Tag: Spectacles

New Snap Spectacles 2 Styles Look Like Normal Frames But Will Cost $50 More

Snap released two new Spectacles 2 styles named Veronica and Nico on its online store. The designs, which cost $200 each, aim to make the Spectacles 2 look more like normal eyewear.

Gadgets September 6, 2018

Snapchat Spectacles 2.0 Unveiled: Are They Better Than The Original?

Snap unveiled Snapchat Spectacles 2.0, the follow-up to the original Spectacles that were released in November 2016. Is the new version of the social media-centric smart glasses worth it at $150 each?

Wearable Tech April 27, 2018

Snap Spectacles New Models In The Works: One Will Be Water-Resistant, The Other Will Have 2 Cameras

Snap is reportedly working on two new Spectacles models despite weak sales for the social media smart glasses. The second model is expected to be released this year while the third model is planned for 2019 launch.

Wearable Tech March 4, 2018

Spotify Hardware In The Works? Job Posting Reveals Ambition To Create Wearables, Smart Home Devices

A job listing revealed that Spotify is thinking about getting into the hardware business. The device that the music streaming service is planning is apparently inspired by the Snap Spectacles, the Amazon Echo, and the Pebble Watch.

Business Tech April 25, 2017

How Did Legendary Author Jane Austen Die? Experts Find Clues In Her Spectacles

It has been stated by a British Library curator, Sandra Tuppen, that late author Jane Austen may have suffered from arsenic poisoning. She states the theory on the basis of three spectacles that formerly belonged to Austen.

Ancient March 11, 2017

Snap Also Exploring 360 Cameras: Is This A Better Idea Than Selling Drones?

Snap, the company behind Snapchat and the Spectacles, is said to be exploring 360 cameras. Should the company pursue such a product, or should it go ahead with its recently reported interest in drones?

Gadgets March 1, 2017

You Can Now Buy Snapchat Spectacles Online: How To Order, Price, Colors, And Delivery Details

No need to look for Snapbots! Snap’s video-recording glasses Spectacles are now available online. Here’s how you can get a pair of the wearable technology.

Wearable Tech February 21, 2017

Are You Ready For A Snapchat Phone? Here's What It Could Look Like

Recent developments at Snap Inc. point to an increasing interest in hardware. Some sources are now expecting that after its recent IPO, the company will release a Snapchat phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017

Snapchat To Go All-In With Spectacles: Expect Wider Release This Year

Snapchat's Spectacles may have launched back in September 2016, but it is still difficult to purchase. That may change soon as the company plans to ramp up its distribution and promote it to a wider audience.

Wearable Tech February 5, 2017

Here's How To Order Snapchat Spectacles Prescription Lenses

Prescription lenses are now available for Snap Inc.’s Spectacles thanks to New York-based lens maker Rochester Optical. The prescription lenses start from $99 to $199.

Wearable Tech December 3, 2016

Apple Is Thinking About Launching Its Own Smart Glasses That Can Connect To iPhones: Is This A Good Idea?

Apple is thinking about launching its own smart glasses, according to a Bloomberg report. The device is said to be similar to the Google Glass, and will connect to the iPhones of its users.

Apple November 15, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles Is Popular Because It's Nothing Like Google Glass

When Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel unveiled the Spectacles, the device was likened to the Google Glass. The Spectacles are nothing like the Google Glass though, and that is why it has skyrocketed in popularity.

Wearable Tech November 15, 2016

Forget Snapchat Spectacles, Meet Vuzix Blade 3000: AR Smart Sunglasses That Work Like A Smartwatch

Vuzix is trying to make an inroad in the small growth of smart glasses technology. Its Blade 3000 series of AR-powered smart glasses will make an appearance at CES next year, poised to work as easily as a smartwatch.

Wearable Tech November 14, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles, Nintendo NES Classic Edition Are The Hottest Tech Products This Month, But You Can't Buy Them Yet

Snapchat or Snap Inc.'s Spectacles and Nintendo's NES Classic Edition are some of the most in-demand tech products to hit the shelves this month. Unfortunately, it'll take a while before you can buy them at reasonable prices again.

Gadgets November 14, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles Are Official, And Here's Why Everyone's Having Fun With It

Early owners of the Snapchat Spectacles are now getting to know their devices after its unusual rollout this week. Unboxings and early hands-on experience revealed a number of surprising things.

Wearable Tech November 12, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles Sold Out Quick: You Can Still Buy It On eBay, But It Costs A Lot More Than $130

The first batch of Snapchat's Spectacles are getting sold out hours after release only to resurface at eBay with outrageous prices. Its limited supply will likely drive the high resale prices for some time due to high demand.

Wearable Tech November 11, 2016

Snap Inc Spectacles Hitting Snapbot Vending Machines: Ready For Bot Landing? [Video]

Snap Inc. has started selling its video-recording Spectacles via special vending machines called Snapbots, which look like huge yellow minions. Snapbots won't stay for long in the same location, but a map will tell you where they are and where they're going.

Wearable Tech November 10, 2016

Intel And Oakley Roll Out Radar Pace: Smart, Fitness-Tracking Eyewear That Features Real-Time Coaching System

Oakley and Intel have been developing the Radar Pace for years. It runs on the former's Real Speech technology to provide live and more natural conversational interface.

Wearable Tech October 4, 2016

Snap's Spectacles Might Have Problems: The Ups And Downs Of The Wearable

As interest mount for Spectacles, some quarters have already identified perceived weaknesses and possible long-term pitfalls. If not addressed, these issues could tie the device to Google Glass and its spectacular failure.

Wearable Tech September 26, 2016

Snapchat Changes Its Name To Just Snap, But Is Rebranding Now A Good Idea?

Snapchat will now be known as simply just Snap, with decision to change its name coming after announcing its move into the hardware market with Spectacles.

Apps/Software September 26, 2016

Snapchat Spectacles Explained: What We Know So Far About The Video Recording Sunglasses

Snapchat, now known as Snap, recently unveiled the Spectacles. Here is what we know so far about the video recording sunglasses, with answers to the top questions surrounding the device.

Gadgets September 25, 2016

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