Recently Google Glass was updated to Android KitKat and now the company is working on another software update for its wearable gadget. Later this week an update will be released for this device. The update will finally bring Google Glass SMS support for the iPhone. It will also bring a new calendar application for the wearable.
Android users have always been able to read and send text messages through Glass. The unit first had to be paired to their handset using MyGlass application. Once it was paired texts would automatically be routed to Google Glass. Users could then tell Glass to reply and simply dictate their message.
Even though Glass can be paired with the iPhone, the smartphone has never been able to beam text messages to it. The upcoming update changes that. However there’s a catch. Users will only be able to view text messages on Google Glass, they won’t be able to reply “due to some limitations with iOS,” Google says.
The aforementioned calendar application will be a new addition for Glass. It will display the user’s agenda once turned on to the left of the home screen. From there users will be able to dismiss, send RSVP or change title, location and time of an event. Recently Google allowed everyone in the U.S. to purchase Google Glass units, it is believed to be a sign that the company might be gearing up for a public launch later this year.