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Saturday, April 13, 2013


So I'm curious if this technology will ever become mainstream. While I understand and actually like the premiss behind such technology...I can't help but wonder how effective and useful it would actually be. These watches tend to be on the bulky side, and they have very limited capabilities. To put it simply...these "SmartWatches" become "DumbWatches" if they aren't connected to a SmartPhone. A SmartPhone is where the additional features really come into play. These watches only offer some minor extensions in a wearable form factor. I think the idea is notable one, but until these watches can function on their own without needed a connection to a SmartPhone....I don't know how effective they will be at catching consumers in the market.

What do you think?

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