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Comment: Re:None, seriously, none. (Score 1) 471

by Salgat (#47873485) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Smartwatch Apps Could You See Yourself Using?
I disagree here. The biggest issues with phones is that you have to shut off the screen and put it back into your pocket every time you use it. A smartwatch that removes the need for all this could be a very convenient innovation; especially if the screen can dynamically expand to your needs. Obviously today's technology is still very basic for flexible (OLED) screens, but maybe in the future we will have something that works much better.

Comment: Re:So what exactly is the market here. (Score 1) 730

by Salgat (#47866673) Attached to: Apple Announces Smartwatch, Bigger iPhones, Mobile Payments
The phone is an intermediary; you really don't want to have to carry around this big square in your pocket and have to pull it out everytime you want to use it. The future will likely be something wearable, whether it be a smart watch that can do everything a phone does or perhaps smart glasses. Who knows.

Comment: Re:Today's business class is the 70s' economy clas (Score 1) 819

by Salgat (#47846201) Attached to: 3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room
You're right. I'll just take a boat to visit my family in China. Or better yet, I'll pay $10,000 instead of $1,500 for that round trip ticket just so that I have enough leg room to feel some form of comfort on my 10 hour flight. Yeah, that sounds reasonable. The simple fact is that flying is no longer a convenience but for many is a necessity. Not all businesses are willing to pay for business class and not all people can afford the extra couple days to travel by car or train.

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