“Google this week began shipping its Glass smart eyewear to app developers. The company also revealed that the widely anticipated device will not be fully functional when paired with an iPhone,” Salvador Rodriguez reports for The Los Angeles Times.
“A sentence at the bottom of the webpage describing the specs for the glasses says the device, or at least the early ‘Explorer Edition’ being shipped to developers, must be connected to an Android phone running the MyGlass app to send text messages and use GPS,” Rodriguez reports. “The app is not available for Apple devices, and as such iPhone users will not be able to use their $1,500 Glass to send texts or have GPS functionality. Other features such as phone calls, video chats and Google searches will still work with an iPhone.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Eventually they’ll have an app for iOS for those who wish to store illicit spy photos and videos on a secure platform. You know, before Google Glass is banned in your state or country.
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