How much do you want Google glass?

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by The Doctor11, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. The Doctor11, Jan 31, 2014
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2014

    The Doctor11 macrumors 603

    The Doctor11

    Dec 15, 2013
    New York
    I want Google glass a lot that way I don't need to wear normal glass. I think there pretty cool. How much do you want Google glass?
  2. danny_w macrumors 601

    Mar 8, 2005
    Austin, TX
  3. Shrink macrumors G3


    Feb 26, 2011
    New England, USA
    About as much as I want a severe case of boils on my butt.:eek:

    I have zero interest in electronics worn on the body.

    I'm will to go through the difficult and arduous task of actually taking my phone out of my pocket to look at it.
  4. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    I am not interested at all in Google Glass.
  5. tbayrgs macrumors 603


    Jul 5, 2009
    In its present incarnation, not at all.

    I do find the prospects of having some information immediately available in some form of HUD intriguing but only if completely inconspicuous (and not for a secrecy--no intention of secretly videotaping anyone, but rather so that it's not a disruption). Basically, if it could be integrated into standard eye glasses or sunglasses without the weird attachment, it'd be more interested.
  6. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

    Jessica Lares

    Oct 31, 2009
    Near Dallas, Texas, USA
    Not very much. The fact that the prescription version is going to cost the same as typical frames and lenses put it out of reach for me price wise. I save those kind of purchases for Apple stuff and necessities like real glasses that actually fit my face and nose.

    I mean, I would take notes and pictures with it, and I already do that with my current devices.
  7. spinedoc77 macrumors G3


    Jun 11, 2009
    Meh... My brother has one and brought it over during the holidays. It is extremely clunky and seemed hard to get it to do what I wanted, although I'm sure it improves with practice. I just didn't understand what I could do with it that I couldn't do with my phone.
  8. cynics macrumors G4

    Jan 8, 2012
    It would be cool for videos when doing certain things but I don't really have any interest in wearing something like that. I find it more appealing then watches though.
  9. ozaz macrumors 65816

    Feb 27, 2011
    Not at all.

    In general I think wearable tech will be great for healthcare, emergency responder, and (I guess) military purposes. But at this point I think wearables in the consumer space are pretty pointless.
  10. decksnap macrumors 68040


    Apr 11, 2003
    0% If I ever find the need to have the functions of my phone strapped to my face, I think I've failed as a human.
  11. kenypowa macrumors 6502a

    Oct 16, 2008
    But you could have been a superhuman. :p
  12. sentinelsx macrumors 68010

    Feb 28, 2011
    Don't want it at all. Just how I dont want any smart watches. I hate having to wear such crap. I only wear a watch to parties and work, and thank god for good enough eyesight for now that I don't need glasses. I like being free of such contraptions if not needed.
  13. Lloydbm41 Suspended


    Oct 17, 2013
    Central California
    The way Google Glass is now is not how we should expect Google Glass 5 years from now. This is a first step and like all technology it starts out clunky. Look at the first Apple. Just a circuit board and no one except maybe Woz and Jobs could see the potential.

    Glass has so much potential, in so many different fields and applications. But what it is today and in its current form, I have zero desire for it.
  14. MRU Suspended


    Aug 23, 2005
    I'd settle for a grammar checker if I were you ;)
  15. Shanghaichica macrumors G4


    Apr 8, 2013
    No I'm not interested at all. I don't want any of this wearable technology.
  16. thehustleman macrumors 65816

    Jan 3, 2013
    I want it.

    It's a great idea and I'm excited to see where they go with it in the future.

    It's a reason Google has a stock price of over 1,000 a share - they're innovating and pushing technology forward
  17. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    Agreed, it may have a bright future. But I'll wait for that to arrive rather than invest in it now.

    While Glass is interesting and innovative I doubt it does much to affect Google's stock price.
  18. ItHurtsWhenIP macrumors 6502

    Aug 20, 2013
    Literally not one bit...

    And I don't want it only second to a stupid watch that tells me what's already on my phone.
  19. Dr McKay macrumors 68040

    Dr McKay

    Aug 11, 2010
    Depends completely on what the final retail cost will be. If it's near the $1,500 cost of these explorer pairs than I will have no interest in them. If it's nearer $500 for a pair I will definately be interested in grabbing a pair. I wear glasses anyway so if my optician could get me lenses for them it would be nice to have.
  20. Todd B. macrumors 6502

    May 1, 2013
    Anything over five dollars will be overpriced, honestly. Given what we heard about the iWatch, I'd say Apple is getting it right. If you're going to look like an idiot wearing a computer, at least make it do something different than a phone that you already have (and, in Google Glass' case, is required to use it).

    Yeah, basically you have to wait until Apple comes out with iWatch to know what Google Glass will look like; pretty much the same pattern as Android.

  21. Michael Goff Suspended

    Michael Goff

    Jul 5, 2012
    The stock market is a joke.
  22. aziatiklover macrumors 68030


    Jul 12, 2011
    Location: and
    Get me something like OS 1 in HER movie then I would buy.
  23. Mr-Kerrse macrumors 6502

    Apr 1, 2011
    United Kingdom
    Possibly when it becomes the size of a contact lense or a chip in your head :D
  24. Liquorpuki macrumors 68020


    Jun 18, 2009
    City of Angels
    I messed around with one at a wedding reception and if the price dropped, I'd pick one up. It pretty much be a gadget I'd use situationally

    It's actually pretty cool what it can do, you just look like an idiot wearing it

    That's the thing about wearables these tech companies don't get yet, they need to be inconspicuous or fashionable to work. Smartest thing Pebble ever did was take the same exact watch and make it look like something a business exec would wear

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