Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Feb 2013 12:18 UTC
Google Lucky bas... Joshua Topolsky got to use and test Google Glass. "Is it ready for everyone right now? Not really. Does the Glass team still have huge distance to cover in making the experience work just the way it should every time you use it? Definitely. But I walked away convinced that this wasn't just one of Google's weird flights of fancy. The more I used Glass the more it made sense to me; the more I wanted it. If the team had told me I could sign up to have my current glasses augmented with Glass technology, I would have put pen to paper (and money in their hands) right then and there. And it's that kind of stuff that will make the difference between this being a niche device for geeks and a product that everyone wants to experience. After a few hours with Glass, I've decided that the question is no longer 'if', but 'when?'" No wonder Google is going into retail. They need physical stores to sell this.
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by Phloptical on Sat 23rd Feb 2013 21:08 UTC
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Interesting idea, but they can keep it. I'm no technophobe, but the last thing I want while walking down the street (or driving) is ads popping up in my field of vision letting me know of useless junk that is on sale.

Communicators in star trek were a cool idea too, until they came into production (ie. cell phones). Now every schmuck and their brother has one and is yacking on it incessantly.

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