Google Glass is about to get one of its biggest updates yet. That’s right, Glass is finally getting the long-awaited ability for users to install third party apps.

Google’s wearable computer has improved dramatically since we first started writing about it on here at Geek.com. As promised, every month the Glass developer team has delivered updates to the platform. Each of those updates has not only brought new features, but also improved the usability of the device.

Battery life has been extended, camera quality has been improved, and connection stability with smartphones has stabilized, all marking points of focus for the Glass team’s efforts. The project has clearly used their 10,000+ bed of beta users well, and improved their product dramatically in the process. This next update, which will be XE10 on Explorer Edition headsets, will be the most significant update yet for both developers and users. Glassware is finally landing.

Multiple sources have now confirmed to Geek.com that the update offers developers access to the sensors in Glass for use in motion tracking and development. Developers will also be able to create their own voice commands through Glassware, giving the user the ability to launch the app from the “OK Glass” menu if they so choose.
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