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Google launches Google Glass trial program for potential customers

Tempted by Google’s Glass headset, but worried it’ll make you look like a doofus? It’s a legitimate concern, but there’s hope: Google is now sending out non-functional dummy units that you can try on at home. Potential Explorers were sent an email advertising a “home try-on kit” with four Google Glass frame styles in four colors – all titanium, of course. After trying on the frames and picking a favorite, participants send the units back with pre-paid labels. Easy. 

Interested in owning Google Glass, but not sure how it will look on your face? Google now has an in-home try-on program that lets prospective buyers try all four colors of Glass and the entire Titanium Collection in different colors for free. Sadly, these units do not work, so prospective buyers will not be able to play around with the interface. 9to5google reports theses are returned units which have their USB ports destroyed, preventing charging. After all, Google does not want people to keep these units. The program is free but a $50 charge is placed on a credit card and removed when the units are returned.

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