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Google Glass software updated to better manage hardware in low-battery situations


Google has issued an XE 17.2 software update for Google Glass. The update focuses exclusively on improvement how the hardware handles low battery life situations. The above animated photo shows the new feature in action:

Among various bug fixes, this release better handles instances when Glass is extremely low on power. One thing you might notice is a new screen with a red flashing low battery indicator when Glass doesn’t have enough power to turn on and needs to be plugged in.

Last week’s XE 17.1 updated focused on bug fixes, performance enhancements for the Camera application, and improvements to the hardware touchpad on the side of the wearable device.

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