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You can always tell who's winning in a market by the ads.    Companies whose ads don't mention competitors: Apple, McDonalds, Coke   Companies whose ads do mention competitors: Samsung, Burger King, Pepsi
Apple still hasn't made an earbud that will fit my apparently dysfunctional ears, sadly. Perhaps this new tech will change the shape just enough that they both don't fall out and don't hurt. 
 Almost everybody thinks that they are a better driver and less distractable than they actually are. That suggests we shouldn't leave the question of whether an individual driver can function safely up to that driver. The texts can wait. Until the past few years, people mostly lived without them. Astonishing, I know. 
 Good question. The doctor I needed to reach for some advice on complications after a surgery couldn't be reached with his so-called "pager." The dispatch tried three times before they gave up and called his cell. 
 On the one hand, this is true: most commenters (including me) don't have one. On the other hand, people in general show remarkably poor judgment about what's likely to distract them while driving.
 Almost all long-range military drones -- I believe all that actually deliver ordnance -- are airplanes, not copters. They would need to land on a runway or street. They're also huge. 
 Then why didn't they announce the plan? I can't think of a single good reason not to. It certainly would've killed almost all of the complaints in this thread, and a lot of what's going on in the more professional review press today. 
 Well, exactly, but you yourself asserted that Apple will sell upgrades to the watch. I assumed that no upgrade will be necessary for the watch to tell time, so you must have been referring to the apps. You even put a price point on it: $400. I've trying to understand (1) whether you're asserting that the watch will be upgradable or not, and (2) if so, where you're getting that information. Apple hasn't even announced a battery replacement policy or plan, much less an...
 Sog, I can't make up my mind where you're coming from on this one, except to be relentlessly combative as usual.  Do you think that Apple is going to keep the internals up to date so that the watch remains useful on a daily basis, or do you think that you're going to keep the watch on a shelf as a treasured relic? You can't have it both ways.
 You're making some big assumptions there, and Apple has said nothing to support your line of thinking...which is what many people in this thread have been asking for.  Will Apple really keep the internals of future generation watches in a compatible form factor? They haven't done it for the phones or tablets, except for a pair of generations at a time.  Again, I'd be delighted to be proven wrong on this point. But it seems to me that it runs against Apple's grain to let...
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