A watch phone in dire need of a makeover

It would be hard to use if you can't stand looking at it.

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If this is what it takes to get a full-featured cell phone watch, we'll pass. Even if it does deliver as promised--MP3 playback, videos, Bluetooth, MIDI ring tones, 260,000-color resolution, and a raft of other features, according to ProductDose--we wouldn't be able to look at this ugly thing for fear of turning to stone.

It's not the Pepto-Bismol pink that bothers us; it's, well, just about everything else, from its bulky girth to cheap silver-toned filigrees. It doesn't help that it has a stylus that looks suspiciously like an eyebrow pencil.

It's a shame, really, because we thought these combo watches were finally getting some decent-looking designs . On the other hand, maybe not .

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    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

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