Remember how ‘looks goofy’ all but killed Google Glass?

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People test Samsung Gear VR glasses at Mobile World Congress.

Credit: REUTERS/Albert Gea

Looks goofy doesn’t seem to be an issue with virtual reality, as we saw again last week with the starring role played by Samsung Gear VR at Mobile World Congress in Spain.

Sure, the Glass/VR comparison is apples vs. oranges for a variety of reasons, but there’s still no getting around the fact that the folks above look goofy. They’re obviously having a blast, but they look like they’re hurtling down a roller-coaster with their eyes covered in gadgetry, and that is nobody’s best look.

PCWorld reporter Oscar Raymundo expresses a similar sentiment and urges Apple to do something about it in this video.

Goofy is in the eye of the beholder, of course.

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