When it comes to smartphones, no one blinks when new models violate tradition and the “old way” or doing things. So, when we hear that the new iDroid X++ will inject cranial microchips so you can thought control those Angry Bird slingshots, our response is,  “Cool! That sounds like a handy feature, I can’t wait to toss my old phone and drop $4,500 on a new one!”

When it comes to guns, things move a little slower. I figure it takes a century or so for innovative ideas to become mainstream. For example, I know for a fact that optics were invented a long, long time ago because guys like Galileo used them. What took forever was for shooters to accept the idea that it might be a good idea to mount an optic with glass parts (!) on a rifle to make aiming easier and more precise.

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