Google's New Designer Frames Try to Make Google Glass Cooler

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  1. dgstorm

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    Google Glass is one of those polarizing products. Some folks like it, while some hate it. We are a bit skeptical it will gain much market traction right now, although some version of the concept will probably eventually go mainstream. Of course, Google is trying their best to help propel Google Glass toward that eventuality, and their latest attempt adds some new designer frames to entice the public.

    While the aesthetic of these designer frames is a big improvement, these designs also carry an even more premium price tag. Getting a new set of Google Glass with these frames is even more expensive than the OG $1,500 price of Google Glass. Here's a quote with a few more details,

    What do you guys think? Is the Google Glass concept too far ahead of its time? Is this an idea that would make more sense a few years down the road, or is it something we should push forward now?

    Be sure to check the thread below for more designer frame pics.

    Source: TechCrunch
     
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    Here are several DVF designer frames for Google Glass:

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    Do they have a way to not make the wearer a complete douche bag?
     
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    I still enjoy mine. Development is still turtle slow though. I'm not sure if there are some technical hurdles that are causing it or if they just don't have a clear idea about what they want the thing to do. I think I'll like it a lot more if something like those datacubes take hold. Meaning, when you can walk along the street and look at a store front and see information about it displayed in Glass. The biggest problem with Glass right now isn't styling, it is the price. If they really want the thing to catch on they need to drop the price to about 399.00.
     
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    This product is still WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY too damn expensive, and it also STILL looks like crap! As many Android devices that I own including the wearables (I have both Samsung Gear watches) I would still never consider this product at it's current price point. I think it really needs to come down by several hundred bucks for lots of people to consider it.

    Even the $300 smart watches are said by many to be too pricey, so $1,500 -$1,600 is just out of the question for this technology IMHO.
     
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    It is still too much. but not sure how its going to work out with style. :/
     
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    Just what we need, more things to distract us from walking, driving, etc... sigh...

    When can we just plug in to the Matrix and live completely virtual lives? Let's just get it done and over with already...
     
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    What makes you think we haven't already? We could already be in a simulation within a simulation within a simulation... ad infinitum. :blink:
     
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    Two words and two words only come to mind.

    "Lipstick."
    "Pig."