Google expands frame offerings for Glass with selections from Diane von Furstenberg

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As Google continues the slow march towards making Google Glass a viable consumer product, one of the issues they are addressing is the fashion statement the devices make. They have announced some new offerings to help potential fashion conscious users of Google Glass with five new frames and eight shades from designer Diane von Furstenberg. Dubbed the DVF | Made for Glass collection, the new choices will be available starting June 23rd through the Google Glass store and Net-A-Porter, an on-line luxury fashion retailer.  » Read the rest

Google negotiating with VSP Global to develop frames and prescription lenses for Glass

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Google Glass is mainly focused on the technology aspect of the eye-wear that should be taking the world by storm when it launches in 2014.

However, new information suggests that Google is currently speaking with VSP Global to manufacture more fashionable frames for the device, and also to develop special prescription lenses. Nothing is set in stone just yet, but if Google doesn’t end up getting the deal done with VSP, expect it to happen with someone else.

Google is certainly trying to expand the niche that Glass already fills to make it a much more appealing device for the general public. The market for the technology is sure to grow, but it’s really just a matter of how exactly they’ll make it happen.

Source: Wall Street Journal

Have Some Fun With Your Pics Using Funny Camera For Android

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Want a good laugh at your friends and family’s expense?  Do something fun with all of those photos racking up on your sd card for a change.  Check out Funny Camera for Android.  Select any of the photos from your gallery and arrange for it to fit within dozens of the already provided templates in the app.  Throw a face on Wolverine’s body, place your brother’s head on a hot chick in a bikini and toss yourself up on the shoulders of the Man of Steel himself.  There’s tons of options to what you can do with the pic.  You can rotate it, change saturation, adjust the brightness, switch from black and white, invert photos and more.  Once you have your pic all set up, as expected, there are a number of ways you can share it with friends, family and services like Facebook.  One could easily spend all day messing with this app. There is also a “tease your friends” feature which allows you to pick a friends photo out quickly and shoot it to them funny style while offering them the ability to download the app themselves.   Want to give it a go?  Head on over to the Android Market and give it a try.  Don’t forget to let us know what you think of it in the comments below.