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Google Glass For Dummies by Robert Stepisnik, Eric Butow

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Chapter 10

Using Glass with Your Phone

In This Chapter

arrow Making and receiving calls

arrow Exchanging messages with friends

arrow Sharing your screen live

arrow Controlling your Glass remotely

To me, e-mails are a little bit frustrating. I think that the telephone is much preferred because you get the sound of the voice and the interest and everything else you can’t see in an e-mail.

— T. Boone Pickens

Glass doesn’t have a phone incorporated into its hardware — at least, not in the first version of the device — so it relies on any smartphone that allows you to make Bluetooth connections. When you connect your smartphone and your Glass, you’ll be able to place calls by speaking into Glass and also receive calls over your hands-free handset.

If your contact has a phone number, and you want to send a message to that person, Glass sends a Short Message Service (SMS) message to the person’s smartphone or tablet. The SMS service works with your Android smartphone so you can tell Glass to dictate a message to a specific contact. When you send that message, it appears in the contact’s messaging app on his smartphone. ...

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