+ Saturday November 23rd, 2019

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Google Glass is getting a lot of new features and the newest one, which Google has just announced on Google+ and Twitter will be arriving on Glass in the next few weeks is the ability to play music from Google Play Music through Glass.

As a Glass Explorer, users will be able to use the command ‘Ok Glass listen to….’ to access their library stored in Google Play Music as well as the tracks available through ‘All Access’. This new functionality will also be paired with a pair of stereo earbuds that have been designed specifically for Glass, and are expected to cost around the USD $85 mark. Google describes the earbuds as :

lightweight and uniquely engineered to deliver crisp, full-range audio while still letting you hear your surroundings. You can also rock out in style by customizing your buds with five interchangeable color caps

In the video that Google released alongside the announcement for the upcoming update, Young Guru, an acclaimed DJ, producer and audio engineer as well as Glass Explorer can be seen picking up the headphones from a table and shows off the five coloured earbuds :
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https://twitter.com/googleglass/status/400267268677857281

Next step we really want to see is a Glass retail release. Come on Google give us what we want!

Source: Google Glass Google+, and Google Glass Twitter.

Daniel Tyson  

Daniel Tyson

Daniel is a former editor of Ausdroid, and left in February 2019.

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JeniSkunk
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JeniSkunk

What Google needs to do is stop stuffing around with GG and release it properly globally.
What we’ll likely see, though, is a US only retail release, probably Q3 2014, with a staggered global release over the following 2 to 3 years, and of course AU will likely be one of the last countries it gets released in.

Matt
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Matt

Meanwhile there will be launches from Samsung, Microsoft and others?

For international release it’s not that big of a deal as you can buy anything from overseas these days..

JeniSkunk
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JeniSkunk

What Google needs to do is stop stuffing around with GG and release it properly globally.
What we’ll likely see, though, is a US only retail release, probably Q3 2014, with a staggered global release over the following 2 to 3 years, and of course AU will likely be one of the last countries it gets released in.

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