Google is offering a preview of the refreshed Glass hardware that it plans to release to its Explorer program later this year. The company announced on Monday that testers will be able to swap to the new hardware, which has a mono earbud and will support prescription frames and shades.

googleglass 2 730x486 This is what the new Google Glass looks like [Photos]

Explorers now have the option to invite three friends, so make sure to be extra nice to them if you want to get your hands on a pair in the coming weeks.

googleglass 1 full 730x486 This is what the new Google Glass looks like [Photos]

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