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SNL Makes Fun of Google Glass in Parody Sketch

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SNL jumps on the Google Glass bandwagon.

Google Glass might be months away from general release, but business analytics firm IHS reckons the smartglasses market will have grown to 10 million units by 2016. That said, for now, Google Glass is the only player in town and only a handful of people have access to the device. As a result, anyone spotted using one is bound to look a bit strange. Before it becomes the norm, SNL decided to parody the device in a funny sketch aired this past weekend.

 

The sketch in question sees Fred Armisen extol the benefits of Google Glass to SNL's Seth Meyers. Among the advantages listed by Armisen: the fact that you no longer need to look down at your smartphone, and the subtlety of the gestures that trigger Google Glass' functions.

Check out the video over on NBC (there's also a painfully low quality version on YouTube if you're outside the U.S.).

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    Parrdacc , May 6, 2013 10:51 AM
    or you can actually read the entire, very small article and click on the two links that will take you to the video.
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    Azn Cracker , May 6, 2013 10:35 AM
    cool tom's. no video. ill just stare at the picture and imagine its moving
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    Parrdacc , May 6, 2013 10:51 AM
    or you can actually read the entire, very small article and click on the two links that will take you to the video.
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    jkflipflop98 , May 6, 2013 4:22 PM
    I swear this site is like a timewarp back to 1997 internet. I'm half expecting to find a banner that links to a geocities webring.
    No edit button on the comments. No embedded video. Tons of ads all over the place. Need some looping animated .gifs and a background midi file to complete the image.
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    alidan , May 7, 2013 5:55 AM
    @jkflipflop98 dont forget no reply button and they removed the easy, go to forums here, button...
    hate the new layout so much, but apparently i'm now getting email updates again... sad that they implemented it only after butchering the the comment section
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    dalethepcman , May 7, 2013 3:48 PM
    Sadly the youtube video has been taken down, and NBC's website is giving "sorry this video is not available."
    :( 
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