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Hopefully these things are small/slim enough that it doesn't feel and look like I'm wearing a small cellphone on my wrist.

I'm not much of a watch wearer, but I would consider one of these if they got the form factor down. The screen obviously also needs to be extremely scratch resistant. Some Gorilla Glass 3 I guess is the best they can do and would be sufficient enough.
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Whoaaa, a smart watch. Yeah... Interesting. Uh-huh.
     
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I'm more than happy to forget any and all "smart watches" whether I see this or not...
     
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post #14 of 57
do people actually want smart watches? the fad kinda died in the 80-90s. i guess they had to wait for a new generation of tech savvy youngsters to market them too.

remember these:


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No thanks can't afford to give google anymore information on me ...tongue.gif
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That Motorola one doesn't look awful, compared to every other smart watch so far.
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Originally Posted by eseb1 View Post

That Motorola one doesn't look awful, compared to every other smart watch so far.

As much as I've denounced smart watches, I was thinking the other day that a "watch" that just synced to the phone for updates, but was from outward appearances a basic watch, could actually garner my interest. And then I saw the Motorola 360 and I raised an interested eyebrow.

Now Motorola, or someone just need to release a next generation XT560 so I can take advantage. Otherwise I'm jumping on the BB bandwagon and getting a Q20.
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post #19 of 57
I really do not see the appeal with smart watches and other wearables...A nice watch is a nice watch and I will never willingly replace mine with a smart watch. I'll llikely never even use a digital watch let alone a smart watch...

The only area I can appreciate with wearable tech is health and fitness. If a small electronic device can track things like blood pressure, speed/distance, calories burned, etc, then I'm all for it. People need to be healthier, not dumber because they are relying on a watch to tell them that their phone rang..
    
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post #20 of 57
Give me a wearable that is weather resistant and water proof and it would be perfect for deployments and field use.

Ballistic calculator, GPS, etc all on my wrist... Priceless.

If you think this is pointless you just lack imagination and foresight.
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