First Free Story (1 of 3)Join Skift Pro
Pro: Creepy to some or downright useless to non-Gmail users, Google trawls through your Gmail account for flight confirmations. When your flight is coming up — within about 24 hours — Glass will serve up details pertinent to your trip. You can find fight info by scrolling back briefly in Glass’s lateral timeline-like interface, so it isn’t buried in a sea of photos and texts…Having a little reminder of key things like flight number, departure time and gate literally at a glance was convenient from my experience.
Con: I decided to treat it like I would a smartphone, not like normal eyewear, since it’s basically a smartphone on your face. Before going through security, I removed Glass, placed it in my carry-on…After the cabin doors closed, I powered Glass down to play it safe.