphone and it will be especially handy when you are driving, when you’re walking through crowded streets or when you’re hiking through the countryside.

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5)  Google Glass, as currently released, does not have a cellular connection. You cannot make phone calls or send/receive SMS messages directly from you Glass. Again you need to rely on a connected device for these functions.

6) Google Glass makes good use of its cloud-based map service. In practice, this means you can receive in-vision directions to a destination, whilst receiving updates about distance travelled, time of arrival and in-journey conditions as you move.

7) Google Glass makes fantastic use of its cloud-based map service. In practice, this means you can receive in-vision directions to a destination, whilst receiving updates about distance travelled, time of arrival and in-journey conditions as you move.

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