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Martian Passport Watch tackles calls, texts hands-free (pictures)

The $299 Passport Watch from Martian Watches links to iPhones and Android handsets to view alerts and answer calls without touching your phone.

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Retro styling

LAS VEGAS--The Martian Passport Watch sports a retro 1960s look that masks 21st-century technology.
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Say it out loud

Speak directly into the Martian Passport Watch's speaker and mic to conduct calls.
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Charge up the Bluetooth

You charge the Martian Passport Watch's Bluetooth radio via a Micro-USB port on the device's right side. The actual analog watch mechanism is driven by a standard watch battery, which should power it for a few years.
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Dual power buttons

Press two buttons on the Martian Passport Watch's left side to power the gadget up and turn it off.
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A plastic back

On back of the Martian Passport Watch is its plastic surface, which isn't very premium despite the "Special Edition" moniker.

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