Google Glass

Google GlassGoogle Glass is the latest hot technology getting daily buzz, but it won’t be coming to stores soon and it won’t be cheap. Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt addressed the question of when consumers might be able to purchase the digital eyewear during an interview with the BBC: “It’s fair to say that thousands of these will be in use by developers over the next months, and then based on their feedback we will make some product changes, and it’s probably a year-ish away.” During Google’s first-quarter earnings call last week, CEO Larry Page rather cryptically addressed Google Glass’ $1,500 price tag: “The price tag was set for developers for early test. We don’t have news to announce there. I’m not sure I would call it a luxury price, but it’s a pretty high price.” Google Glass captures 5-megapixel images and video at a 720p resolution, and includes 16GB of Flash storage synced with Google cloud storage, of which 12GB is usable.

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