Google Glass Goes on Sale to Public (For a Single Day)

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  1. Tom Bombadildo
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    Google Glass, Google's answer to wearable technology, is going to go on sale to the public for a single day on April 15th, 2014 in the US only as a part of their "explorer program". For a mere $1,500 you too could become what the internet affectionately calls a "Glasshole"!


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  2. Crisp Cookie

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    Unfortunately not in EU
     
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    So I need to travel to USA and get $1.500 in 4 days... I will pass.
    I am pretty sure there will be some crazy guys there fighting to get their own Glass, after all, I don't think Google made a lot of Glasses for a limited public.
     
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    I know Jack from RoosterTeeth has Google Glass and he says it's a pretty cool experience. The problem is that they're not prescription though so there isn't much point to wearing them if you can't even see out of them.
     
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    Yeah, that's one way to solve production that's not up to par with the demand: high prices and total exclusivity.

    Nice name, that "explorers". But who really wants to be known as an "internet explorer"? (Christ...I ALREADY want to punch the guys buying those things)
     
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    Last I knew you could easily get prescription lenses for them, so I don't think that's much of an issue really. I mean, if you have $1,500 to waste on Google Glass you'll probably have a bit more for some lenses :lol:
     
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    I want a pair of 'dem glasses :tpi:
     
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    Already got one thanks to the company I'm a intern at :P Currently have a orange (Tangerine) one, while we also have a grey one. I'm doing all sorts of stuff on it, like GBC emulators (Pokemon Yellow, controlled with a Bluetooth keyboard) and Netflix, which all work surprisingly well. When they are available for 'normal' purchase, I'll definitely get one for myself. I'm absolutely in love with it.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    great. more glass holes all around.
     
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    Something tells me they won't be shattering any records.

    I really can't wait to buy these... in 10 years, when they're affordable and the tech is improved.
     
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    $1500 is a joke, right?
    You missed April Fools by a bit there Google.
     
  12. Zetta_x

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    I have a invite code which lets you purchase google glass for $1500 anytime.

    in the US
     
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    Remember how everyone freaked out when they found out the PS3 is gonna be 300€ at launch?
    well google sure doesn't.
     
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    300? I don't think that price would have freaked anyone out. 599, on the other hand...
     
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    woops, never mind then.
     
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    Assholes everywere...
     
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    Considering you have to look up to play the emulator and watch Netflix, can you explain that experience? Sounds tiring on the eyes.
     
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    nice idea but for people who already wear glasses they will never be able to use these. unless they want to keep constantly swapping glasses...but they'll still be blind when they have the google glasses on :creep:
     
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    so $1500 for the glasses and i'd say another $1000 for the prescription lenses....

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