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I don't understand:

Mark_Wallace wrote:
I don't want something like that on my wrist (unless you can attach a mouse and keyboard, because operating it with one finger would be a bloody nightmare), so I don't really care how long it needs

in relation to your initial comment:
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to get your watch to do basic things through itunes that the Samsung watch can do while you're walking around, doing other stuff?

It sounds like you just don't care about smartwatches. That's totally fine. However, I personally do care about smartwatches. I have a Pebble and use it constantly. I'm very, very much looking forward to the next generation of smartwatches and have no illusions that they will be device that is useless without a tether or mouse. They are far beyond that.

Mark_Wallace wrote:
If you want to do anything else, boot your computer, and get the cable out.

You mean like read text messages without needing to fish out my phone? Or contol my music? Or get a readout of my heartrate, speed and cadence while cycling? Have you actually used a smartwatch?

Stop thinking of a watch as a phone. I don't want a watch that's a phone. I want a watch that augments my phone, and my tablet, and my PC, and my data, wherever that data may be stored or sourced.
cheers,
Chris Maunder

The Code Project | Co-founder
Microsoft C++ MVP

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