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Huawei, Samsung Smartwatches In Wings

Huawei plans to reveal its first smartwatch at MWC, while Samsung prepares its own lower-cost device. Is the wearable market poised for takeoff?

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch
Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch

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Kristin Burnham
Kristin Burnham,
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2/10/2014 | 8:18:15 PM
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Smartphones do everything these days -- GPS, texting, apps, etc. I can't imagine why I'd want to purchase a smartwatch unless it did something extraordinary. What? I have no idea; I'm with you there.
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2/10/2014 | 7:38:15 PM
I haven't seen or thought of the killer feature that would get me in for a smartwatch. Anyone have that can't-live-without feature they love about their smartwatch? 
Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn,
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2/10/2014 | 4:38:51 PM
After US officials slammed Huawei in 2012 for its ties with Chinese authorities, business in the US became much harder for the company. I wonder whether any of the Snowden-NSA revelations will help Huawei return to doing business under less of a cloud.
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