Brief: Glass XE16 factory image available from Google

Brief: Glass XE16 factory image available from Google

Google has released the factory image of the XE16 (KitKat) update for Glass, in case you happen to brick your device. The image can be found at Google’s developer portal, and is useful for restoring any Glass unit to its original, factory settings and defaults. This process is intended for the hackers and developers of the world, but it’s good to know that these things exist and where to find…

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Exclusive Interview: Glass Community Advocate gives us insight into her job

Exclusive Interview: Glass Community Advocate gives us insight into her job

If you’re a Glass Explorer active in the Explorer communities, you may have heard the name +Becca Samson. Becca is the Glass Community Advocate whose job is to engage with the Glass Explorers. She was kind enough to answer some questions for GoogleGlassFans, giving us some insight into what her job is like. (more…)

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Google Glass may help fight fires in the Netherlands as more organizations look to adopt new technology

Google Glass may help fight fires in the Netherlands as more organizations look to adopt new technology

Google Glass may become a part of the standard fire-fighting kit in the Netherlands, according to AmongTech. Firefighters currently use iPads to communicate and organize their efforts when battling the flames, but that may soon change to a heads-up display like Glass. The advantages of Glass are obvious: it’s more portable, and less intrusive.

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Google launches free Glass Home Try-On Program for potential Explorers

Google launches free Glass Home Try-On Program for potential Explorers

Want to get your hands on Google Glass and see what you look like without having to spend $1500 for a pair? Google is making it much easier for people to see what Glass looks like on them with the launch of a new home try-on program. This program is centered around helping potential Explorers find what color and frame style they want before they fork over money. (more…)

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Google Glass display provider HIMAX named as candidate for weak stock of the day

Google Glass display provider HIMAX named as candidate for weak stock of the day

HIMAX, the Taiwanese provider of Google Glass micro-displays, is taking quite a hit on the stock market today as TheStreet reports it as today’s “Water-Logged And Getting Wetter Stock.” Why is this happening, and why are people suddenly losing so much faith in it? (more…)

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