Google Glass For Dummies

Google Glass For Dummies


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A full-color guide to everything you need to know about Google Glass!

With this easy-to-use guide, you can wear your Google Glass with confidence! From setup and configuration, to learning how to tap into the amazing features of Google Glass, this book has it all. Soon you'll be taking photos and video, accessing the display, using the applications, and operating the arm's touchpad. This must-have guide is filled with the important information you need. Keep the book on hand and refer to it often as you explore the world through your Google Glass.

Google Glass For Dummies is the only guide you'll need to control this extraordinary technology that includes a camera, display, touchpad, battery, and microphone all built into the frames of the glasses. Not only do they allow you to access the display in your field of vision—so you can access the time, date, and weather—they also give you the ability to film videos, take and share photos, search the web, and translate languages—all on the go!

  • Discover how to use the Google Glass tools, including the camera, display, touchpad, battery, and microphone
  • Tap into the power of Google Glass voice controls and the bone-induction technology that vibrates to create sound
  • Find out how to take pictures and video while you're on the go
  • Video conference with your coworkers using Google Glass

This handy reference is your guide to everything Google Glass, covering all of the details of this extraordinary Google gadget.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118825228
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/21/2014
Series: For Dummies Books
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Eric Butow is the owner of Butow Communications Group, an online marketing analysis company. He has written 23 books, including Droid Companion. Robert Stepisnik is a Google Glass Pioneer and owner of Stepisnik Software. He specializes in software development using the latest technologies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Google Glass 5

Chapter 1: The World Through Glass 7

Chapter 2: Finally On Your Head 15

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Google Glass 23

Part II: Exploring Glass 35

Chapter 4: Mastering the Basics 37

Chapter 5: Enhancing Glass with the MyGlass Website 49

Chapter 6: Managing Glass Settings 67

Chapter 7: Using Glass Responsibly 81

Part III: It Can Do That? 85

Chapter 8: Making Your Memories 87

Chapter 9: (Almost) Everything Is Possible Online 101

Chapter 10: Using Glass with Your Phone 117

Chapter 11: Other Cool Stuff 125

Part IV: Give More Power to Your Glass 135

Chapter 12: Finding Third-Party Apps 137

Chapter 13: Upgrading Your Glass 145

Chapter 14: Hacking Your Glass 149

Part V: Maintaining Your Glass 159

Chapter 15: Troubleshooting Common Glass Problems 161

Chapter 16: Keeping Your Glass in Top Condition 171

Chapter 17: Getting Help with Glass 177

Part VI: The Part of Tens 187

Chapter 18: Ten Apps You Need to “See” 189

Chapter 19: Ten Things Not to Do with Glass 199

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Make New Friends with Glass 205

Index 211

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