For the first time since its announcement Google Glass is officially available to purchase outside the United States. Today Google has announced that Glass is now available to purchase from the UK Google Play Store, priced £1,000 ($1,700). Like U.S. buyers, Brits get their choice of free frame or shade when buying Glass.

The arrival of Google's head-mounted computer on British shores comes ahead of its annual developer conference, Google I/O, which kicks off June 25.

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