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  1. mashers
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    I got an Apple Watch recently. I actually didn't want one as the concept of a smart watch as never really interested me, but my latest iOS app adds Watch support so I needed one for testing. Having used it for a couple of weeks I have to admit that I absolutely love it. I use it for turn-byturn GPS navigation, making and receiving calls and dictating messages in the car, checking eBay stuff, logging gym workouts, checking my diary for the day, checking my bank account balances... I honestly thought that having all that on a watch would just be a novelty, but it's amazing how much easier it is to use, and how glancing at a notification on the watch becomes even more instinctive than pulling out your phone.

    Edit - oh, and paying for stuff with your watch is pretty cool too :D

    Any other Apple/Smart Watch lovers or haters? :lol:
     


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    For the topic: I never thought about something like that to be honest. In my sense it's a bit too.. technical? Don't know how to describe it. And since I'm not an Apple fan, it is okay to skip that trend.

    How does that thing look anyway? I think of something like out of a bubblegum machine. ;-)
     
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    Now when I go to gamestop I just bring my watch it's super nifty

    I love meh apple watch. What model did you get? I got the sports gold and midnight blue band.
     
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  4. mashers
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    It's not that technical since thanks to iCloud it integrates automatically into the phone :)

    Here's mine:
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    Edit - my arm needs a shave :P

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    Mine's a 42mm aluminium sports with a stainless steel bracelet. I've also got a rubber strap I can use for the gym.
     
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    I kinda wish i got the aluminum. Would have had more ban options, Any way Looks good mark :creep:
     
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    Yeah that's why I got the aluminium. Matches anything :) Could you trade it?

    Heh, I considered censoring the name but I don't care, plus anybody who knows me could identify me from the tatt anyway :P
     
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    I could trade it but tbh idk if anyone wants to. I guess i can make a thread on temp later. Yee as well as the fact that there is nothing to be ashamed about sharing your name. Everyone and their mother on this forum knows i'm Timothy

    At least everyone of my followers and their mother
     
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    Got mine last July, stainless steal + Milanese Loop. Loving it. However, I'm going to try and sell it in a few days depending on what happens at WWDC.
     
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    June 13th mate. Keep that date booked
     
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    How little it is. Looks cool actually.

    Thanks for showing. :-)
     
  11. mashers
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    Hehe, actually it's not as small as it looks in that photo. Here's one from further away to give some context:
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    How can one comfortable type on the screen the size of a penny?

    Unless I get one for free, I'd prolly never have one (and even if I get one for free, I'd never use it)
     
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    Heads up the Apple watch 2 might have a face time camera and won't need to be near your phone
     
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    You don't type on it. You dictate and it converts to text.

    Oh nice! Well I needed one pronto otherwise I might have waited for the next model. If the app sales go well I might be able to upgrade ;)
     
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    Think I'll just stick to me lappy when I'm doing things.
    Phone I also barely use.

    Can you believe it, 24 years old and already acting like a senoir ;p
     
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    :P
     
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    I'm with Dino here. I think just using the voice is a bit "funny", thinking I would do this in public makes me blush. But from a design perspective it's not even half bad, even if it's bigger then I thought. :)

    Not that I would write any dirty messages or something. ;)
     
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    Nice tattoo haha :P
     
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    Not wanting to use voice dictation in public is a very fair point of criticism for the watch. Although I don't really like drawing attention to myself, I don't particularly care what people think of me so I just use it out and about. The voice control is hugely useful when driving. For example, I can get turn by turn directions, control my music, send text messages and call people without taking my hands off the wheel :)

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    Thanks ;) I should post pics of it really. It's a full Nintendo sleeve :D
     
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    Post your tattoo and selfie in the tempers pic thread ;)