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Woz says wearables – even Apple Watch – aren't 'compelling'

Pseudonymous Diehard

Network Connection

He hit the nail on the head there.

As for functionality...I think less is more with a watch based computer.

If the watch had its own low speed mobile data connection (GPRS would be enough) and a Pushbullet style app as well as a clock...that'd be perfect.

Especially if it had a low power e-ink display with backlight toggle.

All I care about is being able to push my own notifications to it from my google calendar or a quick API call from a script to let me know the script has finished.

A simple GPS compass might be useful as well.

Am I right?

What I dont really need to know is my heart rate.

Effectively I need is a device that compliments but is not tied to my phone.

You listening Casio? Simple and low power is what you do...make this. Now!

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