Hands-on with Google Glass apps: in pictures

Hands-on with Google Glass apps: in pictures

Summary: Google Glass is like a smartphone in your line of sight. While it may still in its infancy and early days of development, it still packs a lot of punch. Here's what it can do.

TOPICS: Google

"OK Glass:" Send a message

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Just like with your smartphone, sending a text message or email is relatively easy. But without any input controls, Glass wearers will have to dictate their messages regardless of where they are. 

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Either from the "OK Glass" command or by scrolling through your contacts, Glass will send your message by the best channel — either email or text message — depending on the available contact details

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Glass keeps a number of recent events in form of "cards" to the right-hand side of the "OK Glass" menu. You can see here one of these cards, which also states when it was sent in the bottom-right hand side of the display.

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Images: ZDNet

Topic: Google

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  • Reserving Judgment

    I remember going on a tirade in the early 2000s about how silly it was to put a camera on a cell phone. I recently caught myself concerned that a 5 megapixel camera would not be good enough when shopping for a new phone. I think I will wait before I say how ridiculous this seems.