Larry Page confirms that Google Glass is running Android

Larry Page confirms that Google Glass is running Android
It hadn't even crossed our minds to question what the operating system was that ran on Google Glass, but looking back, it turns out that Google never specifically said that it was Android, we just all assumed it was. Of course, that assumption was completely right, and Google's CEO Larry Page confirmed that Google Glass runs Android during the Q1 earnings call today.

The comment came in response to a question about what kind of engagement increase companies should expect with new products like Glass. Page responded, “Obviously, Glass runs on Android, so [Android] has been pretty transportable across devices, and I think that will continue.”

So, that answers that. It had been assumed that Glass ran Android, but there had also been some speculation that Glass was running a custom OS that was separate from Android. Maybe it didn't really need confirmation, but we're glad that's been laid to rest anyway.

source: TechCrunch



1. Brendan126

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

Hopefully we will be able to root and flash custom ROMS!! :)


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Android FTW! In the coming years Android will get bigger and bigger, and dominating 80% of the world! Google you deserve it! KLP rules!

5. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

yep google deserve that, and they r.......!!! 80% isn't too much.

3. lovenyc8

Posts: 164; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

Android is the best and f the rest

4. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

nooooooooooooooooo lol. android is best mobile's OS that's for sure. And android is king of OS.

6. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Android is the king of OS, and Symbian is still the lord of OS! :)

7. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

can't wait to see how this technology improves in the next couple years. I bet in 5 years it will be hard to tell if anyone is even using google glass.

8. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Chrome... You're next!

9. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Serioulsy people, I love Google but this is going to be their biggest fail and specially because of the price.

10. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Well, $1500 is for dev version. Public release won't be that expensive. And I can see myself getting one.

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