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Smart Watches

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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by Ipse » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:57 am

ManOnTime wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:12 pm

How much do you want for it? :D :lol:
Ah, missed your post. I am weak and this is the result...can't resist the fascination of having 25 watch faces to swap out.
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Cr@p..a 600Kb pic is too large? What am I doing wrong - I wanted to share a pic of the HW2 on my wrist.
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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by ManOnTime » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:59 am

Ipse wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:57 am
ManOnTime wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:12 pm
Ipse wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:55 am
After a Samsung Galaxy Neo, a Pebble Time and a Samsung Fit2 now I have a Huawei Watch 2 THAT IS STILL IN THE BOX sealed...can't bring myself to even look at it.
Good thing I got it for free with the phone, as I came to realize that smart watches are not as smart and not as fun to wear as they are touted.
How much do you want for it? :D :lol:
Ah, missed your post. I am weak and this is the result...can't resist the fascination of having 25 watch faces to swap out.

Cr@p..a 600Kb pic is too large? What am I doing wrong - I wanted to share a pic of the HW2 on my wrist.

Hmm. Should be fine. Try using the Imgur uploader. It's the "i" with a green dot icon on the menu bar (if you are on desktop).
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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by Ipse » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:37 pm

ManOnTime wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:59 am
Hmm. Should be fine. Try using the Imgur uploader. It's the "i" with a green dot icon on the menu bar (if you are on desktop).
That worked, thanks. BTW : what is the limit on regular attachments? Usually it's 2MB for jpegs on most forum platforms.
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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by ManOnTime » Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:49 pm

Ipse wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:37 pm
ManOnTime wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:59 am
Hmm. Should be fine. Try using the Imgur uploader. It's the "i" with a green dot icon on the menu bar (if you are on desktop).
That worked, thanks. BTW : what is the limit on regular attachments? Usually it's 2MB for jpegs on most forum platforms.
That's what it is here as well.
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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by Boourns » Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:04 pm

My smart watch is actually what got me into mechanical watches. Didn't wear a watch from college until I was in my early 30s. Then got an original Pebble and wore it for a year or two. After it came out they were not going to support it post Fitbit sale, I looked into getting a real watch -- initially interested in Daniel Wellington, ugh -- and the rest is history.
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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by AndroidIsAwesome » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:26 am

Wish I saw this thread earlier, but I used to be obsessed with smartwatches. And like others, they are in fact what brought me into "real" watches. I have used dozens of different ones, and actually helped samsung with a beta program for their very first smartwatch in 2013-2014 - the Galaxy Gear. I still have that watch, its a work of art how they fit everything into it, even a camera on the strap!
I have too many watches, yet here I am buying more.
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Re: Smart Watches

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Post by NapoleonDynamite » Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:51 am

I was after a watch I could wear to bed which had a silent alarm. I used a Alpina HSW, but it was just too big for me so I sold it. I was after something else, but I didn't need all the smart crap. At the same time, I didn't want something that look like a home-detention bracelet (e.g. fitbit HR).

Unfortunately, I found a lot of the smart watches were 45mm, which are just too big for me. However, I then came across the Huawei Honor Magic Watch. It's not quite a smart watch, but more like a Garmin (has silent alarm, timer, GPS, step counter, ABC, work-out tracking, heart-rate monitoring, notifications via BT) - but you can't download applications. For me, I didn't need the apps - to be honest, I just use the silent alarm, timer and flash-light (!). For me (because I've turned GPS, notifications and heart-rate monitoring off) it lasts 7 days on a full charge. Also, it's 42mm and is less than 10mm thick, so the profile is right-on. And it has the looks a Tag Heuer Modular. Oh and it's not expensive. Just one to consider if you have a similar use case to me. :)

https://www.techradar.com/au/reviews/honor-watch-magic
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