Google Now birthday messages can be sent to non-MyGlass contacts
This is either a really cool new feature or something I stumbled across - Google Now cards for birthday announcements now have menu items, which let you message the birthday celebrant...even if they're not a dedicated share contact of yours in MyGlass. The knock against birthday cards in XE12 was that they couldn't do anything functionally other than be dismissed, but that's all changed now.
Obviously the link is who I have in my Google+ circles, but this is neat and possibly a way to use the Google+ API to communicate with people outside your set of contacts.
(Thanks to my friend - but not MyGlass contact - +Mike DiGiovanni
- for letting me use him as guinea pig for this demo. Happy birthday, Mike!)And FYI - I captured the screen using the ADB command available for KitKat: adb shell screenrecord /sdcard/bday.mp4