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Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch 242

Posted by timothy
from the get-that-man-a-tricorder dept.
curtwoodward (2147628) writes Apple co-founder and legendary nerd Steve Wozniak is a huge gadget enthusiast, often appearing in lines with mere mortals to purchase new Apple products. So you can bet he's tried out most of the smartwatches on the market today. The worst one? By far, the Samsung Galaxy Gear, which The Woz says he sold on eBay after half a day's use. "It was so worthless and did so little that was convenient," Wozniak said at an appearance in Milwaukee. "You had to hold it up to your ear and stuff." So maybe the watch sucked, but just imagine being the one who bought Woz's used Gear---do you think they know?
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Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday July 01, 2014 @01:09PM (#47361417)

    More than you can say about yourself for sure. Your biggest achievement in life is probably this post on Slashdot.

  • by Jesus_666 (702802) on Tuesday July 01, 2014 @01:35PM (#47361669)
    It'd probably have a 5" display, quadrophonic sound and an octacore CPU and run an unmodified Windows RT. Due to weight concerns most of the battery had to be sacrificed, limiting its life to an etimated fifteen minutes - but no other smartwatch has both Office and HDMI and you can always use the USB port to hook it up to an external power source if you want to use it on the go. You see, Microsoft gets mobile devices.

    Or they decide they actually want to make money and release a generic Android-based smartwatch. Their Nokia arm doesn't seem too hung up about reinforcing the Windows hegemony if it gets in the way of business.
  • by K. S. Kyosuke (729550) on Tuesday July 01, 2014 @02:48PM (#47362477)
    You'd be surprised how many people wipe boogers under your desk!

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