I wrote (and still do) PalmOS apps so beyond the many watch faces it had, you could create your own.
Yes, I had a few. But the battery not lasting for months as it needs to was the end of it.
The phones have the time and work quite well at that.
To give you some perspective to this poll, read this CNET blog: Apple and the iWatch conundrum
Would you wear a smartwatch (something like a Pebble watch)?
-- Yes. (Why?)
-- No. (Why not?)
-- Maybe. (What would hold you back from wearing one?)
-- I don't wear watches.
You have to do a little time travel to those days when that idea came up. Making round things was hard only a few decades ago and ball bearing plants were annoying expensive. Times have changed and we have achieved new heights or got around the problem.
Example at http://www.acpo.csiro.au/avogadro.htm
I not only wouldn't wear a so-called "smart" watch, I openly scoff at the idea! I am proud to be cellphone-free, Facebook-free, tablet-free, and I am overtly hostile to closed "ecosystems" such as Apple iOS. I prefer my landline phone, PC computer, and standard "time and date only" wristwatch. When are people going to wake up to the fact that all this technology is making us dumber and unhappier?
Only benefit I could see is you can change faces, but then if you don't like the face of your watch why get it. I think if people do buy them it will just be a fad. I don't think more faces justifies spending more money on a watch. Personally I don't wear watches because it tells the time on my phone, and I think watches full stop may actually be going out of fashion.
I live in Chicago, where like New York and other large urban centres, 40% of crime is stealing Apple products or Apple Picking. You get knocked on the head for an iPhone; what next, hands being chopped off for an iWatch? No thank you, neither from Apple nor Android. Epic fail except for Hipsters, and they deserve what justice is handed out to them.
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