How many here will own up to having a smart watch?

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Re: How many here will own up to having a smart watch?

Postby Hawk » April 9th 2017, 4:54pm

BigCheez wrote:My smartest watch tracks three time-zones simultaneously, which is smart enough for me.



I thought this one was dumb as a box of hammers but I'll have to reconsider.


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Re: How many here will own up to having a smart watch?

Postby BigCheez » April 9th 2017, 5:16pm

That has way more information than my gmt.
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Re: How many here will own up to having a smart watch?

Postby Hawk » April 9th 2017, 6:03pm

It does have its uses in the real world though.


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Re: How many here will own up to having a smart watch?

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » April 9th 2017, 6:17pm

I don't intend to get a smart watch, not even to have any experiences with one. I mean, I find it a step backwards in horology. The necessity of plugging a watch to a charger seems somehow even more primitive than a key-wound PW.
Plugging a watch to a charger, fuck me... Never thought that I'll see the day, when a horological solution quite as impractical will get so much attention.
Key-winders might not be practical, but have a charm to them- the sort of charm, that yet another piece of disposable consumer electronics cannot even aspire to have. I don't mind quartz, and I'd love to get a decent tuning fork one day (Longines Ultronic, Eterna Sonic or an Omega f300- though even a Tissot Tissonic would do), but I find smartwatches revolting.
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