Attn Techies: There's Next-Gen Google Glass Floating Around Out There

It gives you X-ray vision. JK.

Woman wearing Google Glasses
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Buying a Google Glass just to try out that sign-translating program or record your next shopping trip for a haul video will have to wait—the company is suspending sales of its tech accessory as of next week, reports the BBC.

While Google is ending its Explorer program, which let software developers and other VIPs purchase cyborg eyewear for $1,500, it will focus on developing "future versions." Google, if you're listening, we've got a couple of pointers:

While you're waiting for Google Glass 2.0 to come out, see the now-collectible kind in action during Fashion Week below.

Update, 2/20: Some in-the-know lucky ducks have already gotten their hands on the new and improved Google Glass, reports 9to5Google. They've dutifully kept their mouths shut, though, so no word yet on whether it shoots lasers, has brain-waves-to-text capabilites, or, most crucially of all, looks like something you could wear outside safely.

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Chelsea Peng
Chelsea Peng

Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.