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What Will Google's 'Glass' Actually Be Like to Wear? - VIDEO

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Google released a new video trying to explain what it will be like to actually wear its 'Project Glass' glasses. It's not clear if the experience will outweigh the fact that you have to walk around with these (see photo) on your face all the time, but they've expanded their preorders, so if you're enthusiastic you can apply here.

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  1. I can't wait to see porn on it.

    Posted by: Jake | Feb 20, 2013 8:24:34 AM


  2. This is going to revolutionize the porn industry : )

    Posted by: Troy | Feb 20, 2013 9:24:12 AM


  3. Always remember that when it comes to Google, they are, above everything else, the largest advertising company on the planet.

    When it comes to all of those nifty free services like Gmail- if you don't pay for a service, you're not the customer- you're the product.

    Sure, some people in the company are developing stuff like Glass because it's cool, but the company is funding the development because it will help them target ads to you with even more accuracy and so that they can make even more money.

    And as for buying hardware, like Glass, directly from them, I bought some hardware (Google Nexus 7) directly from them last year even after I read about tons of quality control problems, and, sure enough, something was wrong with it. What followed, and I say this without a hint of exaggeration, was the worst customer service experience I've experienced in almost fifty years of living. It was a crazy train straight to hell.

    Posted by: Eric | Feb 20, 2013 9:29:18 AM


  4. How long until the first "Don't Glass and Drive" law?

    Posted by: Christopher | Feb 20, 2013 9:35:03 AM


  5. Wait... you have to send them a special, agonized-over, art quality application for the privilege of giving them $1500?

    Posted by: John Conolley | Feb 20, 2013 10:12:18 AM


  6. Just to counteract Eric's comment, I just want to say that I don't think Google glasses are cool at all. They're like 2013's bluetooth earpiece, i.e. when you wear them, they make you look like you're either crazy or an a-hole. Pass!

    Posted by: Patrick | Feb 20, 2013 11:08:46 AM


  7. Rule 34

    Posted by: Moz's | Feb 20, 2013 11:41:02 AM


  8. I agree with John Conolley and Patrick ^

    Posted by: oliver | Feb 20, 2013 11:52:47 AM


  9. What will it be like? It will be annoying and distracting.

    Posted by: David | Feb 20, 2013 2:08:27 PM


  10. Pain in the glass.

    Posted by: Josh | Feb 20, 2013 4:17:08 PM


  11. I would def. wear them if I needed mapped directions while driving. And any other situation when I HAVE to be on the move but HAVE to have information too.

    Otherwise, nah.

    Posted by: Rodney Wollam | Feb 20, 2013 6:19:06 PM


  12. Am I the only person who is not seeing anything differently than what I see now ? Are we supposed to be impressed with this little, annoying screen in screen on the right side ?

    What a lot of fuss about NOTHING.

    Posted by: Icebloo | Feb 20, 2013 11:11:49 PM


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