Google Glass is available to everyone in the United States today and only today. That means you can drop $1,500 and pick up your very own copy of Google Glass, which was previously only reserved for developers before it was opened up slightly to other folks, like anyone who subscribed to Google Play All Access Music. Want to buy a pair? Here’s how.
1. Head to the Google Glass Store
Open up your browser and head to the Google Glass website. That’s where you’ll find all of the information you need on the Google Glass Explorer Edition (XE for short), which is the model you’re going to be buying today. You’ll also be able to pick your color, choose eyeglass frames, buy accessories and more — so let’s move on.
2. Pick your color
Next, pick the color of the Google Glass Explorer Edition. This is the hue that parts of the frame of Google Glass, like the area around the camera and the arms, will have. Google offers five choices, including charcoal, tangerine, cotton, shale and sky. Pick the color that makes the most sense – maybe one that matches your outfits – because, keep in mind, this is an expensive purchase.
3. Pick your frames or shades.
Google recently released its titanium package of eyeglass frames and shades for Google Glass, which makes it a lot more stylish than ever before. Yes, you’ll still stand out like a sore thumb in most public places, but at least you won’t look as geeky. There are four eyeglass frames to choose from (curve, bold, split and thin) or you can pick from one of three shades (edge, classic and active). The eyeglass frames typically cost $250 while the shades are valued at $150, so you’re saving some money here. The curved eyeglass frames look the best to us, but we’ll let you pick your own flavor.
4. Need accessories?
Google sells several accessories for Glass, including stereo earbuds ($85), a mono earbud ($50), a clear shield created with Maui Jim ($75), a premium cable and charger ($50), a travel pouch ($50) and a case ($75).
Next, just click “Check out” and move through the payment process. Google accepts payments through a Google Wallet account, too. If you already have a debit card saved for payments in Google Play, for example, you should be all set. The company says that all Google Glass orders should ship in 5-7 days, which means you’re not going to get it overnight. The company does include shipping in the $1,500 price, however, though doesn’t say how quickly it will arrive. Also of note: Google can’t ship anywhere outside of the U.S., including Puerto Rico, so you’ll need to live in one of the 50 states.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Keep that impressive Pixel 3 XL camera protected with these cases
If you have a Pixel 3 XL, chances are you're worried that its stunning glass and metal design will break during that first unexpected drop. We know the feeling, so we’ve compiled the best cases to keep your phone protected.