Google Brings First Update To Google Glass, Adds Google+ Notifications

Posted on May 8 2013 - 11:38am by Ric Savage

Google Glass

Google Glass still to make to mango people sometime next year, but the device today will get its first line of update. As per the reports, the search giant bringing a new update, dubbed XE5, which contains a number of bug fixes, optimization as well as other changes. Earlier, its being hype that where and how the data being uploaded to the Glass, but thanks to the app, as it will do the job itself while you keep it connected to both a power source and a local Wi-Fi network.

Here is an official changelog Phandroid got:

  • Change to sync policy: require power + WiFi for background uploads
  • Crash reporting
  • Incoming G+ notifications (direct shares, comments, +mentions), including ability to comment and +1
  • Incoming Hangout notifications
  • Transcription of queries & messages is now wicked-fast
  • Long-press to search from anywhere in the UI (no longer just from off)
  • International number dialing + SMS
  • Hop animation on disallowed swipes in the UI
  • New On-Head Detection calibration flow
  • Show device Serial Number on Device Info card
  • More reliable estimation of battery charge remaining
  • New recipient-list mosaic

(Image Credit: Bryan Liles (Google+))

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