Price: $1,500 

Momentarily limited to the developer crowd, Google’s computing eyewear is slowly progressing into the game-changer we all imagined it would become upon launch. The Android-based smart glasses known as Google Glass pushes the boundaries of wearable technology by allowing owners to perform actions such as answer emails, take pictures, and translate text hands-free—all viewable on a micro-display. The steep price hasn’t stopped many from garnering interest in the hi-tech specs. Plus Google’s commitment to enhancing its mobile OS platform only shows Google Glass’ true potential as we head into the future.

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