After years of build up and anticipation, last week saw Google Glass going on sale in the US for 24 hours only. The much-hyped wearable tech product is still being trialled and consumers who purchased them this week are part of the beta-testing Explorer Programme. Google has yet to confirm how many of the devices were sold overall, but we do know that only the white frames sold out. In spite of this it’s been impossible to escape the hype around Google Glass.
It’s as ubiquitous as the Beckham’s and their PR allure. Ever since news about the wearable device hit the media, it’s felt like an established and viable product. But despite years of buzz, this week’s limited release in the US has been the only opportunity for consumers to get their hands on the product. So is Google Glass just a clever PR stunt that refuses to give up, or are we set to see the product go on sale worldwide? Read More