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What if all along the 'iWatch' has just been the next iPod? The only reason to have a dedicated music player these days is for exercising, since your phone is too bulky. And since you're exercising anyway, why not add bio/health sensors to it, and make it strap to your body. But still call it the iPod.
 Well, Tim Cook was dropping hints about the importance of speech interfaces earlier this month:http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/07/02/apples-cook-says-ios-8-voice-messaging-a-key-feature-prompts-speculation-of-inclusion-in-iwatch- If it did have a touch interface, I'm not sure a watch face would have room for more than 1 or 2 buttons. Remember Apple would not make a big silly sized one, it would be small and elegant. My bet is for speech as the primary interface,...
Oh well, there's always the public library.
Doesn't the (rumored) iWatch concept feel vaguely PDA-ish to you?The original Newton promised futuristic handwriting recognition that never quite worked. The iWatch promises futuristic speech recognition that...
New product lines are not guaranteed to succeed, even from Apple. When John Sculley took over from Steve, his first entirely new product line was the Newton Message Pad. It flopped and he got the axe.
It's not just Microsoft and Google that have been stumbling, it's all of the (other) tech firms. None of them knew where to go next, only Steve Jobs knew.
Their website looks good. I'll check it out, thanks. Edit: Oh, it also appears to be US only.
Unlimited books to read, that's like my dream product. US only, *sigh*.
Good video. Scientific and clearly explained (until the bow and arrow bit, don't know what that proved).
I think it's just the use of the word "free" that is annoying the bureaucrats. It means "free to download" (that's why it's on the download button) but they take it as meaning the product, in it's entirety, is free (which it isn't in the case in IAP).
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