AAPL Stock: 112.12 ( + 2.62 )

Printed from

Google Glass hardware slightly modified, exchange program revealed

updated 07:40 pm EDT, Tue October 29, 2013

Only visible external improvement to Glass is a mono earbud

Just one day after Google expanded its Glass Explorers program for the eponymous wearable device, the search engine displayed a minor evolution of the product. The only obvious change to the device is the addition of a single monaural earbud, connecting to the main device through the charging and synchronization micro-USB port.

The official blog post on the topic gave little information on the improvements, but common complaints of adopters include delicacy of the product, as well as the lack of earbud (which has now been rectified).

Alongside yesterday's growth of the Explorer's program, Google also announced its intention to allow first-round purchasers to swap out the first iteration of the product for a newer revision, presumably upon retail release. No specific details on the exchange are known, but the program will be detailed likely before the end of the year.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Polk Hinge Wireless headphones

Polk, a company well-established in the audio market, recently released a new set of headphones aimed at the lifestyle market. The Hin ...

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...


Most Commented