As futuristic as the Google Glass hardware is, the MyGlass companion app is relatively pedestrian and basic — but that's changing today with an update to version 3.0 of MyGlass. In contrast to previous updates that have brought mostly under the hood fixes, version 3.0 of MyGlass takes the interface in a completely different (and much improved) direction. You'll find a new slide-in bar on the left edge that matches other modern Google Apps, giving you quick access to settings, contacts, active Glassware and new Glassware to install.
The interface for adding and managing Glassware has drastically improved, moving away from the never-ending scrolling list of cards to smaller icons for Glassware that's already installed. You'll find a generally polished and improved app all around the interface all around, making you wonder how you ever dealt with the old, clunky interface before.
As we said the update is light on new features, but one that's been included is the ability to share maps directly from your phone to your connected Glass. Once you've updated your MyGlass app and are on the latest XE17.1 firmware (which simply includes fixes to be compatible with MyGlass 3.0), you will have the option when viewing a map in Google Maps to share directly to your Glass and begin navigating the same way you'd share a map to any other app.
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