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December 18, 2013

Google lets you take photos by winking

A blinking good idea.

By Cbr Rolling Blog

Google has confirmed in a blog post that a new update for Google Glass will allow wearers of the technology to take photos by winking.

The hands free camera operation will be faster than a camera button or voice activation, and Google says it will work even when the display is off.

The update, dubbed XE12, also adds a screen lock feature and the ability to upload and share videos to Youtube.

"Imagine a day where you’re riding in the back of a cab and you just wink at the meter to pay," the firm said.

"You wink at a pair of shoes in a shop window and your size is shipped to your door. You wink at a cookbook recipe and the instructions appear right in front of you – hands-free, no mess, no fuss," it added.

There have been many times I’ve been wondering about town thinking "Jeez, if only I could just blink wink right now and all my problems will be solved."


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What happens if you wink at some potential love interest though? Will they be shipped to my door as well?

Google I think this could be really dangerous…

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