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Google Glass For Dummies by Robert Stepisnik, Eric Butow

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Chapter 12

Finding Third-Party Apps

In This Chapter

arrow Finding apps on the MyGlass website or app

arrow Downloading and installing apps

arrow Starting an installed app

arrow Getting app information from other Glass users

Technology, and applications of this technology, will continue to improve and evolve, providing unprecedented, global access to information, individuals, training, and opportunities.

— Maynard Webb

The promise of wearable computers is that the devices themselves go away. That is, they melt into the background to deliver data as you need it instead of requiring you to look for something, as other computing devices do.

Apps written specifically for Google Glass are available now. These apps, which Google calls Glassware, go a long way toward fulfilling the promise that you see data only when you need it.

Shop for Glassware

Apps aren’t installed on Glass by default. Instead, you shop for them on the MyGlass website or on the MyGlass app on your smartphone (see Chapter 5).

Browse apps

To check out some of the Glassware that’s available, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the MyGlass website (

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