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Google Glass - would you buy one?

My first impression was that it is a great idea to project all the information directly in your glasses.

But really, would people walk around in public with some nerdy looking thing while talking to their glasses? It is a bit like the even worse successor of the bluetooth headset.
Would anyone else than software developers or taxi drivers buy such a thing?
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Old 28.02.2013, 07:56
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Re: Google glasses - would you buy one?

sounds interesting link?
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:05
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My first impression was that it is a great idea to project all the information directly in your glasses.

But really, would people walk around in public with some nerdy looking thing while talking to their glasses? It is a bit like the even worse successor of the bluetooth headset.
Would anyone else than software developers or taxi drivers buy such a thing?
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:08
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:26
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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

I don't usually buy hyped products. I don't own an iPhone, iPad, smartphone, macbook or gaming console. I haven't have the NEED for them so far. So no, I wouldn't buy Google glasses
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:31
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My first impression was that it is a great idea to project all the information directly in your glasses.

But really, would people walk around in public with some nerdy looking thing while talking to their glasses? It is a bit like the even worse successor of the bluetooth headset.
Would anyone else than software developers or taxi drivers buy such a thing?
Here a picture of the actual product and one of the impression you will make
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:41
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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

Well, not exactly. The young and bold will find them cool I guess...

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Old 28.02.2013, 08:41
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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

As if we're not distracted enough? We already have people falling into lakes and down manholes because they are distracted by smartphones. I'm with mojado. No i-anything and definitely not these stupid glasses.
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:45
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No i-anything and definitely not these stupid glasses.
Now you sound like you really want them...
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:52
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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

No way. Why on earth would I need a "HUD" to tell me what the weather is, or read my email, texts or whatever.

It's bad enough now with idiots looking at their phones and not looking where they're going, but at least you can tell their not looking where they're going, and perform and avoiding manoeuvre. With these things you'll no longer be able to tell that somebody isn't concentrating on their personal locomotion.

With that in mind the idea of drivers wearing them scares the hell out of me.

Plus they look stupid.
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Old 28.02.2013, 08:58
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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

In general, i hate voice activated technology. It never actually works, and when it does, it is never natural.

Having said that, i think it is a great idea with a lot of potential. Its about time the smartphone industry took things up a notch.
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Old 28.02.2013, 09:23
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In general, i hate voice activated technology. It never actually works, and when it does, it is never natural.
Ok so a little OT but I had to share because of the above comment. We were watching a BBC debate show about religious topics over the weekend and noticed that the subtitles must have been done by a computer. Every time the priest said "Jesus" the CC showed "cheeses."
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Old 28.02.2013, 09:44
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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

Bunch of..........

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Old 28.02.2013, 09:57
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With all the tech junk you've got at your place there's going be one day where you're going give the "Elektroschrott" man a heart attack.
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No way. Why on earth would I need a "HUD" to tell me what the weather is, or read my email, texts or whatever.

It's bad enough now with idiots looking at their phones and not looking where they're going, but at least you can tell their not looking where they're going, and perform and avoiding manoeuvre. With these things you'll no longer be able to tell that somebody isn't concentrating on their personal locomotion.

With that in mind the idea of drivers wearing them scares the hell out of me.

Plus they look stupid.
This problem will take care of itself, by virtue of people walking out in front of busses while looking at porn.
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Old 28.02.2013, 10:03
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With all the tech junk you've got at your place there's going be one day where you're going give the "Elektroschrott" man a heart attack.
My dad used to be a cutting edge gadget guy, first of his friends to buy a CD player, Laserdisc, Fax machine etc.. then one day he took his eye off the ball, ignored the PC revolution and now he struggles to send an email. Can't let that happen, so Engadget is my bible
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Old 28.02.2013, 10:06
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This problem will take care of itself, by virtue of people walking out in front of busses while looking at porn.
I'm sure Swisscheddar managed to do so already without them fancy glasses.
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Old 28.02.2013, 10:25
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As if we're not distracted enough? We already have people falling into lakes and down manholes because they are distracted by smartphones. I'm with mojado. No i-anything and definitely not these stupid glasses.
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No way. Why on earth would I need a "HUD" to tell me what the weather is, or read my email, texts or whatever.

It's bad enough now with idiots looking at their phones and not looking where they're going, but at least you can tell their not looking where they're going, and perform and avoiding manoeuvre. With these things you'll no longer be able to tell that somebody isn't concentrating on their personal locomotion.

With that in mind the idea of drivers wearing them scares the hell out of me.

Plus they look stupid.
You are missing the point.

From this interesting article you can read: "Human beings have developed a new problem since the advent of the iPhone and the following mobile revolution: no one is paying attention to anything they’re actually doing. Everyone seems to be looking down at something or through something. Those perfect moments watching your favorite band play or your kid’s recital are either being captured via the lens of a device that sits between you and the actual experience, or being interrupted by constant notifications. Pings from the outside world, breaking into what used to be whole, personal moments."

However, I agree...they look stupid....but only until you have seen them a lot and everyone get's use to them.

Nevertheless....I want one (but nor for 1500$)

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Re: Google Glass - would you buy one?

Bluetooth headsets now these.

Why not graft a penis onto your forehead.
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