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It's been a few months since I stopped wearing a watch. The places where I miss a watch the most:1. Conference rooms- it's awkward to take your phone out and see the time. I have tried putting the phone on the table as a clock but the screen shuts off2. Speaking - it's difficult to time yourself when you are speaking without a watch.3. Social gatherings: Even if you are having the best time, you still want to pace yourself or time yourself to get home. It's awkward to keep pulling out your phone to see the time.All these can be resolved, if there was wall clock close by that you can see. What do your think? Do you miss wearing a watch?
In a blog post today Sundar Pichai, SVP, Android, Chrome & Apps of Google announced the Android Wear, a project that extends Android to wearables. If you are a fan of Android, you know one of the best things is "Google Now" - getting your info that is most useful to you when you need it.
I am looking forward to the launch of the Android Wear, even though right now I am weighing replacing the battery on my Timex watch $5 or buying a Android wear which could be $299 onwards. I am going to wait and see