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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 pull up bar 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 chest press 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 exercise bike with an iPhone stuck to your arm. That'll be comfortable...
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Good news, then! You won't have to worry about making such a purchase because you'll never be able to afford the watch, or the the car! thumb.gif

Why do people always come with this idea? Do you really think that everyone is poor? Or that no rich person would visit a forum like this? Would you stop browsing the forum if you were to win the lottery today?
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What exactly is the intended market for this thing? Hardly anyone I know wears a watch, because pretty much everything else can show the time. The only people who do wear watches seem to do it either because they see watches as a kind of jewellery, or because they appreciate the craftsmanship of the more high end ones. I doubt those people are interested in something that looks like a cheap toy from a geek's childhood dream.
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post #96 of 108
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Nintendo did this with the Game & Watch decades ago! Silly Apple... tongue.gif . Seriously though, it's been done before... but yet again people are going to pretend it's something "revolutionary" and "innovative" despite them just rehashing prior work and slapping a fruit logo on it.

What's old becomes new again....It's all part of the fad.
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or you could just use the sun...
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rofl ipad? who is apple trying to market this product to?????
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I'll stick to a nice automatic watch thanks. A watch with electronics in it = fail.
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Why do people always come with this idea? Do you really think that everyone is poor? Or that no rich person would visit a forum like this? Would you stop browsing the forum if you were to win the lottery today?

I would. I'd be sitting pretty, sipping on a margarita somewhere in the Bahamas without a care in life.
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