What to know about Facebook’s Ray-Ban glasses
By Guardian Exclusive
15 September 2021 | 10:31 am
Here are some interesting features found in the $299-plus high-tech smart glasses called Ray-Ban Stories. It is the outcome of the collaboration between Facebook and Ray-Ban.
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