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Here come tanless watches

OP fuzzy7k

1st July 2014, 02:23 PM   |  #11  
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Originally Posted by Incognitum

I don't understand so many things about this. You're right that this would be popular; I've read a lot of people making the same comment, but why?

A. Full Android watches with SIMs and everything have existed for years. If that's what you want why don't you have one already?

B. The whole point is to be able to to have a personal area network with a single control unit managing the experience across all of your contacted devices, not a series of independent devices each vying for your attention in a disjointed way. Think of the watch as an extension of your existing phone that you can access without having to pull the phone out of your pocket, enter your pin, find your app, and finally do an action. This also allows the watch to offload the heavy processing tasks to the powerful device you already have in your pocket 99% of the time. What good is having your phone, and a second, less powerful processor in your watch both running 100% of the operations in parallel?

The reason your logic isn't working is because you assume that people would still carry a second device. Not everybody wants a powerful device because not everybody plays games, or surfs the internet or other things that require a larger screen.

Another question similar to the one you are asking is, why would people buy a tablet when their phone can already do everything and more than it can do.

If there was a choice between a pocket phone with an optional wrist device, or a wrist phone with an optional reading device, a lot of people would go for the smaller, highly mobile wrist phone.

It wouldn't interfere with mobility and it would be readily available.

Something else that may be bogus, but would probably factor into some people's decisions is that it would distance the RF source from reproductive organs.
3rd July 2014, 09:43 AM   |  #12  
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Originally Posted by Ziago

Honestly I do not recommend you to use the smartwatch under the scorching sun for too long, I think that the screen may be affected

will it really be affected? i mean all the gears are out there... and there are to be worn and designed most of the time and probably under scorching sun?
3rd July 2014, 02:58 PM   |  #13  
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I also thought this seemed like a good idea, Android on your wrist. So I bought a cheap one to see.

I got one from Chinavasion(can't posts links yet obviously). The one I got was the "3G Android Watch Phone 'FineWatch' - MTK6577 Dual Core 1GHz CPU, 2 Inch IPS Screen, 4GB ROM, 8GB Additional Memory" because it seemed to have be biggest screen and the best hardware of the no-name ones.

But the android version is horrible on the device, and I kinda wanna install a new one. Watch can't log on to my google account, due to it not understanding the 2-step vertification procedure. And it has no Google play, browser doesn't show any images when browing play.google.com etc. All-in-all horrible, is there a way to fix this by installing a more normal version of Android? Like without bricking it or using the old version?

Can someone point me in the right direction to make this watch the best I ever wore?
Last edited by stefanw1337; 3rd July 2014 at 03:07 PM.
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