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It seems that people have forgotten what it is to wear a timepiece of exceptional quality, with the advent of phones that can tell you the time. Personally, there is nothing like the feel a of a great watch, and the simple act of checking the time on it.

This.

And I still prefer to look at my watch for the time rather than pull a phone out of my pocket for the time.
     
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post #82 of 108
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It seems that people have forgotten what it is to wear a timepiece of exceptional quality, with the advent of phones that can tell you the time. Personally, there is nothing like the feel a of a great watch, and the simple act of checking the time on it.

Not forgotten, just never cared. To me, a watch is a watch. I do wear my Seiko Kinetic, but that was only because my dad gave it to me for my graduation.
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As someone who regularly goes to the gym, this has piqued my interests. I'd rather carry an ipod on a watch than my iPhone with me when listening to music. I imagine the same could be said for cyclists and runners.
Edited by MrLime - 2/13/13 at 10:18am
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As someone who regularly goes to the gym, this has piqued my interests. I'd rather carry an ipod on a watch than my iPhone with me when listening to music. I imagine the same could be said for cyclists and runners.
Wasn't that the point of arm bands though? Even the nanos have clips for such events. While I believe there will be a market for the "smart watch", I feel this will be over shadowed by the market for timepeices.
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Wasn't that the point of arm bands though? Even the nanos have clips for such events. While I believe there will be a market for the "smart watch", I feel this will be over shadowed by the market for timepeices.

Hit a treadmill with an iPhone stuck to your arm. That'll be comfortable...
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Wasn't that the point of arm bands though? Even the nanos have clips for such events. While I believe there will be a market for the "smart watch", I feel this will be over shadowed by the market for timepeices.


Hit the weights with an iPhone stuck to your arm. That'll be comfortable...
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Wasn't that the point of arm bands though? Even the nanos have clips for such events. While I believe there will be a market for the "smart watch", I feel this will be over shadowed by the market for timepeices.

Hit the rowing machine with an iPhone stuck to your arm. That'll be comfortable...
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Wasn't that the point of arm bands though? Even the nanos have clips for such events. While I believe there will be a market for the "smart watch", I feel this will be over shadowed by the market for timepeices.

Hit the lateral pull-down with an iPhone stuck to your arm. That'll be comfortable...
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Wasn't that the point of arm bands though? Even the nanos have clips for such events. While I believe there will be a market for the "smart watch", I feel this will be over shadowed by the market for timepeices.

Hit the leg press with an iPhone stuck to your arm. That'll be comfortable...
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i put it in the second drink cup on the treadmill, and let it rest on the floor lifting weights. If on a machine just tuck it into my waist band
 
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