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Anyone in the U.S. Can Buy Google Glass For One Day Only

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Have you done your taxes and there's still $1,500 burning a hole in your pocket right now? Google is betting that you might be willing to part ways with that cash in order to be one of the first non friend-of-a-friend or media-related people to get their hands on a pair of Google Glass. Ahead of the mass consumer release slated for late 2014, Google is opening up the option for anyone in the U.S. to buy a pair of Glass—for one day only.

That day, as per leaked internal Google documents via our sister site The Verge, may or may not be next Tuesday, April 15. And on this day, consumers can log on to and scoop up a pair, complete with a free sunglass shade or prescription frames thrown in with the purchase. Bets on how fast the site will crash once the sale goes live, anyone?

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