Here at Highpants we have been contemplating the purchase of a smart watch for a while now. However, until now we haven’t been able to find the right combination of looks and features that satisfied our desires and convinces us to pony up the dosh. That is until we stumbled upon the Diesel On Full Guard 2.5, a watch that had us slamming down our cold hard cash faster than gambler on a hot streak.
The Diesel design finally achieves a smart watch that looks just like an attractive watch. In a brutally rugged way it achieves what is arguably the best balance of design and smarts of any smart watch on the market. Even if smart watches are of no interest this watch gets the attention of watch fans with its chunky Industrial design and use of machined steel.
This especially applies to fans of Diesels traditional watches (non-smart), they will love what Fossil have achieved in gun metal grey steel. This is after-all a Fossil watch under the hood with Android Wear OS properly implemented. Fossil has gotten so good at this type of design that Google recently purchased the Fossil division responsible for producing the Diesel, Michael Corrs and Mont Blanc Wear OS watches.
The Smart Watch Dilemma
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While many wrist bound gadget manufacturers are concentrating on the brains of their smart watches only one company has already cracked that equation and are now working on the most important part, the watch part.
Pebble is the first smart watch maker to release a wrist bound smart device that actually looks smart, a watch you would wear to work or in any every day situation.
Smart watches are your mobile phones new best friend and may just be the ultimate personal digital assistant. Are they now finally delivering on the smart watch dream that has been a long time coming?
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Google is in fact intent on covering our entire bodies with Android devices; glasses, shoes and now wrist watches. Rumoured to be preparing to join the SmartWatch revolution Google has the technology but do they have the desire?
The rumours appear to have begun with a story run by the Financial Times, discussing the burgeoning SmartWatch market and the numerous new Google devices targeting various body parts FT seems to have put two and two together. Supporting evidence supplied via a number of Google patents relating to wearable computing,
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