Google Glass Update Enables Google+ Notifications And More


Even though Google Glass is not available commercially to buy as yet, it has been rolled out to lucky winners of Google’s, Google Glass Explorer competition.

Now Google has released a new update for their revolutionary Google Glass eyewear which brings with it a numb rod new features and tweaks.

Google Glass


The major new features to be added in the latest Google Glass eyewear update XE5, is integration with Google’s Google+ social network, which added functions to enables Glass users to view incoming Google+ notifications, such as direct shares, comments and mentions.

New Google Glass features in the XE5 update include :

– 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

Source: TNW : Phandroid