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Google Glass aiming for a Google I/O 2014 release

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Google Glass aiming for a Google I/O 2014 release
Despite Google's Eric Schmidt saying back in April that Google Glass wouldn't be ready for a consumer release until Spring 2014, there has been enduring hope that Google would find a way to release the device in time for the holidays this year. It was a thin hope, and a new report is trying to recalibrate expectations and remind people that we shouldn't expect Glass until next year.

According to a new report, it looks like Google is aiming to release Google Glass sometime around Google I/O 2014, which is expected to happen in May. Given the way Google handled this year's I/O, which was an actual developer's conference, with just some software update announcements, it may not be reasonable to expect the actual release announcement at I/O. But, sometime around then seems like a good bet. 

Google Glass has been in beta testing for months now with developers and early adopters who were willing to drop $1500 on the device. There is still no official word on the pricing for the consumer release, but there have been rumors that Glass will eventually cost $300

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posted on 20 Aug 2013, 12:36 1

1. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3321; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


I'm starting to get a Nexus Q vibe here.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 13:17 9

2. sum182 (Posts: 229; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


Really? Cause i dont. By far, and neither does everyone else i talk to. I'm getting out asap.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 14:06 2

5. sum182 (Posts: 229; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


i ment to say im getting one asap, not out lol

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 13:19 15

3. techguyone (Posts: 96; Member since: 18 May 2013)


I'm starting to get a troll vibe there...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 15:12 2

7. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3946; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Really? Because a lot of people have actually used Glass and think it's amazing. I just hope it isn't too expensive or it'll be a flop.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 12:42

11. Jonathan41 (Posts: 526; Member since: 22 Mar 2012)


The Nexus Q was a one of Google's "example" products. It was never meant to sale. Google seems to be meant for the market and $300 isn't much to pay for a smartphone you wear on your face.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 13:32 6

4. jove39 (Posts: 1262; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


This may be next big hit after Nexus 7 for Google and at $300 win for customers.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 14:52 3

6. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6241; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Hope theres a release date and final price tag. 2014 going to be a comprising year.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 18:58

8. Geezy03 (Posts: 43; Member since: 10 Apr 2009)


I want one

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 19:04

9. joey_sfb (Posts: 2753; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


i want one badly!!

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 21:23

10. p0rkguy (Posts: 683; Member since: 23 Nov 2010)


Looks like I'm going to need a ticket...

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