Technology Trends

The (Google) Glass Ceiling

For one-day-only in mid April, Google Glass was made available online to U.S. residents over 18 - for a mere $1,500.00 plus tax and shipping. Google hasn't shared sales numbers, only announcing that they sold out of the "Cotton” white frames.

The ultra-hip device with its teensy screen can discreetly perform most of the functions of a smartphone, including displaying web content, sending messages, placing video calls, and shooting photos/video. But as with most just-out-of-the-gate innovations, questions about privacy, safety and security are already being raised.