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Google Glass For Dummies by Robert Stepisnik, Eric Butow

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Chapter 3

Setting Up Your Google Glass

In This Chapter

arrow Seeing what you need

arrow Setting up Glass from a browser

arrow Configuring Glass on your Android smartphone

I like control.

— Michael Jordan

Imagine a life without settings. You can pick up any device that you want to use, and because it knows who you are, it adapts to you instantly.

Now return to the present day. You have your shiny new device in your hand (or, in this case, on your head), and you want to start using it immediately. First, though, you must make a bunch of settings to make it usable.

That process could be tricky, but fear not; this chapter shows you how everything works.

Completing the Google Glass Checklist

To keep your Glass connected to the Internet and/or to your Android smartphone, you need the following:

  • Glass: Make sure that you have it charged up and ready to go (see Chapter 2). You don’t want to be surprised by news of an empty battery.
  • Google account: A Google account is required to set up Glass. If you don’t already have a Google account, you can create one at http://accounts.google.com.

    remember.eps Your Google account ...

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