Google Bringing Glass To Masses Yearning To See Like A Cyborg In Public Release Next Week

Soon, you too can look like a human/robot hybrid.

Soon, you too can look like a human/robot hybrid.

Have you had $1,500 just burning a hole in your pocket, all while cursing these damnable human eyes limited by human genetics? Prepare yourself for future cyborgdom, ye members of the general public who weren’t part of Google Glass’s initial limited release — the company will open up sales to the masses next week.

Google will open the online gates and take orders for Glass starting April 15 at 6 a.m. PDT online from anyone who wants to fork over $1,500 for the wearable Web-ready devices, the company announced in a blog post.

“Our Explorers are moms, bakers, surgeons, rockers, and each new Explorer has brought a new perspective that is making Glass better,” the company writes. “But every day we get requests from those of you who haven’t found a way into the program yet, and we want your feedback too. So in typical Explorer Program fashion, we’re trying something new. ”

It’s only for a limited time, however, and the quantity will be limited. Google’s not saying how many it’ll sell, only that “spots are limited.” That just means more fodder for the hype machine.

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