What is inside a Google Glass?

Technical Specifications of Google Glass

Do you know what is inside the Google Glass gadget? Google Glass has created Google Glass is the craze nowenormous craze among the Gadget enthusiasts. Everybody wants to know the technical specification of it. The details about its specs are discussed below.

This light weight gadget has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi options to connect with internet and other devices. The device has 16 GB inbuilt memory but 4 GB will be used by the system. So, there will be 12 GB free space for you.

To keep the weight low, and to make the design look like real spectacles, the Google Glass has a small battery. Google has tried to use special hardware and software manipulation to reduce power usage as much as possible. As a result the small battery is sufficient to power the glass for a long day with moderate uses.

The camera of the Google Plus can take 5 Mega Pixel sized stills. The video recording can be done in 720P HD. When you will wear the glass, there will be a 25 inch virtual display 8 feet away from your eyes.

The Google Glass is a next gen gadget. That is why it does not uses old mini speakerphone system for producing sound. There is transducer on the arms of the glass which sit beside the user’s ear and send sound waves via vibrations through our skull to the inner ear. As a result, more volume can be produced without leaking any sound outside. This bone transfer method is very power efficient too.

The Google Glass has given a RAM chip of 1GB. The system threads and apps will use 342 MB of it. Rest of the RAM space can be utilized by the 3rd party apps. There is a processor named OMAP 4430 at the heart of the device.

There is an ambient light sensor which is essential for a virtual display to work without problem. If you decide to lay down on a bed while watching a movie on your glass, the accelerometer and the gyroscope help to keep the virtual projected display right before your eyes. There is a proximity sensor too.

You can control the device using a touch pad by touching one of the arms of it. There is a MyGlass android app which can be used on any Android device to operate the glass via Bluetooth. You can order it via inbuilt microphone. This latest and trendy gadget can understand certain voice commands.

The Google Glass will come with glasses from famous goggles makers like Ray Ban. You can also fit prescription glasses on it.

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How to Run Android on PC from a USB Drive

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Android on a USB flash drive (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

How to Run Android on PC from a USB Drive

Yes, you can boot into Android on your PC from a USB drive (Pen drive or Thumb drive or Memory Stick). Just follow the mini tutorial to do so.

1) Go to http://code.google.com/p/live-android.

2) Find out and download two iso files named ‘liveandroidv0.2usb.iso.001′ and ‘liveandroidv0.2usb.iso.002‘. Yes, you thought it right, these are the Android OS files. Extract those files and the live android theme will be joined automatically to form a single file.

3) Now you need an application to pack those iso files into a USB drive. You can do it via a free (open source) software from sourceforge. Go there to download  UNetbootin.

4) Run the app and within it select the ISO file. It will be converted into a bootable OS. Now copy it into the USB drive.

5) Now restart the PC and go to the BIOS menu by pressing “Delete”. Select “Boot from USB”.

6) Now open the PC. The Android OS will boot into the system. That’s it, you will get Android on your PC or Laptop without installation. As these OS is portable, you can carry it with you and use any PC or Laptop to dig into your own personal Android system.