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Google Glass For Dummies by Robert Stepisnik, Eric Butow

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Chapter 8

Making Your Memories

In This Chapter

arrow Taking pictures with the touchscreen and your voice

arrow Recording and playing videos

arrow Sharing and captioning your media

arrow Backing up your media to other devices

What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.

— Karl Lagerfeld

Google Glass was made for taking pictures and videos. The device is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera and lots of operating-system bells and whistles designed to give you the best results from your pictures or videos. The camera, for example, uses high dynamic range (HDR) imaging technology to detect low-light environments and adjusts automatically to capture brighter, sharper pictures even when the subjects are moving.

Instead of fumbling for your smartphone and then launching a camera app, you can take pictures and videos with your Glass by speaking a few words or even blinking your eyes — especially convenient when you can’t use your hands, such as while riding your bike.

The real power of capturing media on your Glass, however, is in using the Google+ service ...

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