Google Glass On Sale to General Public Today Only

Share on Twitter

Share on Facebook

Google Glass On Sale to General Public Today Only

Have you seen anyone wearing a strange piece of headware over the past year or so? If so, there's a good chance you live in the Bay Area, but sightings have been had throughout the US. The first pair I saw on a human-being was at the Goldminer's Daughter Lodge at Alta ski area last winter.

Maybe you aren't one of the tech-glitteratti who had access early on, or maybe you've avoided them because you didn't want to be one of the people who've actually been attacked for wearing the device. Either way, today is your chance to get your hands on one.

Google is opening up their Exporer program to anyone who has the $1,500 to plop down for a pair. The good news is that Glass just got a major update to Kit Kat, which means access to the latest and greatest SDK for developers. The bad news (or maybe not) is that Google dropped video calling as a Glass feature. The company claims that fewer than 10% of users actually used the video calling feature, and hinted that it may be because it wasn't quite performing to Google's standards.

If you want to "join" (a.k.a. pay a lot of money to get into) the Glass Explorer program, you can do so here starting today at 9 a.m. EDT.

BONUS: My Business Card Plays Tetris, How About Yours?

Share on Twitter

Share on Facebook

By:

Christopher Searles Profile Picture

Follow NextStop Magazine: