3D-Printed Accessories That Make Google Glass Even Dorkier

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Google Glass has been blasted as nerdy, dorky and just plain ugly

For Todd Blatt, none of those descriptors seemed to hit hard enough. Last year, Blatt — an early Glass explorer who also designs and sells 3D-printed goods online — set out to make the expensive headgear more usable. But the also made it a hell of a lot dorkier.

The end result was Glasskap, a set of 3D-printed Google Glass accessories that run the gamut from practical to hilarious. His bright red lens cap protects the gear as well as the privacy of would-be subjects before Glass’s camera. Another plastic cap slides over the glass prism to save it from scratches when in transit, which many Glass users could find useful, especially given Glass’ hefty $ 1,500 price tag. Other accessories help users see the screen in low light or add a pencil-holding functionality. Read more…

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No Transparency on Google Glass Sales

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Google shut down its online Google Glass store Wednesday, but the tech giant isn’t sharing details on how many units it sold

The company sold Glass to the public on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, which was the first time consumers could buy the device without having to apply to Google’s Explorer program. The site will remain active so interested customers can purchase accessories, should they choose, but no more Glass units will be sold, according to a Google spokesperson

Google was selling Glass for $ 1,500 a pair

Although the store shut down, it doesn’t appear that Google actually sold all of its Glass. Visitors to the site will see “Out of Stock” labels on each color, but Google is simply marking them that way — not necessarily confirming they are sold out Read more…

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