Google Glass Explorer Edition Brings Google+ Integration with XE5 Software Update

Google Glass, the innovation project from the search engine giant has is out in the wild and it will soon complete one month. The digital eyewear is now seeding a software update to fix some of the big issues noticed in Glass. Sadly this update is not available for Google Glass available for public as Explorer edition gets this update on the basis of trials.Google Glass Update Your Google Glass will soon get Google+ integration with Hangout notification as well. This is however the first & the major update to Google Glass project.Google Glass Update


If you have Google Glass, make sure that you plug the headset into charger to get started with software update. And from there leave everything on your high-end Glass. Process of updating can take few minutes and in the meanwhile you can have a cup of coffee.

Changelog according to Phandroid

  • Change to Sync Policy: requires power + WiFi background uploads
  • Crash reporting
  • Incoming G+ notifications
  • Incoming hangout notifications
  • Transcription of queries & messages in now wicked-fast
  • Long press to search from anywhere in UI
  • International number dialing and SMS support
  • 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

Apart from above listed features updates, any improvements or update do you see? Do let us know about via comments!

Credit: Phandroid