Share it, watch it, hear it, host it

It’s that time of the month again. We have three new features on Glass that we’re really proud of, plus an experimental feature you’ve been asking about. 


Glass now has a whole new way to tell stories through pictures. You can capture both a photo and whatever was on your display in that moment. All you need to do is tap and select “Make vignette” after you take a picture. Our team has been having a blast with this feature (as you can see below). 

#vignette #becausetheworldneedsanotherhashtag

YouTube videos in search results

You’ll now see YouTube results for some searches. For example, imagine your bike tire’s just gone flat. Walk it home? Nope. Now, you can find and watch a quick YouTube video on how to fix it in a flash. Just tap to play and pause, swipe forward to fast forward and backward to rewind. 

Sound search

This does exactly what it says on the tin. You’re wearing Glass (obvs), you hear a song you like and you want to know what it is. Now all you have to do is long press on the touchpad, swipe forward and whoomp (there it is). Alternatively, you can long press on the touchpad and simply ask “What song is this?” 

#shakalakashakalaka   #stuckinmyheadalldaylong    #youarewelcome  

Glass with Google Apps accounts

You asked, we listened, we toiled and now we are building and testing Glass with Google Apps accounts. Some services, like email, are working already. Feel free to try it out by factory resetting your Glass, and signing in with your Google Apps account.

Hey Explorers – got questions about XE9? Ask the Glass Team on 9/13

Explorers, we know you’ve got lots of questions. Whether you’re curious about how we built this month's updates, that mysterious PUPPIES_IN_PJS lab you found in our code, or what we had for lunch, we’ll be fielding your questions in the Explorers Community this Friday (9/13). We’ll also have a virtual “Glassroom” hangout where you can catch up on what you’ve missed and get help from Glass Guides. Stay tuned for more details later this week.

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