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post #31 of 70
I'll wait for the Newegg shell shocker.

These will be big...it will probably be a while before the price comes down though. However, I am not really sure if they are worth it...even at half the cost. I mean it isn't like I don't have that capability and more now on my phone. Hands free would be nice though.

Give it a couple years though...I bet these will get pretty cool.
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As much as I would like one (assuming I could actually afford one)I am just too vain to wear something like that. Maybe someday when they combine them with normal looking glasses.
Edited by cavallino - 2/25/13 at 8:39am
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You guys need to calm down. This isn't marketed to you or consumers in general. This will be a very small pre order. More of a "we need more exposure/test data, let's sell it to those that want it the most but keep it away from general consumption." That's why last year they only had 1000 pre orders during CES and only To the media.

They know glass isn't 100% ready, take a look at the fantastic write up by The Verge a few days ago. Very enlightening and a very good read.

So everyone whining and complaining, take a step back, you were never going to be able to afford a beta test product that is in very high demand yet very very low production.

And to those angry about not having full lense coverage, we have known for well over a year that the final product was what we see now. Even 2 years ago when they first let its existence known, they said the reason there were lenses was because they just used normal eyeglasses and a frame, not because it was ever suppose to be full on frames and lenses. And you really don't think having full lenses would have many many many problems and dangers (I can think of plenty of liability issues, and safety is another matter)
     
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Originally Posted by Yeti Poacher View Post

Can you imagine the novelty apps for this device?

It can and will show power levels one day!
One day? Remember Ingress? That day is already here.
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this video was released today by the way

Freaking awesome. Cant wait till the price comes down to 300
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Glass Explorers have the opportunity to purchase one (1) Glass device at a cost of $1,500 USD (plus any applicable tax).

Their terms are different than their initial application requirements. Unless they will refund your $1,500 if you are not satisfied with them and they hold it in case you break them.
Edited by XiCynx - 2/25/13 at 9:59am
post #37 of 70
This looks so silly...no thanks, I'll pass.
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

This looks so silly...no thanks, I'll pass.

So did the first cell phones, but that didn't last. Also, think about this technology when paired with graphene super-caps and those clear screens we have been seeing. You could easily see the battery worked into the frame, and the electronics for display worked into the frames. The clear display could simply be worked into, or on top of your normal lenses.

Glasses out of power? Drop it on your inductive charger, supercap back up to full power, with hours of usage in moments.
Edited by Avonosac - 2/25/13 at 10:12am
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I'm surprised people (in this thread) are taking such a negative stance on this. You guys do realize that it's still just 2013, and there's nothing else like this out in the world. It's surely not ready for mass consumption, and it's very much overpriced, but I can't believe people on a tech site like this don't see the use of such a device.

I suggest everyone read this excellent piece by the Verge. http://www.theverge.com/2013/2/22/4013406/i-used-google-glass-its-the-future-with-monthly-updates
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Originally Posted by Avonosac View Post

So did the first cell phones, but that didn't last. Also, think about this technology when paired with graphene super-caps and those clear screens we have been seeing. You could easily see the battery worked into the frame, and the electronics for display worked into the frames. The clear display could simply be worked into, or on top of your normal lenses.

Glasses out of power? Drop it on your inductive charger, supercap back up to full power, with hours of usage in moments.

Still looks silly. AT least the first phone had a practical use, this looks silly. I never wanted to wear glasses, neither do I want to wear one without the glasses. I don't see this being a big thing.
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