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Google Glass For Dummies by Robert Stepisnik, Eric Butow

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Chapter 4

Mastering the Basics

In This Chapter

arrow Navigating the Home screen

arrow Controlling Glass with your hands and voice

arrow Interacting with the timeline

arrow Managing Glass cards

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.

— Albert Einstein

The fun begins when you get Glass to do what you want, and we show you how in this chapter, starting with the basic gestures you need to make Glass go.

You also see how to navigate the timeline, which contains notifications about various activities. Your Glass notifies you about new activities as they occur, such as when you receive a new e-mail message.

Starting with the Home Screen

The Home screen, shown in Figure 4-1, is the first thing you see when you activate your Glass. To wake up Glass, tap the touchpad or lift your head up as though you’re looking at the moon. Your Glass display turns on, and you see a screen displaying the current time and the text "ok glass".

tip.eps If you’re unsure where everything is on your Glass, see Chapter 2.

Figure 4-1:

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