Photos: Wearable tech's 10 biggest flops

Google Glass

That's right, Google Glass made the failure list. That's because, though it's obviously the most talked-about wearable, it still hasn't been a runaway success. It's touted as obnoxious, and has caused plenty of problems regarding driving laws, copyright, and privacy issues. It still looks funny in public, no matter how many gorgeous models Google uses in its advertisements. Glass still begs the question: "Why would I ever need to wear that?"

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Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.