Report: Microsoft's smartwatch constructed of transparent aluminum

Shawn Knight

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Earlier this year we learned that Microsoft was working on a smartwatch of their own – pretty much a given considering the industry shift toward wearable technology. Previous reports noted that Microsoft had placed orders for 1.5-inch displays from component...

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hitech0101

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The only thing I can think off when it comes out it won't support windows 8 and it M$ will make a OS to run the watch which then will be launched for PC,tablets and phones too.
 

cliffordcooley

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So how long does this Smartwatch last on battery power? If it's less than one month, I'm won't even consider looking at it for purchase.
 

p51d007

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BONES: Scotty...how do you know he invented transparent aluminum...
SCOTTY: How do you know he didn't?
 

misor

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BONES: Scotty...how do you know he invented transparent aluminum...
SCOTTY: How do you know he didn't?
lool. I thought I was The only classic star trek fan here.
(you beat me on that post...I hate you. :) )
 

misor

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"are said to include 6GB of storage alongside cloud storage via LTE connectivity. "
unfortunately, since he device runs on modified windows w8tch OS, additional storage is only available via cloud... :) (which I hope is not true:) )
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

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Android, Windows, Firefox & iOS operating systems all requiring a different watch. That wouldn't be a problem if I were a cephalopod, I'd still have room for another four operating systems.
 

Emexrulsier

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I haven't worn a watch since high school some 17 years ago (infact I still own the watch :D). I normally use the time on my smart phone or simply forget about time and just chill :D
 

ET3D

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I'm still waiting to see how the Touch Time turns out. It's the only geek watch I know of which promises good battery life (1 year).
 

St1ckM4n

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I'm still waiting to see how the Touch Time turns out. It's the only geek watch I know of which promises good battery life (1 year).

Interesting. Battery life is good probably because of no bluetooth, but I'm still unconvinced that a cell battery is so much better than a rechargeable li-po.