Google Play store's redesign reveals Glass support

Google unveils its expected update to the Play store and adds Google Glass as a supported device.

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Google Glass, the search giant's significant step into wearable computers, has found a home for applications.

The search company on Tuesday launched the expected redesign of its online Google Play marketplace. Early this morning, an Android user, Nicolas Gramlich, posted a screenshot to his Google+ page showing that one of the titles available in the marketplace includes support for Google Glass.

That screenshot came just a few hours after the Android and Me site posted a screenshot showing that Google Glass is included as a supported device for Google Play applications. Upon choosing Google Glass in the dropdown, however, users find that it cannot be chosen because they "have not opened the Google Play Store app recently on this device."

Until that functionality is included, Android users can browse the search company's newly redesigned Play marketplace. At its I/O Conference earlier this year, Google announced that it would redesign Play. The new design includes a tile-based approach to sifting through programs and allows users to see categories, charts listing the top applications, and new releases.

(Via The Verge)

 

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