I don't need no apple watch!

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  1. soulreaver99 macrumors 68020

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  2. AppleRobert macrumors 603

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    Cool, I will have to try it.

    I am not planning to get the Apple Watch though I have a 6 Plus. I like my Moto and I will save $349. :)
     
  3. kdarling macrumors demi-god

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    Btw, if you actually say "OK Google" about five times, and use it, that annoying newbie prompt will go away. E.g.

    OK Google, what's the weather today?
    OK Google, set an alarm for 6 PM.
    OK Google, when's my next meeting?
    OK Google, take a note: Try the new restaurant on Main Street.
    OK Google, stop telling me OK Google.
     
  4. soulreaver99 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    holy crap, thanks for the tip! i only use it to reply to messages and emails, i hardly used OK Google!
     
  5. spinedoc77 macrumors G3

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    Yeah but you took all the fun out of spending 15k on a watch to get Mickey on it.
     
  6. pdqgp macrumors 68020

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    My Galaxy Gear S > Apple Vapor Watch

    Me neither ;)

    My Galaxy Gear S Home screen:

    [​IMG]
     
  7. The-Real-Deal82 macrumors 601

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    I don't need no apple watch!

    Apple also are not the only manufacturer to use this version of Mickey Mouse on the face of a watch. Quite a few including luxury brands have used this trademark in the past so it's a reference rather than something unique.
     
  8. kdarling macrumors demi-god

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    You're welcome.

    I use OK Google a lot when my wife and I are talking and cannot remember the name of somebody or something.

    So I just ask the watch to search. Stuff like, "OK Google, who starred in the movie Body Heat ? "

    Junk like that.
     
  9. AustinIllini macrumors demi-god

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    Not exactly fair to call it a "vapor watch". It's a real thing.

    It will be huge for both Apple and Google. The exposure of a smart watch will only help the wearables industry.
     
  10. mKTank macrumors 68000

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    Christ, that icon design is terrible. They didn't even bother with symmetry at the very least.

    Burn it.
     
  11. knucklehead macrumors 6502a

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    So, are you saying you actually think your Mickey animation actually has the "Magical Midas Touch" to turn your watch into gold? .... or you simply don't have enough sense to see the problem with comparing apples to oranges???

    FWITW, I don't own, or care much for jewelry .... but at least I know what it is ....
     
  12. pdqgp macrumors 68020

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    can't help but poke fun at how long it finally took them...and it's still not shipping until late April.

    agree.

    meh...don't see the concern over whatever is bothering you about it. nice that someone was able to whip up something like this that is functional. Like all the apps on my S, they update and improve very regularly. I like this one.
     
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    i used to to think you were a knowledgeable poster :)
     
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    Open Android Wear on your phone, select the watch face and then it will be on your watch.
     
  17. AppleRobert macrumors 603

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    Got it, thanks!
     
  18. epicrayban macrumors 603

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    If this is true, I'd be even more disinclined to purchase an Apple Watch: http://www.phonearena.com/news/Appl...oming-up-later-this-year-analyst-says_id67311


    In the meantime, Mr. Arcuri and his sources seem to believe that the Apple Watch 2 is already underway and should be released by the end of 2015. The new timepiece will, reportedly, be capable of autonomous functionality (no need to tether to iPhone) and will feature its own set of full connectivity tools, as well as an OLED display, built by none other but Samsung.


    Not that I'm the least bit interested in the Apple Watch anyway.
     
  19. Fanaticalism macrumors 6502a

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    I find that hard to believe. Goes completely against Apple' way of doing things.
     
  20. epicrayban macrumors 603

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    Yeah that's way too soon.

    I predict they'll update the watch as they do their macs. Not necessarily every year. It'll range.
     
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    I concur - you and I seem to be among the few who don't think these things won't follow an iPhone or even an iPad upgrade cycle.

    Hence why I think they can get away with the $10k watch. At that price point, the people who are buying them are spending $10k like I spend $20.

    They also won't need to upgrade - how must faster can a Watch processor get?
     
  22. The-Real-Deal82 macrumors 601

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    If it's a yearly upgrade cycle then it will put a lot of people off considering they are not exactly cheap. I think it's a little rude to start reading people with a second generation while trying to get people to buy the first. I really don't get the Apple watch at all however.
     
  23. Fanaticalism macrumors 6502a

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    Think of the watch more like the ATV. That thing was upgraded every 2-3 yrs because there really isnt anything that can't be upgraded via software seeing as that is what dictates the experience and content delivery.
     
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    I'd agree with you if this were already an established product, but I have a hard time believing that Apple with come up with a product with 2-3 years of longevity at the initial release. Some things (case size, sensors available, battery life) really can't be changed via software. I seem to remember a couple of reports mentioning features that were removed from the watch because they couldn't be finished in time (I thought skin response measurements were mentioned). Maybe there will be a significant time span between the second and third iterations, but I have to believe that the first generation product will have deficiencies that need to be addressed sooner rather than later.
     
  25. AppleRobert macrumors 603

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    Somehow I think the base model at $349 will drop pretty quickly.

    I'd say throw out a decent percentage of the following population: throw out parents buying one for their teens, many have bought them an iphone but doubt they would get them the watch.
     

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