“Google Glasses seem cool. The technology is remarkable and Google should be rightfully praised for pushing the envelope,” Yoni Heisler writes for NetworkWorld. “But given how Apple is curiously held to standards that no other company in the world is held to, here is what the response to Google Glasses would have been if the product came from Apple and not Google.”
Yep, the company that revolutionized the way we listen to music and turned the smartphone market up on its head is now tackling… eyewear. I suppose without a decider like Steve Jobs in the mix at Apple anymore, beta products, though seemingly cool, are now being deemed good enough to make it to market.
It’s sad, really. A company like Apple was once synonymous with “great” and now they’re announcing products that are clearly just “good enough.”
…Basically, if you want to spend $1,500 to wear a mountable video camera, Apple Glasses may be just the thing you’re looking for.
Okay, Apple’s Glasses can do a bit more than that, but is it really a product that anyone needs? By all accounts, Apple Glasses is a solution to a problem that doesn’t really exist.
Much more in the full article – recommended – here.
MacDailyNews Take: Exactly! Thanks for illustrating the double standard so nicely, Yoni.
(And, we don’t call Google “Our Lady of Perpetual Beta” for nothing.)