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Intel confirms a smartwatch is in the pipeline

By Shawn Knight
Jun 18, 2013
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  1. Intel chief technology officer Justin Rattner recently confirmed rumors that the chip maker is indeed working on a smartwatch. The admission came during the Bloomberg Next Big Thing conference where the executive said the watch was part of the company’s...

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,528   +567

    Geez...using that hand and finger as reference, those damn things are HUGE. No way would I want that hanging on my arm.
     
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,202   +2,635

    If they don't function as a cellphone or at least a UI for one, I don't see the point.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,059   +1,786

    Smartphones, Smart glasses, Smart watches... Next thing you know they'll be bringing out smart hats & caps that can automatically change your teams emblem in case you get into trouble shouting for the wrong team at the game. If that doesn't work, maybe you could pick up a smart knuckle duster next.
    I wonder how smart underwear will function...
     
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,202   +2,635

    LOL, that give me a hefty chuckle.
    Gender sensors, possible warnings against hitting on an unintentional sex type? :p
     
  6. Pretty soon no more watches allowed for students writing exams.
     
  7. Fbarnett

    Fbarnett TS Booster Posts: 194   +26

    Why do we need this we have a phone that has the time
     
  8. At last Intel found function for atom cpu, lol
     
  9. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    I have a nice Gshock solar watch, that is all I need.
     
  10. Smart phones, smart TV's, smart cars... just add the word 'smart' and anything sells well.
    Also, the more smart things you have, the more vulnerable you are to attacks with whatever purpose. Not only pity thieves can steal your car/watch/etc. , hackers can break into it and do their stuff.
     

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