First software update for Google Glass

First software update for Google Glass
Google Glass has received its first software update, known more precisely as the XE5 update, which is being received by Glass owners OTA. The update brings some pretty important fixes and changes to the device, including a more realistic estimate of remaining battery life on the specs, incoming G+ notifications with the ability for the user to comment and add '+1' to messages, and a Device Info card that shows the serial number of your Google Glass.

The update will now allow a long press from anywhere inside the UI to call up search functions and transcriptions of queries and messages is now (these are Google's words) 'wicked fast'. You can start the update only once the device is plugged into the charger, which needs to be plugged into the wall at the time. The update is not a short one, so while you let Google Glass do its thing, you might want to recapture some of that lost magic you used to have by reconnecting with your smartphone.

source: Phandroid



1. Reverence

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

glass is perhaps the most useless gadget of 2013, it think even smart watches are better...Your paying $1500 just for google+,maps and such things which can be done on a could have had sales if it retailed for about $500 not more than that! and over the past few months google has been launching some useless things at high prices like the nexus Q,Chromebook pixel and this!

3. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

You're paying $1500 for the developer version of Glass. Google has already said it will retail for less. Nexus Q was never launched, those who "pre-ordered" got their refund and the Nexus Q.

4. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Not sure if trolling or just retarded LOL, this is not the final product only for devs so of course it's expensive, the consumer version will retail for about $300-$400 i suppose

5. Kurai unregistered

This is the future!!! . . .you'll get used to it soon enough :D . . .

2. hamidd

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 28, 2013

Is it really harmful for eyes? Or it is just some rumors?

6. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

well i supposed Google have to put it through safety testings and stuff but at the end only Google knows

7. BomberXL

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

all this newws about google glass almost feels like im watching really interesting news about events... going on in a different country....

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