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    Article: Samsung Galaxy Gear: The crazy concepts vs the sober reality

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    I keep reading on these items and they just don't do anything for my curiosity at all. Don't even have the desire to test drive one

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    Yeah...Who can't wait for a wrist watch with haptic feedback, wrist-based payments, gesture controls. geez

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    I'm with you, just don't see a big use for these. Well other then exposing a today show hosts phone number. I could see maybe busy folks wanting to glance down at their watch to maybe see who just text or called while in a meeting or something like that but these are not going to be a big seller.
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    I'll bet you guys will be sporting one within a year from now...

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    I don't doubt that Del...Like I said before a lot has to change including the size.

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    lighten up...life's too short

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    Really believe these are a waste of time and money.

    I really don't see any day to day activity in which I would say "you know, a smartwatch would really be a better tool".

    This isn't a niche, its just plain dumb. I believe in a year we'll be laughing at this fad.

    Haptic feed back? For what? Payments?

    The beat watch is one that tells time.
    How waterproof are these things? How durable? Do I need an ottebox case just so I can work while wearing one? Don't get me started on how dumb folks will look trying to take a picture.

    I don't care if Samsung or Apple or Nokia make it, its just a waste of time and resources.

    I'll be over here calculating the waste on my Casio calculator watch....

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    I think the waterproof technology will take care of having to worry about the otterbox scenario. I think they need to change directions of it a bit. I wouldn't pack features in it like camera, NFC or other worthless features. Concentrate on the form factor making it sleeker and more eye appealing. I think the main function of a smartwatch shouldn't be a stand alone device but a complimenting accessory to your smartphone. Mainly using it as a viewing piece. Add other features as the technology allows.

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    Why oh why would you need one of there devices. Is it a on the go or run type issue? Do you really want to stare or play with that small screen. I'm not sure for me it would matter what apps are on the device, I would rather pull out a tablet or smartphone.

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    I'm going to laugh if Apple never releases one.

    The idea that Samsung came out with one just because there was rumors Apple was making one is hilarious to me..

    Just to me though... honestly, I don't need a watch like this, but if was cheaper and useful, I would pick one up.

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