Google Glass?

Discussion in 'Tech' started by bigwill51534, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. bigwill51534

    bigwill51534 Saint, Church of Ryanism

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    So, I got an e-mail the other day asking if I would be interested in joining the Explorer program for the Google Glass. Worst part is that I would have to "buy" into the program, at a cost of $1500.

    But, they are cool as shit! Check out their site to see what they are capable of:
    http://glass.google.com

    I want them to play with, but I'm trying to justify the cost... I could swing it after this deployment, but that's still a lot of change to fork over for a toy. I'm also trying to think about realistic uses for it and how I could benefit it's development.

    Any thoughts? Would you guys think it's a somewhat reasonable purchase?

    ~Will Courtier~
  2. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Nope.
    I personally think they are cool, but at the same time I think they are the biggest invasion of privacy that mankind has come up with. Just another step towards the collective.

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  3. bigwill51534

    bigwill51534 Saint, Church of Ryanism

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    That is true. Many countries have alreadybanned them for the potential spy uses.
  4. Miller

    Miller Tweak Guru

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    wait 6 months and they will be 500 or less.
  5. Commissar Smersh

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    This. They're supposed to start mass distribution end of this year supposedly.
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    bigwill51534 Saint, Church of Ryanism

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    They were supposed to start mass production the middle of last year. But, they are still testing. Supposedly, they are talking about giving the beta testers the commercial version after it is released as a thanks.
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    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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  8. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    I used one, it was not very impressive or amazing to be honest. I'd rather buy an Oculus Rift if you want a cool toy to try and save the $1200 leftover.
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    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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  10. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    Truth. I see people wearing google glass almost daily and have tried one on. It's clunky... weird.. and everyone hates you.

    Seriously. You'll get the worst looks from people while wearing it.