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Microsoft Plots Wristwatch Revolution

   
5:49 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

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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]

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

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

lawman

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

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OK lawman,

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

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

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Macguru has something for everyone :)

Craig

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

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They're calling it DirectBand technology. The phrase "Citizen's Band" will take on a whole new meaning....
6:09 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Here is one for you [freespace.virgin.net] creative_craig. :)
6:31 pm on Jan 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

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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?"
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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