Watch Out for the Watch

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    It doesn't look like the kind of watch that you would camp outside of an Apple store laying in a pile of your on urine and faeces for a week but each to their own.
     
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    Looks gay.
     
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    Won't be getting one, don't think it will have an effect on the price of gold either.

    Are we sure it is 2 troy oz?

    Last I heard it was going to be about half that but with 25% low density filler to bulk the volume up.
     
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    So are you Australian too are do they just got you spelling like them now, a little Aussie influence rubbing off on the ole yank? They like to rub off yanks ya know.
     
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    This explains all

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    One hopes that it's 18k gold by weight and not 18k gold plated ceramic. I can see that seriously denting the prestige of the watch.

    In the other hand though if it isn't mostly gold it isn't likely to be recycled and so you might see a lot of gold consumed Rather than recycled as is normal.
     
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    I was thinking of getting one until I heard it only has 18 battery power.
     
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    I remember how I used to balk at the idea of carrying around a smartphone during the Nokia era, but Apple changed all that.

    I have a bad feeling that they might pull off the same thing with their smartwatches, but it would depend on ease of use and how they can make it seem indispensable.

    Not that it matters to me cos I don't even wear a watch!
     
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    The problem is it doesn't really do anything that helpful. It's a great curiosity and I'm no apple fan but even i have to admit it is pretty good looking but it just doesn't do anything exciting. The health stuff has mostly fallen flat when released elsewhere and it's not that much more convenient for most things than reaching for your phone and it has heaps less functionality.


    It's not terrible but it is not the next iPhone.


    One day they will have watches with decent voice recognition, motion capture and some method for a larger screen like projection (possibly with highly directional mics and speakers) and then it will be something new. At he moment though it's just a crappy version of your phone that's one more thing you have to charge and is going to seriously piss you off the first time you forgot.


    every great apple product in it's first iteration at launch did something where you were like oh wow, this is the future. This watch is a slightly polished ios version of samsungs 2 year old watch which didn't do that well. They will sell some but unless it does something cool besides taking your pulse like a $40 fitness tracker it isn't a winner.
     
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    People are going to realize eventually that with Steve Jobs dead, Apple is dead. And people still think Apple is the company to buy shares in? They're only going to fall from where they are now and it won't take that long. They're just another greedy tech company with a hell of an image and reputation to try to uphold and they know that losing Jobs was like the Macedonian empire losing Alexander the Great.
     
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    Really? Wow, better let the second largest company in the world know that they are dead.
     
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    Apple's market cap hits $700B, doubles under Cook
     
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