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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..
That would have to be the smartest watch on the planet. Unless you're using GPS, most speed/distance calculators use a rough guess based on average stride length. Blood pressure would require special sensors, and I have no idea how you are going to determine an individual's metabolism and then program it in to determine calories burned. Most professional fitness trackers can't do half of these things, and the half they can do they do poorly. You seem to be asking for quite a bit.
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Looks promising!
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This is how its done... Get the hell outta here you stupid Galaxy Gear that does NOTHING without a Samung Phone...
    
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All i see is gimmicks. I can't see half of the things in this video actually happening or being used on a day to day basis. How about you release a video on how it will actually be used, looking at the time and the occasional other use that you could just pull your phone out for,
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At least Google is more innovative than Apple.
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All i see is gimmicks. I can't see half of the things in this video actually happening or being used on a day to day basis. How about you release a video on how it will actually be used, looking at the time and the occasional other use that you could just pull your phone out for,

If you don't use Google Now then I can agree with you. But I use it all the time and find it very useful and so this is very exciting to someone like me.
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Don't care for any unless its totally waterproof and capable of surviving a shower or 2. thumb.gif
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So long as these aren't £300, I'll get one.
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Well I am bored of waiting for google glass now, all the hype of it has just gone now but I am still wanting a easier way of using navigation while cycling with my phone in my bag as well as getting my notifications and the LG G Watch looks perfect for that, still got my Nexus 4 which still impresses me with its build quality so the G watch hopefully will
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I was never interested in any wearable tech but that Moto360... Yes please!

I'm actually about to get into running seriously with my girlfriend. Plus she and I are getting bikes to get around here more easily. So this looks like a worthwhile investment. I was just looking at phone mounts for bikes actually but I would much prefer getting directions on a watch like that instead. A good price point and water resistance and I'm set thumb.gif
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