questionsdid you hear about apple's new watch?

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Finally! I'll now be able to see my watch tan-line without having to take off my watch.

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It looks almost too futuristic...I don't know how the design will actually compare to the image on the website.

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Great idea, until the glass breaks and slits your wrists. Might as well call it the iSuicide Watch.

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They will call it iWatch

They will then sue anyone selling watches because it is diluting their trademark.

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"Overpriced piece of crap that has no new features and yet Apple followers will claim has invented not only watches, but Time itself".

Though that might be a tad lengthy.

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This is great news. The design decision with the iPod nano to move away from the square watch-friendly design towards the rectangular shape seemed like an odd step. With other companies starting to develop their own wrist notifications and workout devices like Nike Fuelband, this seems like a logical step.

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Finally, the ugly overpriced watch I've been looking for!

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I can see the utility of this. I imagine a watch that connects to your phone (iPhone, in this case) via Bluetooth, receiving updates (weather, sports scores, caller ID, text messages, etc.).

A creative developer could even craft some nifty augmented reality apps. It could connect to Bluetooth from any boat or plane and update information about distance, location, etc. Or connect at a sports arena for extra info about players. The possibilities go on

Sure you can do the same thing could be done on a phone, but certain tasks might make more sense on a watch, The mockup design in the article is hideous though, Apple would never release anything that looked like that.

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The artist's rendition looks more like a bracelet to me. I think getting a pebble watch would be smarter since it could connect with either your iDevice or Android.

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Wrapple.

Simultaneously acknowledging that it wraps around your wrist, and it is wear-Apple.

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iWatch sounds too creepy to me...

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@stile99: @eztradelive: Not until apple the watch and sues the existing makers for making something Apple invented. <-Apple double think.

@luvche21: really iPad was a very very bad name, when the name was leaked work stopped so we could make all sorts of jokes, not limited to 'the iPad leaked'. We concluded there is no way they will release a tablet with the name iPad.

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I think it's a terrible idea. Because of cell phones, fewer and fewer people are wearing watches. Just look at your typical college campus or high school. Few watches, more cell phones. In light of this, what do I think it should be named? iNoSell

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@caffeine_dude: well hp did keep slate for them selves. So that option wasnt available.

Not that bad of an idea, how often do you drop your phone? Making the phone a watch with Bluetooth earpiece could be an improvement. But implementation is the question, that wide of a plastic band on hot days? Eww.

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https://www.lunatik.com/products/tiktok?variant=53

The one in the links gonna be pretty hard to beat, even if they do use curved glass. If they do use glass I hope its better glass than the stuff in the iphone, (I can't imagine picking apple glass out of your severed wrist wouldn't be very fun...)

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My experience with Apple products is that they are too fragile. I can't imagine trying to protect a watch from all the things my IPod is afraid of.

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I think they should call it the iShatterWheneverIAccidentallyBumpMyWristIntoSomething. But that might be too long for marketing purposes.

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@stile99: EXACTLY. Apple hasn't invented anything new in YEARS. It's THE EXACT SAME THING wrapped in different cases. I'm waiting for the release of the iPad nano (2013), that's identical to the iPod Touch(2007) in every way. I wonder if anyone will notice then?