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Google Project Glass: Does It Really Work?

9 April 2012 BY

Last week Google announced Project Glass, as Searchengineland called it, “Google’s answer to Siri”. To be really honest, when I first saw it I was for a second tempted to think it was belated April Fools joke, after all, there were so many (we collected them on Facebook) by Google again this year.

But it seems to be true. It however also is far from done. The glasses aren’t yet actually functioning. We cannot buy or use them yet. Still there are some videos out there which give us some insights. Not just the one from Google, but others.

A Dutch newspaper website collected the videos below to show what could happen. Parodies on Project Glass… Enjoy!



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Nice job, you found it!

Now, go try out the 12th one:

Use Google Translate to bypass a paywall...

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Type the page into Google translate (replace the example with the page you want):

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