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Ringly Wearable: Hello, Ladies
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Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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6/12/2014 | 4:49:29 PM
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>Personally, I'd prefer a bracelet with a charm, which you'd think would be pretty easy to do technologically. 

Bracelets/wrist bands strike me as the best opinion, if only because they're gender neutral and can be concealed with sleeves if appropriate. Rings work for some men, not for others. And people tend to be pickier about the size and appearance of rings.
anon1722729770
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6/12/2014 | 1:59:27 PM
Smart for education workers
I work in a school. Many of my outfits do not have pockets. I have two kids in a different school and am constantly checking my phone at work to make sure I don't have a message from their school/daycare. This would enable me to be notified when calls come in just from those two numbers at any time in my work day without me having to run to my purse every hour to check my phone. I think its smart.
Alison_Diana
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6/11/2014 | 4:41:03 PM
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As someone who never hears my phone because it's always stuck at the bottom of my purse, I'm  an ideal candidate for this. Plus I love rings. But this ring looks like cheap costume jewelry, despite the price tag. Personally, I'd prefer a bracelet with a charm, which you'd think would be pretty easy to do technologically. 
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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6/11/2014 | 4:27:19 PM
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I think converting that big flat stone from having a ring attached to a pin would be trivial.
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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6/11/2014 | 4:18:49 PM
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>I can see this being a stocking-stuffer type item

It would be been more useful as a pin that can be affixed to the outside of a purse, carrier bag, or on a jacket. Confining it to a finger seems unnecessary and forces people to weigh its aesthetic value more...it's really rather ugly as a ring.
Shane M. O'Neill
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Shane M. O'Neill,
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6/11/2014 | 4:16:19 PM
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It's a little silly to make the wearable an actual ring (rings are meaningful to some women) but it is a good idea. Think of how many women miss calls and texts because their smartphone is buried in a handbag. Men don't have this problem -- unless of course they carry a manpurse.
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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6/11/2014 | 4:15:38 PM
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I can see this being a stocking-stuffer type item, and an alert if you stray too far from your phone could be useful. But yes, checking one's messages in the ladies' room is a time-honored wedding tradition.
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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6/11/2014 | 4:09:13 PM
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The use case for this seems too narrow to make a meaningful business. If you're at an event, in an outfit without pockets, and your silenced phone is stowed in a vibration-proof purse, do you really need to know that second if your phone is ringing the moment it happens? Maybe if you're a doctor on call but I suspect most of those buying this ring could figure out some way to handle this scenario with only the phone in question.
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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6/11/2014 | 12:09:37 PM
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One thing is for sure: Must hire Beyonce as spokesperson. If you like it put a Ringly on it...
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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6/11/2014 | 12:00:16 PM
It depends ...
If a ring were included with my phone, or for a nominal amount. sure. But I wouldn't pay more than about $40. The current price is way too high.


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