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Google Glass: Would you recommend? Watch

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    Google Glass can now be controlled directly by our brains.

    Is Google Glass, for £1,000, worth the purchase? Anyone have it?
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    I tried it, I think I will wait till it goes down in price first
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    Functionally it looks great but I just don't think it looks cool enough for me to want to wear it out in public.
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    From what I've heard its not really worth it, if you want that sort of thing wait a few generations for it to get better and for the cost to be much lower, the majority of that £1000 comes from covering R&D.
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    As Jammy Duel says, I think only very rich people should be early adopters of this.
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    I would prefer it if it records all your day-to-day activities on video without thinking, not just take pictures. Imagine your very own sitcom you can watch over and over again
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    No. It's too costly, it's too alpha, it's too socially intrusive.
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    Going to wait for it to develop and see. Hopefully they'll eventually bring out something smaller and more stylish.


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    To put into perspective just how much of the expense is R&D, unit sells for $1500, bomb cost is 27. Less than 2% is for the actual product

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    (Original post by Numberwang)
    Google Glass can now be controlled directly by our brains.

    Is Google Glass, for £1,000, worth the purchase? Anyone have it?
    'No'.

    Ignoring the cost of the product being prohibitive, it's quite bulky and i'd rather wait for it to come in the form of an implant or perhaps contact lenses. That being said, an implant equipped with one of those holographic generators would be best (shown on big bang theory and a lot like in Star Wars).

    That said, it's still better than those stupid watches people have bought.
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    I think I will wait for the price to be more reasonable. I tried them on once in a Google presentation, and they were not the best thing there but I do think it will improve and become so much better!
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    Is it just me who didn't care about the look of it then? I actually quite liked it.


    Won't be getting it until price crashes, it's not worth a top end pc/a car/a couple months rent/ a holiday.
 
 
 
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