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Microsoft Plots Wristwatch Revolution
Macguru




msg:327918
 5:49 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Apparently unsatisfied with having all but completely subjugated desktop computing, or carving out a sizable piece of the handheld computing market, or launching a determined assault on the market for mobile phone software, Microsoft wants to create software that will run on a new generation of smart wristwatches.

More here [forbes.com]

 

lawman




msg:327919
 5:53 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

I didn't expect a serious article. I thought we'd get a funny picture. :)

lawman

Macguru




msg:327920
 5:57 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

OK lawman,

Here is your funny pic [home.imf.au.dk].

creative craig




msg:327921
 5:59 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Macguru has something for everyone :)

Craig

Robert Charlton




msg:327922
 6:09 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

They're calling it DirectBand technology. The phrase "Citizen's Band" will take on a whole new meaning....

Macguru




msg:327923
 6:09 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Here is one for you [freespace.virgin.net] creative_craig. :)

Robert Charlton




msg:327924
 6:31 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

PS - I notice that the article mentions bringing new functionality to refrigerator magnets too. Wasn't it Dick Tracy, of wristwatch fame, who also said that "The nation that controls magnetism will rule the universe?"

grnidone




msg:327925
 1:02 am on Jan 10, 2003 (gmt 0)

I think there are wristwatches now that allow you to receive emails and news from yahoo messenger:

[timex.com...]

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