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    **** So tell me about the watch phone ****

    Well the other day I was on the bus going in to town doing the usually head deeply buried in my latest doctor who book when I could hear some loud person chatting away on the phone or so I thought till I glance up and seen this oldish bloke talking to his arm I thought well that a new one with the bus I get there always at least one weirdo hence the book and not making eye contact.


    But then saw what look like a data-bank keyboard strap to his arm when he cancel the call then five minutes later of he goes chatting to his arm again so is there some new piece of tech / was he an alien or just a loony

    good question all so what's the answer

    As always Ismy

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    They've been around since 2008 ish IIRC.
    There's still the possibility he was talking to a calculator watch as I don't think many people would have bought them.

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    well I am as tech savvy as an ant but seem to be a phone as he had one of those ear piece like half of a earphones going in to his jacket

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    Did it look like this....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ro63rto View Post
    Did it look like this....?
    I was halfway up the bus but looked black and bigger almost like a diver computer had this sort of shape I think

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    Maybe its just one of the many so called "Smart watches" from our favourite auction site?

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    yeah look quite futuristic but he looked a bit of a plonker thou to be honest

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    I think that the true Dick Tracy style watch phones have died out, but there are a few smart watches that act as a Bluetooth mic / speaker. My Sony Smartband Talk does and it's actually pretty effective, although I wouldn't use it on the bus

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    I could not really see it just thought it was different he was trying to make a big deal in a subtle in a unsubtle way as in look at me but don't so yes a bit of a plonker . it's a weird one ant it as it is good things happening but I suppose it was the same was said with the first mobiles but now it seem the norm and naturally I suppose

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    I was wrong.
    The watch phone was invented way earlier than I first thought.


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