Google Glass Will Soon Support Navigation and Text Messages for iPhone Users

Posted May 3, 2013 at 6:31pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7859 views

Google Glass will soon support navigation and text messages for iPhone users, according to a TechCrunch report. Currently, those features are only available for Android users via a Glass companion app.

Yesterday, a Google employee told the site that this should change soon and Google Glass may even be able to handle navigation and text messages without the help of a companion app.

It’s worth noting that one of the myths surrounding Glass is that it is independently connected to the Internet. That’s not true, however. Instead, Glass users need to have a tethering plan for their phones to connect Glass to the Internet. In the eyes of your wireless provider, Glass is just another device that uses your phone’s personal hotspot feature. This means Glass shouldn’t have to depend on any application that runs on your phone, so the original restriction of making navigation and SMS dependent on the companion app was always a bit odd.

If you're interested in Google Glass you can check out some of the first unboxings here. Notably, Saurik, the creator of Cydia, recently announced that he had successfully jailbroken the device.

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Ipadguy - May 27, 2013 at 5:56pm
This thing sounds cool but it could look way better, I mean come on google I'm not going out looking like a D-bag fix that shit
Sharp - May 5, 2013 at 12:55pm
I guess any smart person will never use this glasses. We are trying to avoid using mobile phones near head using hands free, headphones etc. and wearing this glasses directly on the head ?
mecuetksk - May 4, 2013 at 11:58am
interesting feature http://www.bestinnovativesource.com/2013/05/04/google-glass-to-support-text-and-navigation-features/
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