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Comment: Re:Cool solution looking for a problem (Score 1) 427

by Ultra64 (#47326053) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Would It Take For You To Buy a Smartwatch?

"They can't really hang it off their belt because it's too big and unwieldy, it's a solid slab in their pocket, so the phone migrates to less and less convenient locations."

I wonder how many people who say this have actually used one of the larger screens.

My Galaxy note 3 is huge compared to my old iphone, but fits in my pocket perfectly comfortably.

Comment: Re:I don't want "smart-home" (Score 1) 88

"are you expecting us to believe that you genuinely don't understand the fears of those in this forum who oppose your optimistic view of the way data collected on customers of these services will be used?"

Yes. All I hear is a bunch of Chicken Little's freaking out because Google will know what temperature they like their house to be when they wake up in the morning.

If all the world's economists were laid end to end, we wouldn't reach a conclusion. -- William Baumol