Despite all the misinformed media coverage and FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) surrounding Google Glass I have gone 8 months without a single negative incident… until today. I was asked to leave Grand Coffee on Mission Street in San Francisco. Granted, it is a private establishment and a rather small space, the first thing I […]
My two favorite technology products of 2013 were both from Google: Glass and Chromecast. A Glass Development team, Byte an Atom, has brought the two together in what I believe is the next advancement in Glassware. Their Glass app, LynxFit, is an amazing Glassware that helps motivate users to work out by providing notifications and reminders, as well as training programs, directly on Glass. Their newest feature allows Glass Explorers to cast their workouts to their television using Chromecast.
My opinion hasn’t changed throughout my entire experience as a Glass Explorer. I feel very strongly that not only is it safe to drive with Glass, but it’s safer than driving without. Many apps can help augment the driving experience and the interface is out of the way and not at all distracting. I hope to spread the word that driving with Google Glass is safe.
XE10 is rumored to bring native apps to the Glass platform, but many Glass Explorers already sideload Android apk files onto their Glass in order to test the more robust functionality of the device. While working with Adam Singer on my recent Do we need Chrome on Glass article, he helped me document the process.