LG shows off quad-band GSM watchphone
Dick Tracy reference unavoidable
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I don't think it's that bulky, at least not compared to some of the 'bling' Rolex and Tag Heur that gets flashed around this office!
Cover the watch with platinum and add a few blokish sapphires and it'll be snapped up by those stock traders who still have a job!
I want one. Its perfect. No holsters, no sagging inside pockets, no leaving on the counter at home... Fan bloody tastic!
2009 - Year of the mobile phone watch ?
A mobile phone watch really isn't that new, what is new is a big player (LG) getting into the scene and prices becomming somewhat 'affordable'.
That said, you don't want to buy a T918... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjCBuI9nPv4
I'm sure over the next few years you'll eventually be able to buy a mobile phone watch that's the same size as an average normal watch, but for now you might have to look like a bit of a prat with such a bulky gadget stuck to your wrist. Even so, as a gadget hoarder I want this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN-2GX0Qg48
Now that the Wrist TV exists, what...
...would Dick Tracy have now?
Then again, Diet Smith was no Q section. He just scoped out the moon for $$$.
Helium 3 anyone?
Er... Mr Tracy...
I don't think they're gonna make it!
Not unless it has a live video conferencing feed built in enabling one to call up a vast array of high-tech rescue equipment it wont.
Well he does look a bit like Brains sans the glasses.