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Cara Latham
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Cara Latham,
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4/16/2013 | 12:47:38 PM
re: Microsoft May Enter Smartwatch Fray
It seems like all of the major players are frantically trying to get into the smartwatch business because the others are. I wonder, though, is there even a market for it? As I've commented on other articles regarding Apple's smartwatch, I don't see a need or desire for these products. I could be wrong, but even if there is a market for these smartwatches, there are so many players now vying to capture it.
AsokAsus
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AsokAsus,
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4/16/2013 | 4:36:28 AM
re: Microsoft May Enter Smartwatch Fray
So who the heck would want a watch that randomly crashes at 11:17am, requires daily updates to patch holes that watch viruses use to invade your watch, requires 15GB for the software, and gets a maximum 4.5 hour battery life?

Ok Ok, Ok, I know what ya'll are all thinking: "How did he know the watch will run Windows 8"? (I have my sources.)

But seriously. The worst part is that now the PC Desktop will be limited to what a watch can do. Yes, that's right. That's because Microsoft wants ALL of their devices to have the SAME interface! No matter what. Just be thankful Microsoft doesn't decide to run Windows 8 on those doomsday digital countdown timers we see in the movies all the time with all those wires sticking out and no OFF button. Talk about your REALLY bad user interface!
Stingray1964
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Stingray1964,
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4/15/2013 | 10:06:16 PM
re: Microsoft May Enter Smartwatch Fray
You forgot : the Timex and Mircosoft DataLink watch
Sony magiclink
mbowles201
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mbowles201,
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4/15/2013 | 7:35:18 PM
re: Microsoft May Enter Smartwatch Fray
Nooooooooooooo!


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