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Google rumored to be working on a smartwatch, too

By Shawn Knight
Mar 22, 2013
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  1. 2013 could very well end up being the year of the smartwatch – or at the very least, the year that several big names started developing their wristwatch. Pebble’s smartwatch is already in the wild, Apple’s pending iWatch is one...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,929   +569

    Google is rumored to work on the world dominance. I won't be surprised to see Google logo on toilet paper too, in years to come.
     
  3. Now that Android is doing it, I bet all the techspot crowd will be "oooohhhhh", "ahhhhhh", "wow"
     
  4. Chazz

    Chazz TS Enthusiast Posts: 634   +60

    So let me get this straight. Not only does Apple create new markets but Apple's rumors creates new markets! (I know smart watches aren't new..but still this is funny.)
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    Android= "oooohhhhh", "ahhhhhh", "wow"
    iOS= "Garbage. What rubbish are they trying to foist upon us now?"
     
  6. ReederOnTheRun

    ReederOnTheRun TS Booster Posts: 310   +62

    Google, you're better than this. C'mon, smart watches?
     
  7. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,571   +103

    Oooohhhhh, ahhhhhh, wow. Still not particularly interested in smart watches thanks.
     
  8. davimous

    davimous TS Rookie Posts: 55   +9

    Is a smart watch a hand held device while driving?
     
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  9. Sniped_Ash

    Sniped_Ash TS Enthusiast Posts: 127   +36

    I actually got excited about the iWatch rumors and I'm a pretty big Apple hater. A Google or Samsung smart watch that (probably) works better with my Galaxy Nexus than an iWatch would is even better.
     
  10. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,178   +764

    Me either but maybe it'll take off. ATM I can't see what's so great about them. Maybe if/when they mature a bit...
     
  11. Matt12345170

    Matt12345170 TS Enthusiast Posts: 101   +20

    I'll wait until they can project holograms and feed us grapes.
     
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  12. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    Battery life is gonna drag all of these devices down. Why can't a breakthrough in batteries be like the new space race? :(
     
  13. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,571   +103

    Even better, project holograms THAT feed us grapes!
     
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  14. DuhWookie

    DuhWookie TS Rookie

    The whole world will change from Earth to name of Google.
     
  15. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Booster Posts: 580   +98

    Google has become a "me too" company, championing imitation instead of innovation.
     
  16. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    Yeah, pretty much: Search, email, online storage, etc. But they seem to do a lot of things better.
     


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