Everybody looks pretty stupid wearing virtual reality headsets. For that reason alone, I was wary of SmartGoggles. Sure, they seemed a little more streamlined than the ones last seen in, say, a Sylvester Stallone sci-fi movie. But who wants to wear a computer on their head and walk around pretending they're an alien in a video game? Turns out, a lot of people probably do. And when I saw the possibilities for SmartGoggles technology -- video chats with a relative overseas, immersive 3D movies -- I'll admit that I was pretty ready to put on whatever stupid helmet they gave me. I was even up for taking a turn as HateBot, ready to crush a building with my fists.
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